Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Inexpensive Wet Basement Solution. Sloping the soil away from the house will take care of the problem most of the time. Firmly pack clay soil around the foundation, with at least a slope over the first 4 ft.
The Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Keep Dog Pee From Ruining Your Yard. Dog urine discolors and kills grass. Replace part of the lawn with landscape fabric covered with pea gravel, then add a few dog-friendly decorations! by lindsey