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June 2015 Blog Posts (9)

What is Needed for a Beautiful Yard

When winter is fading away many homeowner’s thoughts turn to their yard and what they can do to ensure that they will have a beautiful yard when springtime arrives. Although you may not be able to get outside and work on your yard there are some things that you can do to get ready. You should make sure that you look at all your yard tools including your lawn mower, garden tools, and trimmers. Take the time to clean, sharpen, repair, and lubricate all of them so they are ready. Once you can…


Added by Morna Collins on June 30, 2015 at 4:29am — No Comments

Concrete Construction Safety Tips

In the construction of almost every new building and home, concrete is used. Although it may seem like a harmless substance to most individuals, in actuality it can be a very dangerous substance. This is why it is important to use these safety tips when doing concrete construction. Any worker that works in a concrete construction company should have concrete safety training to make sure that they are working with concrete…


Added by Morna Collins on June 30, 2015 at 3:30am — No Comments

Best practice for buying a property

If we put aside wedding and birth of your child, or if you simply did not have either of those, purchasing a property is probably the biggest and most important thing that ever happened to you. It can be a lot of fun, but it can also be very stressful, especially legal part.

Before it comes to searching and looking, you and your partner, that is if you have…


Added by Sophie Andersen on June 28, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

The Ponderosa II is For Sale!

My wife Louise and I have thoroughly enjoyed being able to restore the Ponderosa II over the past four years. We have been thrilled to be able to share the house with fans and otherwise keep the memories of BONANZA alive. On a personal level, as we begin to seriously prepare for our future, Louise and I have made a tough decision.   We began the process to sell the Ponderosa II. Since we are both near the age of retirement, and are supporting Louise's elderly mother,…


Added by Tom Swann on June 18, 2015 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Ever dream of building your own Ponderosa?

Now you can! After years working on this project, we are finally able to offer full architect designed plans for a Ponderosa replica home, including permission to build it from Bonanza Ventures, the world-wide holder of the rights to all things "Bonanza."

You can learn more about these plans by visiting…


Added by Tom Swann on June 17, 2015 at 11:19am — No Comments

Keeping Your Bathroom Fixtures Well-Maintained

Plumbing installations are the headliner in the bathroom: toilet, sink, shower and tub. In each of these classifications, you can spend too much and take the bathroom (and your financial plan) to resort extents. Then again, you can stay inside of a thin spending plan and pick quality designed installations that will take care of business. The ideal approach to start selecting these essentials is to visit a lavatory showroom where you can see, try to make inquiries. Your creator will direct…


Added by Sophie Andersen on June 8, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Celebrating the importance of Log Cabins in America’s Past and Future

Honest Abe Log Homes is celebrating National Log Cabin Month by hosting open houses, home tours, log raising demonstrations, factory tours, seminars and more during the month of July.…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 8, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Screw Jacks Not Installed in my Southland Log Home

Thanks for your comments, Bill & Scott. Yes, I am still concerned. Is it realistic and/or possible to installed screw jacks now that the house is built?



Southland's "Preferred Builder" failed to install Screw Jacks on posts in my Log Home, even though their Construction Manual has clear instructions for installation and making adjustments for settling. Their Customer Service representative claims it is nothing to worry about. Still, I am…


Added by Kathryn Charles on June 3, 2015 at 5:19pm — 3 Comments

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