In the heat of the summer, we all want a pool in stock to help keep us cool.
However, we’re all aware of the differences between expectation and reality, particularly with home improvement projects. Expectations for home pools usually look something like the below picture, and of course, in this ideal scenario, maintenance and upkeep takes very little time, effort, or money.
However, in-ground, Olympic size pools can cost upwards of $20,000.
The reality of owning a pool can end up looking more like the below, even after plenty of money and hours of upkeep are invested each week.
When faced with the reality of many expensive pool systems, it’s easy to feel like Bill Murray in Caddyshack: “We have a pool and a pond. Pond’d be good for you.” Instead of forcing you to settle for a pond, we have a third option for you: the stock tank pool.
The stock tank pool (aka hillbilly hot tub) happens to be this summer’s hottest trend. For around $500, you can install your own backyard pool! Let us help you build your own pool, just in time for 4th of July. Keep reading for all the instructions.
The Peach Truck is coming to Rural King again this year, to select Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky stores. The Peach Truck sells the world’s best freestone Georgia peaches by the half bushel box from their truck between mid-May and August. The peach season is short, so plan to stock up!
People begin sustainable landscaping for many reasons, and it has many benefits for the environment, regardless of where you live. It also benefits you as a homeowner.
Let’s talk first about the environmental benefits.
Done properly, sustainable landscaping can help reduce the amount of water usage on your property, balance nature more effectively, and help reduce the amount of waste from your plants and your landscaping. Continue reading →
Here’s a project for the whole family that Mom will love: fairy gardens!Fairy gardens are easy for kids to put together and also help introduce them to gardening! They’ll love making the container for Mom and also love taking care of the plants and decorating it later.