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August 5, 2014
Denny Estrela wrote:
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Hi Danny, thank you for your question. Since the structure was built custom to the site--specifically engineered with structural and seismic requirements for Napa, CA conditions. We are unable to confirm that it would sustain snow loads in your area. We would recommend consulting with a local structural engineer.
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May 22, 2014
lyons2adam wrote:
Is the plan for the covered structure available for puchase? where?
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Hello, thank you for your question. We appreciate your interest. The plans are not available for purchase, as the structure was built custom to the site--specifically engineered for structural and seismic requirements.
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April 14, 2014
pdelaporte wrote:
Is the grass real or artificial?
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Synthetic grass technology has advanced so far that its hard to tell the difference ... I'm not sure, either. What I can tell you is that if it's EasyTurf, the owner doesn't have to worry about maintenance, bugs, rodents, fading, or worn out paths under the swings! A lot of day care centers and schools are installing EasyTurf on their playgrounds for these and other reasons - including our 'fall safe' technology. Are you interested in artificial grass? I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Cheers!
George
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Hi, thanks for your question. It is in fact real lawn, not artificial. It happens to be one of the first lawns installed in our area using the new Sub-surface Drip Irrigation (SDI) technology, called "Eco-Mat" by Hunter Industries. Here's a link to more information:
http://www.hunterindustries.com/irrigation-product/micro-irrigation/eco-mat-and-pld-esd

One of the advantages of using sub-surface-drip: Water Conservation--reduced evaporation, reduced runoff, and no wind-blown water loss as from typical pop-up sprinkler heads!
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June 23, 2013
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Hi, thanks for your comments and question. Yes, the beams do span quite a distance. The structure was engineered, and the overall size is about 20' wide by 40' long. The covered part is about 20' x 20'. The posts and beams are hefty, too: 6x8 Standard Alaska Yellow Cedar Glu-Lams for the columns. A knife-blade for post-to-footing connection. The beams are 6x8's, and the rafters are 4x8's.
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May 19, 2013
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Yes, there are other roofing material options available, although this structure was engineered specifically for the metal roof. Our client likes it because it is lightweight, durable, and maintenance-friendly.
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May 3, 2013
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Hi, thanks for your question. The structure was engineered, it's fairly large. The entire structure is about 20' wide by 40' long, and the covered part is about 20' x 20'. The posts and beams are hefty, too: 6x8 Standard Alaska Yellow Cedar Glu-Lams for the columns; 6x8's for the beams, and the rafters are 4x8's .
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March 11, 2013
cahabamama wrote:
Who makes this swing set?
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Hi, the play-set was provided by the homeowners and was already on-site before the backyard project had been started. We believe it was purchased from a company called "Marin Backyard" in Marin County, CA.
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February 7, 2013
Dawn Hooks wrote:
Hello I was wondering what type of stone is under the portico? - I love the colors they look like blues and gray with maybe a little sand.
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What kind of roof is on the pergola?
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The roof is an architectural metal ribbed roofing material.
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September 21, 2012
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Hi marymcnichols, the play-set was provided by the homeowners and was already on-site before the backyard project had been started. We believe it was purchased from a company called "Marin Backyard" in Marin County, CA.
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April 29, 2012
ginachristian wrote:
what is the cover on the pergola?
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The middle section is covered with a ribbed metal roofing material.
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