The following do it yourself guides give a step-by-step look at how you can get the job done quickly. We even include a detailed product list to help you get it done right.

  • Retaining Wall

    Landscaping Guide

    Try these 6 steps to installing a retaining wall:
    1. Mark the outline of your wall.
    2. Dig a 4" - 6" deep trench.
    3. Add a few inches of paver base and compact with a tamper.
    4. Lay your first layer of blocks, and make sure they're level.
    5. Add sand or loam behind the wall as you finish each row.
    6. Glue the last layer with paver cement for safety.


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  • Rabbit Guide

    If you want to know if your rabbit is happy and healthy, watch for these signs:
    1. Your rabbit should be frisky, vigorous and have bright eyes.
    2. Your rabbit should have a shiny coat and dry nose.
    3. Your rabbit should have frim, dry fecal pellets.
    4. Your rabbit's toenails should be trimmed regularly to avoid injury.


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  • Flea, Tick & Worming Guide

    To effectively control fleas and ticks on your pet and in your home, follow this four step program:
    1. Treat the pet with BioSpot™ Shampoos and spot-on treatment, and Adams™ Flea & Tick collars.
    2. Treat your home with Adams™ Carpet Spray or Room Fogger.
    3. Treat your yard with a yard and kennel spray.
    4. Continue to maintiain your pest free environment with products from BioSpot™ and Adams™.


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  • Wild Bird Feeding Guide

    Attract beautiful songbirds to your backyard with these easy steps:
    1. Be sure to use the right seed mix for birds in your area.
    2. Keep your seed fresh.
    3. Keep cats and other predators away from your feeders.
    4. Hang your feeders near lots of trees and shrubs.


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  • Toilet Repair Guide

    To determine if you have a leaky toilet, follow these easy steps:
    1. Take off the tank lid and flush the toilet.
    2. After the flapper closes and as the tank starts to fill with water, add several drops of food coloring. Wait 10 minutes.
    3. If there are any leaks at the flapper, the water in the toilet bowl will change color. This is a sign it's time to change your flapper and start saving money.


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  • Electric Fencing Guide

    If your electric fence is not working, check the following:
    1. Check the fuses in your control box.
    2. Check the power source by unplugging the controller and using a fence tester on the outlet or battery terminals.
    3. Check the fence controller for output by using a voltage tester that is appropriate for your controller.
    4. Check the fence installation. Shorts, poor splices, broken wires and faulty insulators could be the problem.
    5. Check the grounding.


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  • Hydraulics Guide

    Check these areas to keep your hydraulics working properly:
    1. Check for bent rods.
    2. Watch for the ballooning of the cylinder tube.
    3. Check the bearing area for abnormailities.
    4. Check the surface finish of the rod.


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  • Chick Guide

    Poultry care is based on six key points:
    1. FEED: must be clean, dry, and always measured by weight.
    2. LIGHT: continuous light for the first 48 hours of their life.
    3. AIR: fresh air is a must. Temps should be 90-95 degrees for first week, decrease by 5 degrees each week after.
    4. WATER: allow 1 gallon of clean fresh water for each 25 chicks.
    5. SPACE: 1/2 sq. ft. per chick for the first 4 weeks.
    6. SANITATION: 3-4" of dry clean litter on the floor, and clean regularly.


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  • Beef Project Guide

    Beef Project Guide

    Here are some fun facts about cows:
    1. Cows graze by curling their tongues around the grass rather than nibbling like a horse.
    2. A cow will chew her cud at least 8 hours per day.
    3. A cow will eat 100 pounds, wet weight, of grass per day.
    4. A 1,000 pound cow will product 8.5 tons wet weight of manure per year.
    5. The country with them ost cattle is India.
    6. Cows produce approximately 15 to 20 gallons of saliva per day.