January 12, 2017

Hiring a Patio Professional

Know what questions to ask when choosing professionals for your outdoor patio project Finding a professional is the next step. After reviewing the websites that list landscape architects and garden designers and talking to friends and neighbors who are satisfied with their patio, schedule to have several come to your home to give you their […]

January 5, 2017

Patio Design Tips For a Functional & Relaxing Outdoor Space

Careful planning is a must for creating a truly practical and relaxing outdoor living room. You will need to consider the space requirements, comfort, architectural style, color harmony and traffic flow, just as you would with designing an indoor space in your home. Also, you may come across more challenges with an outdoor room, such […]

September 30, 2016

Deck or Patio, What’s Right for Your Backyard?

Do you know why some homes have a deck while others have a patio? Patios are always at ground level while decks range from just about ground level to the roof of a garage or even the roof of a house. While it’s true you get to decide, there are many factors that will influence […]

September 30, 2016

Louvered Opening Roof – A New Modern Trend

Backyards have evolved from a simple outdoor concept with a pool, patio, and deck to a modern outdoor living area complete with a full kitchen, sitting area, living area, and an entertainment system. With every homeowner wanting to completely transform their outdoor living environment into an extension of their living space, gazebos, pergolas, and patio […]

September 19, 2016

Creative Lighting For Your Outdoor Living Spaces

You can light up the night with Tiki torches and a few citronella candles, or you can make your backyard landscaping really stand out by incorporating some clever outdoor home decor lighting features. You need light, so why not make it special? Solar powered landscaping lights that accent small shrubs and the perimeter of patios are […]

September 12, 2016

Inviting Spaces for Fall Outdoor Entertaining

Summer might be over, but there’s still plenty of time for outdoor entertaining. With clear skies and cool weather, relaxing on the patio or deck might be even more inviting than it was midsummer. Heat can make the difference between an outdoor area that’s comfortable and one where you and your guests would rather not […]

August 30, 2016

The Essential Steps to Your Landscape Design

When it comes to your outdoor landscape design, the best route for your design process is to take it one step at a time. Start with your Front Yard Your front yard is the perfect place to begin your landscape transformation. It’s the first thing that you see driving up to your house, and you […]

August 28, 2016

9 Tricks to Make the Most of Your Small Yard

If you have a small outdoor area, use it as an asset to design an inviting outdoor paradise. You will get the most out of every inch of your yard with a few strategic choices such as hiding storage and maximizing vertical surfaces. These outdoor living spaces and gardens will prove that less is often more […]

August 26, 2016

Benefits of Solar Shades

In just about every aspect of life, technology has accelerated change. New inventions that were once thought of as the impossible are now becoming a reality. One example of this is a smart home, which you will find full of smart tvs, hi-tech security systems, and even a smart sprinkler system for your backyard. Another […]

August 7, 2016

What You Can Expect From Your Contractor

The beginning of a new outdoor project can be exciting yet overwhelming for some. Because it is a large investment for you, the unknown may be scary. There are several factors that play into the planning, designing and constructing phases of your project. One of the key things in order for you to have a […]

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