Living on Acreages: What You Need to Know-PDF

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Consider this an owners manual for living in the country. Offering tips, tricks, and insights!

Topics include

  • Selecting a rural living site
  • Designing a homestead adaptable to lifelong needs
  • Establishing or accessing systems for utilities including septic systems
  • Understanding effects of seasonal weather and wind
  • Minimizing damage by insects and animals
  • Developing outdoor living areas
  • Planning and managing a pond
  • Planning and building driveways and roadways
  • Establishing a routine preventive maintenance schedule

    108 pp, illus, download, 2006

    ISBN 0-89373-103-X
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