If you want to find a way to spend more time relaxing on your patio and make it a destination for events with friends and family, these five ideas for outdoor patio additions, ranging from small to big can have your outdoor space feeling new and exciting.
Your driveway is one of the first things you and your guests will see when pulling up to your house. A properly installed and inviting driveway can add great curb appeal to your home. But the blacktop driveway is not as simplistic as it looks. The base material underneath the blacktop is what gives your driveway the strength and stability it needs to keep it together and functioning properly. Without taking the time to determine and install the proper base material, you will not get the same longevity out of it. Driveway installation can be a costly and time consuming process, so it’s better to get it done right the first time!
The last several weeks have seen a record shattering avalanche of snow bombard the North East. The frustration of canceled plans, dangerous conditions, long commutes, and shoveling for hours has left New England completely drained of any leftover holiday cheer. Through the haze of falling snow, one thing has become clear: having a clean parking lot is actually a competitive advantage for a business or organization. With so much snow in such a short period, Mother Nature has quality snow removal at a premium.
This post is the final in a series covering the construction of an elegant but practical front entry. In this post, we look at the walkway construction and how the design of your walkway can enhance the entire entry into your home. Letâ€™s take a look at the original walkway on the left to compare with what was created on the right.
This post is the third in a series covering the construction of an elegant but practical front entry. In this post, we look at retaining wall construction and how, once again, the quality and durability is in the preparation and foundation.
This post is the second in a series that describes the construction of an elegant but practical front entry, providing you with how you can turn your front walkway landscape idea into reality. Let’s start with a look at the old stairs and landing area on the left to compare with what was created on the right.
Planning your landscape construction project ensures that your requirements are well understood in order to produce a well designed and constructed project that will be completed on time within the approved budget.
Spring is upon us, which means longer, warmer days, bright colors, green grass and everyone’s favorite task: landscape cleanup. Although it may seem tedious and never-ending, cleaning up your property in the spring can help to revitalize and reawaken a yard that has been dormant for the last few months. By starting the landscape cleanup process as quickly as possible, you can set your yard up for success and reduce the amount of cleanup and maintenance that is required throughout the rest of spring and summer.
Whenever you start the process of building a retaining wall, one of the big decisions that you face is how to choose the type of retaining wall material that is right for your project. Because of the variety of different materials available, you will need to consider several factors before you make your final decision.
Although retaining walls are a seemingly simple enhancement to any landscaping project, nearly 80% of all residential retaining walls fail at one point or another because of poor drainage. Even though it is often passed over, drainage is the most important aspect of any retaining wall’s structure.