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Custom patio design can be a great addition to the front or backyard of any home. Various colors, patterns, and materials, which can be installed in infinite designs, bring something fun and unique to your personal outdoor space. Since there are...
Pergolas are a beautiful architectural element that add function to any yard. Whether going with a traditional slated top or a slightly curved slate, staining or painting the wood, or covering the slates with a canvas awning or lush vines, there are...
Four Simple Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Curb appeal is one of the top ways to to improve the overall beauty and architecture of your home and increase its resale value. We all want our homes to look their best, have optimal value, and feel...
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...