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How to protect your home from a mudslide

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If you live next to a dirt hill, you might wonder how to protect your home from a mudslide during heavy rain. If the hill is not properly protected during a rainstorm, a mudslide can happen. Mudslides can be dangerous and deadly. In Everett, Washington, a large mudslide took the lives of 41 individuals in April 2014. Here are a few solutions to protect your house or street from mudslides: Permanent solutionsPlanting vegetation: This is the best and most long term solution to erosion. When trees and other plants are planted on the hill, the roots keep the soil in place, preventing against...

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What are landscape sod staples?

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Landscape staples are used to secure landscape fabrics, dog fences and PVC pipes to the ground. Instead of using rocks to secure the landscape fabrics to the ground, landscape staples are an inexpensive alternative. Other names for Landscape Staples: Garden Stakes, Sod Staples, Fence Staples, Sod Depot, Landscape Fabric Pins, Landscape Fabric Staples, Landscape Stakes, Steel Stakes, Lawn Staples, Anchor Pins, Sod Pins and Ground Staples Learn more: Landscape staples

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What gauge and size of landscape staples (sod staples) should I buy?

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Gauge The lower the gauge, the thicker and stronger the metal. We offer 8 gauge, 9 gauge, and 11 gauge landscape staples. Ideal soil type 8 gauge: compacted soil With compact soil, use landscape staples with a lower gauge so that the staples don't snap while hammering them into the ground. 11 gauge: looser soil Suitable for most applications Size Longer staples work better in looser soils. The added length ensures that the landscape staple will not move after installation. For most soils, 6" x 1" x 6" staples (square top, round top) will work. For looser soils, use longer staples,...

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What's the difference between square top and round top landscape staples?

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A common question we get asked is the difference between square top or round top landscape staples. A square top sod staple is the type of staple with a flat top. Meanwhile, round top landscape staples are rounded at the top. The difference is the uses of each of these landscape staples. Square top landscape staples are used for securing landscape fabric, weed barrier, dog fences and electric fences, and securing synthetic turf. Round top landscape staples are used to hold down irrigation pipes. Learn more: Square top sod staples Round top sod staples

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