Brighten Up Your Outdoor Living Space

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The look and feel of your outdoor living space can make or break the quality and atmosphere of your home’s overall design. But it’s a lot easier to create outdoor space others will be envious of than it may seem. All it takes is some planning and creative design for your outdoor living dreams to become reality. Whether it’s a …

How to Choose an Outdoor Construction Contractor

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Your outdoor living spaces can either amp up the quality and atmosphere of your home’s design plan or do the complete opposite. All it takes is some planning and great design for your new outdoor space to go from dream to reality. Whether it’s a new sprinkler system, an arbor or pergola, or even a full-blown outdoor living and dining …

The Ultimate Guide: How Do French Drains Work and How Much Does a French Drain Cost?

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Yard drainage issues can compromise the aesthetics and health of your outdoor space, leading to problems like standing water, soil erosion, and structural damage. French drains, surface regrading, and retaining walls effectively combat poor drainage. French drains, in particular, use gravity to divert water through a trench filled with gravel and a perforated pipe, efficiently guiding excess water away from …

6 Sprinkler System Maintenance Tips for New Users

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Like all good things, sprinkler systems require maintenance to work at their most efficient level. Failure to maintain your sprinkler system can negatively affect its performance and longevity. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to improve the performance and lifespan of your sprinkler system. Without further ado, here are 6 sprinkler system maintenance tips for new users. 1. Set …

6 Landscape Drainage Solutions

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Does your lawn have drainage problems? Learn more about types of landscape drainage solutions, how they work, and where you should use them.

5 Benefits of a Covered Patio

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Outdoor living spaces are all the rage among homeowners, and for good reason. Decks, outdoor kitchens, fire features, and patios have changed the outdoor living game. But if your outdoor space doesn’t have a covered patio, it may be time for an upgrade. From daily living and entertainment to aesthetics and property value, there are many benefits of a covered patio. …

Pet Friendly Landscaping Ideas

Keeping your pet safe and happy is high on the list for most pet owners. One way for a pet to enjoy themselves is with pet-friendly landscaping. The additions to landscaping can be simple or intricate, depending on what lifestyle and design you desire in the yard. Materials and Objects That Make a Yard Pet Friendly Using the right materials for …

Warm Up On Cool Nights with a Fire Pit or Fireplace

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Fire pits and outdoor fireplaces are becoming more and more popular. They add visual interest to your landscaping and can make your yard feel more complete. They also provide a focal point around which you can gather with friends and family. And, most important, they can extend your outdoor entertaining season. There is no reason to end outdoor entertaining just …

Components of an Outdoor Living Space

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Being outside provides many benefits, from boosting your mood to improving your short-term memory to increasing your levels of vitamin D. You could go for a hike or do yard work or play a sport, but in our busy world, you’re probably not going to do any of those things regularly. Having an outdoor living space where you can relax, spend …