Archive: Landscape Construction

Functional Backyard Landscape Ideas

Functional Backyard Landscape Ideas

Creating functional outdoor spaces depends on what you as the homeowner are looking to do. Do you have kids and/or a pet? An open back yard with ample room to run and play may be the best option. Or, are you more interested in entertaining? If so, your space may include a deck, patio, and/or outdoor kitchen. Here are some tips for designing a functional backyard landscape that’s just right for you.

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Increase Your Home’s Resale Value with Landscape Construction

Increase Your Home's Resale Value with Landscape Construction

Whether you want to create more back yard enjoyment for your family, or you want to improve your back yard’s appearance for an upcoming sale, consider improving your property with landscape construction. Choose landscape features that you can enjoy now, and will also pay back dividends if and when you decide to sell. Contact New England Enterprises for an expert consultation for your drainage, grading or landscape construction project.

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Walkway Design – Create An Interesting Yard Detail

Walkway Design - Create An Interesting Yard Detail

Building a simple path in your yard is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to add character, functionality and charm to your landscaping. Whether to help keep traffic off of your lawn, or just to change the look of your garden area, a walkway makes an excellent accent to any home or garden. When constructing your walkway, there are a variety of different variables to think about, including durability, look, feel and materials. A landscape construction expert can help you select the right walkway design for your needs, however it’s good to have a good grasp of what you need before you start talking about installation.

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Excavation Dos and Don’ts

Excavation Safety System

Home excavation projects can range in size from an entire basement, to a foundation for a garage or addition, to a small utility trench. Excavation may also be needed to create drainage space around your home’s foundation that addresses a basement prone to flooding. Whatever the project, as a homeowner you should know what an excavation is, as well as a few dos and don’ts for excavation projects.

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Backyard Patio Design – Things to Consider

Backyard Patio Design

One of the great things about having a back yard, whether it be large or small, is being able to enjoy a back patio. Although a simple patio design consisting of a slab of concrete and a couple chairs can give you a place to go sit and wind down, taking some time to plan a functional, relaxing and versatile backyard patio can greatly increase the time that you spend enjoying your new outdoor space.

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Importance of Landscape Construction Project Management

Importance of Landscape Construction Project Management

You’ve finally purchased your dream home and want the property’s landscape to match. Or, now that your kids have finished college, you can finally put in the backyard patio or pool that you’ve always wanted. Or perhaps your business property needs a face lift. Whatever the reason for your project, you may have to rely on landscape professionals such as landscape architects and landscape contractors to guide you through the design and construction process. Once the design process is complete and a contractor is selected, your landscape contractor should initiate the landscape construction project management process.

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Factors to Consider When Contracting with a Snow Removal Company

Factors to Consider When Contracting with a Snow Removal Company

As a business owner, you might be thinking about how to keep your building free of snow this time of year. Partnering with a reputable snow removal company can keep your business accessible, decreasing downtime and reducing liability after a snowstorm. When considering what parts of your business property should be kept free of snow, you should take into account three factors: appearance, convenience, and liability.

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Estimate or Consultation? What’s the Difference?

estimate or consultation - what's the difference?

If you’re a home or business owner, chances are that you have requested estimates for repairs to your home or building. You may think that estimates are quick, easy and provided free of charge, which most are. However, if your project involves addressing drainage and/or grading problems, building a retaining wall or excavating for a foundation, you need more than an estimate. You need a consultation with a civil engineer who will ensure that your project is completed as efficiently and safely as possible.

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