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  • Five Good Reasons to Put Your Water Feature on a Timer

    August 16, 2019 by

    Water features, such as waterfalls, fountains and fake rivers, are great at creating pleasant white noise to drown out unwanted sounds, such as traffic, neighbors and so forth. However, there are also good reasons why you might want to put your electric water feature pump on pause with an automatic timer. You might want to… Read more

  • Building a Solid, Sound-Dampening Gate

    August 14, 2019 by

    Our front fence and gate collapsing in a storm presented a fabulous opportunity to erect a new sound-abating one. The old set-up — just wire rabbit fencing — had none of those qualities. Dampening traffic noise was the goal so I knew a tall, solid fence was required. To block noise, you want a barrier… Read more

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