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The completion of a landscape construction project at your home is always an exciting time. The construction crews are gone, leaving you ready to enjoy your newly finished landscape. How long is this new landscape expected to stay “new”? If you are...
Decks do not last forever. A strict maintenance strategy will certainly make them last longer, but rotting and splintering is inevitable. The first signs of a deck in disrepair are soft or splintering deck boards, wobbly handrails, and rotting posts...
Flagstone Landscaping is a very popular choice for the natural and rustic look it brings to any home. There are no maintenance free building materials out there and flagstone is no different. Follow this guide to keep your maintenance efficient,...
An interlock walkway shares a number of similarities to a flagstone walkway: they’re both durable and attractive options with many styles, designs and colour choices for you to choose from. Where they differ is how you can figure out which is right...
Photo credit to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/greenimpress/ When you are building stone decks and patios there are many considerations that go into what is the best stone for your project. These factors can include your own preferences for...
Photo taken by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/arnoldmasonryandconcrete/ Concrete walkways definitely have their place, but if you’re thinking of having an interlocking stone walkway instead here are some great points to consider in your decision...
Patio deck designs using concrete pavers are as varied as can be. There are so many materials, colours, shapes and ways to put them together it can be tough to sort out what is best for you and your home. Start with a budget and then follow these...
Every smart homeowner undertaking a front yard landscaping project knows that getting professional designs made up is the first step in making their dream a reality. Having the ability to really see how your home is going to come together, alter it...
Ponds, waterfalls and fountains can offer an aesthetic focal point in any landscape. Benefits can be attributed to the addition of white noise within an urban environment, and the attraction of wildlife. If your intent is to soften a landscape, and...
Front yard landscaping is a simple way to add a significant amount of curb appeal to your home. It is critical when selling or showing a home. The removal of overgrown vegetation, pruning trees, cutting garden bed edges and planting flowering...