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Create a Livable Outdoor Space by Adding a Deck

Outdoor livable space is a popular trend. You can set up an outdoor seating area, outdoor kitchen or outdoor dining space. This allows you to entertain guests outside or host a larger party than what your home can hold. This trend inspired my wife and I to build our own outdoor livable space. However, one of the biggest decisions we faced was what the base for our space would be. We could use concrete, lay pavers or construct a deck. After doing a lot of research, we decided on a deck. It was a challenging decision, but we are pleased with the outcome. In fact, we are so happy we decided to start this blog and help educate other people on decks and livable spaces. Learn the benefits, learn the downside, learn how to care for your and learn what kinds of wood are best for an outdoor deck.


Create a Livable Outdoor Space by Adding a Deck

A Few Reasons To Have A Well Drilled In The City

by Kelly Simmons

If you live in an area with municipal water, you have probably never thought about installing a well. It may surprise you to know that you can have a well, and there are a bunch of benefits to it. You should contact a local well-digging company and ask what permits would be required and then get the ball rolling. Here are just a few benefits you will receive that can make the system worth the cost.

Free Water

One of the biggest benefits of having a well is free water. Even if you do not have a large water bill, you will still save that amount with a well.

If you use water for landscaping, your water bill probably shoots up in the spring and summer. You won't have to worry about this if you have a well.

Clean Water

The water that comes from the municipal water plant has been treated with many chemicals to make sure it does not have any bacteria. When you have a well, no chemicals are added.

If you are concerned about minerals or possible bacteria in the well water, you can have a filter on the system that will send only clean water to your home. You won't have to worry about the amount of bleach in your water that is in the municipal water. Filtered well water is better for any landscaping you may have.

Reliable Water

If someone down the street from your home has a main water line burst because the tree roots in their yard broke the pipe, you are not going to have much water, if any at all. Many things can happen between the municipal water supply plant and your home.

The only problems you will have when you have a well water system will be problems on your property that you can see and take care of yourself. In addition, as long as you properly maintain your well and all the plumbing, you won't have any problems keeping your home supplied with water.

While a municipal water supply is a good thing, it should not be the only water supply to your home. If you do a lot of watering for landscape, having another water source makes sense.

Consider having fresh, clean water for free at your home all the time. If this is something that appeals to you, contact a well water system company such as Golden Gate Well Drilling & Water Conditioning.