Living on Acreages

Price: $20.00

Living on Acreages presents general information on what you need to know about living on an acreage, helping you understand some of the opportunities and responsibilities of life in the country.

Living on Acreages is a valuable instruction and reference manual to everything from building and landscaping in the country to maintaining rural property. 

More than 80 drawings, diagrams, photographs, tables, and charts enhance descriptions of essentials. Each chapter lists resources and web sites for additional information.
Living on Acreages explains how to:
  • Select a rural living site
  • Design a comfortable homestead that is adaptable to lifelong needs
  • Establish or access systems for utilities, including septic system design
  • Understand effects of seasonal weather and wind on rural structures
  • Minimize damage by insects and animals
  • Develop outdoor living areas
  • Plan and manage a farm pond
  • Plan and build driveways and roadways
  • Establish a routine preventive maintenance scheduling
108 pages., 8 1/2 x 11, illus., paperback, 2006
ISBN 0-89373-103-X
Catalog: Country & Rural Living