How to Remove Rust Stains from a Patio or Sandstone Patio Pavers

Removing rust from sandstone pavers and patio tiles is difficult but doesn’t have to be. What was once a tricky task has been made easier by a range of products which will penetrate and lift the rust stains out of porous natural stone surfaces.  But you need more than just a fancy product to get…

What Can I Put Under My Inflatable Hot Tub?

Last year I invested in an inflatable hot tub. It was a warm summer and we’d just had a new patio laid so seemed the perfect time to do so. However, my first concern was what to put under the inflatable hot tub to avoid any tears and rips. There was also the comfort issue,…

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How to Clean a Hot Tub Cover with Vinegar in 5 Simple Steps

If you your hot tub cover is stained by pesky water and mold stains and you’ve tried just about everything to clean it, I can recommend vinegar. It’s cheap, simple, and most of the time does the trick. Here’s how I clean my hot tub cover with vinegar. You can copy my process and hopefully…

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How to Find Worms in Your Backyard: 7 Methods

For whatever reason you might want to know how to catch worms in your backyard, I’ve put together a list of 6 methods that you can use to find backyard worms quickly and efficiently.  Some of the most common methods of finding worms in your backyard include digging out the worms, using vibrations, attracting them…

Can You Keep a Goat in Your Backyard or Garden?

Goats can make are sociable animals so can make for very lively pets. You can also drink their milk, and they are experts at shrub control. Based on that, it’s no wonder more people are considering keeping goats at home.  But, before you do that, you need to know the law and practicality around keeping…

Can You Pour Concrete Over Grass?

A couple of years ago I embarked on a backyard refurb project, making many mistakes along the way. One of those was to not do my own research on whether you can put concrete over grass. After consulting with a builder friend, we decided to put this short guide together – the quick answer first:…