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How can we allow wind to pass through but prevents outsiders from seeing into

I lived in an apartment. The wind feels good. However, we only feel the wind when we open the door. We want to allow the wind to pass through but we do not want to allow others to see inside our ...
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What is the best type of 6 ft wood fence to block wind in a yard?

We moved into a newly built house and I had a large clearing done. I was short sighted and had the loggers clear too much. Now we have a big very windy yard. I am going to plant trees and put of feces ...
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How to darken a room without hurting airflow?

I am a sucker for open windows. My room has two windows on opposing sides, and I get an amazing flow of air between them most hours of the day and night, and I want to keep it that way. A problem ...
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How can I secure a shed with a skid foundation in a windy location?

I'm planning to install an 8'x8' composite storage shed in my backyard on a 4x4 skid foundation. However, my house is located in a very windy location. In the past 4 years, I've had my wooden privacy ...
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Brand New 2 Stories House vibrates when it's windy

I had a house built a year ago and ever since I've moved in, when it's really windy outside the second floor of the house vibrates. At night I can feel the bed move. It's making me very nervous and ...
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How much will a board-on-board (shadow board) fence reduce the wind load?

I have had problems with a fence on one side of my garden because of wind in Montreal. The posts end up leaning away after a few years. Part of the problem might be how the posts were put in (perhaps ...
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What could I use as a metal body for my DIY wind turbine?

I'm building a Ametek wind turbine, similar to the one in this YouTube video. I'm having trouble figuring out what I could use for the metal body, preferably something I could buy from Home Depot or ...
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How can I keep the front door from blowing open?

Whenever there's a windy day, our front door blows open (letting the weather in and the animals out) unless we throw the deadbolt. It's not a big deal when we're all inside - it's become second ...