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How to build steps on a steep hill side

How to build steps on a steep hill side

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-05-15Views:130

Traversing a steep hill can be a difficult proposition, particularly for those who have disabilities which lessen their ability to walk around on their own. Building a set of steps converts a steeper hill from impassible into a reasonable walkway. No[More]

How to Build Block Steps in a Steep Hill

How to Build Block Steps in a Steep Hill

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-03-14Views:130

Adding stone blocks to a hillside can complement any landscape project. This look can improve access to a higher location without using a long path or simple grass embankment. A project such as this has numerous possible designs and shapes. Stone sta[More]

How to Build Steps on a Hill

How to Build Steps on a Hill

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-01-24Views:130

When deciding how to build steps on a hill, you need to consider the type of hill you're dealing with. Its terrain could be anything from small and gentle to large and steep. Depending on the style you choose, you can create a work of art using a var[More]

How to build outdoor steps on a steep incline

How to build outdoor steps on a steep incline

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-02-06Views:130

Attempting to incorporate a steep incline into a cohesive outdoor landscaping plan is challenging to even the most experienced landscaper. Proper drainage is important, and you may need to build a retaining wall to prevent erosion of the hill. If you[More]

How to Build Steps Out of the Ground on a Hill

How to Build Steps Out of the Ground on a Hill

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-04-26Views:130

Build steps through a terraced garden or up a hill to another building on your property. Get a professionally landscaped look but don't let it break your wallet. Use recycled materials, such as sleepers or natural stones, to build your steps. This is[More]

How to build a driveway on a very steep hill

How to build a driveway on a very steep hill

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-05-28Views:130

There are over 34 million cars in the UK. This maybe one of the reasons you find it hard to park when you get home from work. Having off road parking can eliminate this problem, it will also bring down your car insurance and can add thousands to the[More]

How to Build Steps in a Hill With Pavers

How to Build Steps in a Hill With Pavers

Category:HomeRelease time:2015-03-08Views:130

Walking up or down a steep hill is dangerous, especially when the grass is slick from rain, ice or snow. Even the morning dew can make it easy to slip and fall. Installing pavers, or blocks that are usually 14 by 14 inches, takes a few hours and prev[More]

How to build a fence on a hill

How to build a fence on a hill

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-07-01Views:130

Building a fence on a hill might be as simple as building a fence on level ground, because rail and wire fences can often simply follow the contours of the hill. However, panel and woven wire fences cannot do this without looking sloppy and uneven, a[More]

How to build steps on an uneven surface

How to build steps on an uneven surface

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-01-04Views:130

Steps take people from one level to another. In a house, that's pretty simple. You build steps to an upstairs or from a basement to outside or from a sidewalk to a porch. Those are pretty standard step situations, with fixed heights and widths. Steps[More]

How to Build a Patio on a Hill

How to Build a Patio on a Hill

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-04-19Views:130

Living on a sloped lot proves troublesome any time you attempt a landscaping or outdoor building project. Fortunately, building a patio on a hill or slope does not need to be a professionals-only task. You can build your own hilltop or hillside patio[More]

Landscaping Ideas for a Steep Hill

Landscaping Ideas for a Steep Hill

Category:HomeRelease time:2015-02-14Views:130

Landscaping can greatly improve the look of your yard. However, if your yard is partially or completely on a steep hill, designing your landscape can be difficult. You'll need to consider erosion prevention and the challenges of physically maintainin[More]

How to build steps for a brick patio

How to build steps for a brick patio

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-10-18Views:130

You can build steps for a brick patio using concrete, stone or wood, but to keep with the design of the patio, you can build matching steps from brick. Brick is a versatile building material for steps because you can dry stack the bricks for a tempor[More]

How to build steps into a hillside

How to build steps into a hillside

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2013-08-21Views:130

Building steps into a hillside requires some planning but the construction is simple, according to CreativeHomeowner.com. When designing your steps, consider the amount of traffic. Plan for steps that are 1.5 to 1.8 metres (5 to 6 feet) wide if you w[More]

How to grow grass on steep hills

How to grow grass on steep hills

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-06-21Views:130

If you have a steep slope in your yard, you may not know what to do with the difficult space. Seeding it to grow grass will improve the appearance of your landscape. Most types of lawn grass are easily planted and grown on a steep terrain. Choosing a[More]

How to Build a House Under a Hill in "Sims 3"

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2014-07-28Views:130

In 2009, Electronic Arts came out with an edition of one of the best-selling game franchises in the world: "The Sims 3." The game is a life simulator, and you control Sims, the people of the game, by directing their actions day and night. You can als[More]

How to build steps for a trampoline

How to build steps for a trampoline

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2016-03-27Views:130

If you have a trampoline in your yard, you may wish for it to be accessible for smaller children as well as bigger ones. One option is to sink your trampoline into the ground, although if this represents too much effort, then building a set of steps[More]

How to build outdoor stairs on a hill

How to build outdoor stairs on a hill

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-12-24Views:130

Tame a steep slope to make your hillside safe for walking by building outdoor stairs. Stairs provide a beautiful way to easily access any part of your property and can add instant curb appeal to your home. You can choose to create your stairway with[More]

How to build steps out of cross ties on a slope

How to build steps out of cross ties on a slope

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-02-13Views:130

Railroad cross ties aren't just for train tracks anymore -- they make dandy hillside steps. According to the Railway Tie Association, ties can be fashioned out of 24 different types of wood, graded as to dimension, wear resistance and how appropriate[More]

How to build steps into a slope

How to build steps into a slope

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-12-18Views:130

Transforming a slope from an unattractive spot that's difficult to tend or mow into a set of functional steps not only simplifies property access, but also beautifies the area, potentially increasing property values. Steps running along a slope can f[More]

How to Stop Erosion on Steep Hills With Rocks & Roots

How to Stop Erosion on Steep Hills With Rocks & Roots

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-03-23Views:130

Hills erode when heavy or prolonged rains wash the soil downhill. The keys to stopping erosion are to make soil harder to liquefy and also put barriers in gravity's way. Plants protect the soil. Their roots create a framework to which soil can cling[More]

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