How To Clean Up Your Home’s Exterior In Spring (And Save Work In The Summer)

Cleaning up your yard after the last gasps of winter might seem like a full load -- after all, you have to focus on making sure that everything looks good for the picnics and parties that the warmer months bring -- but you might want to keep an eye on the future when you're revving up the protesting lawn mower and cleaning out the gutters. If you're looking for a way to get your home ready for spring and to save some work in the summer at the same time, then here are a few tips to get everything looking good -- and staying that way. Read More 

Stay Engaged In Your Work And Enhance Society - Uncommon Career Paths For Civil Engineers

The most important structures of society are designed by people with specialized training who have both the skills and the passion to use their knowledge to develop unique, modern structures. However, if you're a civil engineer who is frustrated in your field and looking to escape the construction world, you should be aware that you have more options than you realize. Below, you'll find a guide to some of the uncommon career options available in the field of civil engineering. Read More 

How To Design A Safer Public Park

If you are in municipal engineering, one of your jobs is designing public parks. Parks are a wonderful place for family and friends to get together, but they can also be dangerous if people aren't careful. By reducing hiding places, improving the lighting and access, and making all areas of the park more visible, you can help to make them safer for everyone. Here are some tips for designing a safer public park. Read More 

Spring Care Tips For Landscape Trees

Cool mornings are turning to warm days as spring approaches. Your trees have likely noticed, and they are beginning to shake off their winter's slumber and send out new leaves. You can make sure your trees are in tip-top shape for summer by getting in some last minute spring care. Time Your Trimming Depending on the type of tree, late winter and early spring may be your last chance to get a full trim in until next year. Read More 

Got Some Old Tires? Make Outdoor Seating With Them!

If you're about to have the tires on your vehicle changed, don't throw out the old tires. Repurpose them into useful items for the backyard. Because there is always the need for more seating, using old tires is a great idea that won't take long to implement. This guide provides the steps needed to repurpose your tires into seats, while adding a pop of color to your landscape at the same time. Read More