DIY Adventures: How do you build a patio? (Do's and Dont's)The day has come and you've made the decision to finally go on down to Home Depot, get yourself some pavers, gravel, and sand and build your OWN PATIO! You've watched some videos on Youtube and you have a pretty good idea, but don't start yet until you've read our Do's and Dont's! Read full article »
DIY Adventures: How to Build a Paver Patio - Step by stepDIY hardscaping isn't for everyone, but for those who have the time to spare and skill it can be a highly rewarding experience as you're building the foundation where your family will rest their feet. But don't think you have to be a seasoned veteran to create a simple paver patio! Thanks to the wealth of video lessons on Youtube and articles on the internet. Read full article »
5 Reasons Why You'll Be Glad You Got a Fire PitThe kitchen is everyone's favorite room in the house. People also love spending time outdoors. Put the two together and you have 'an outdoor kitchen' a space that everyone will LOVE. Read full article »
6 Pro Tips to Keep in Mind When Building Your Own PatioYou’ve made the big decision to head on over to Lowes, Home Depot, or wherever, and get your masonry supplies and build your very patio! By doing it yourself, you’re going to save a lot of money but what sort of result you end up with will depend on how much homework you do.Read full article »
DIY - How to Install Lighting On Your Retaining WallAfter investing your hard-earned money on upgrading your property with landscaping and hardscaping, you want to get the most bang out of your buck. One way you can achieve that is by making your beautiful surroundings visible 24 hours a day! By investing in lighting, your landscape will come alive at night, creating a magical atmosphere. Let's show you how you'd go about installing lighting on a retaining wall. Read full article »
DIY Crash Course on Laying PaversBefore buying any materials or laying anything down, make sure you take the time to thoroughly site up the space, measuring all sides, and writing them down. Then, do some simple math to calculate the total surface area you have in square feet. Pro tip: buy 15% more pavers and material than you think you'll need, as sometimes pavers break or calculations are off, and by doing this you can save yourself an extra trip to the store. Read full article »
5 things you can do with landscaping to keep your cool in a heatwaveFourth of July weekend, and no matter how hot it is outside, America is going to go out and party. Be it in the comfort & privacy of their back yards, at the beach, a public swimming pool, parks, or what have you. After a year of COVID restrictions, we want out, heatwave or not!
And Summer has JUST begun, literally last week. What if there are more heatwaves?
This does bring up an interesting point of conversation for the home-owner: how can I enjoy this Summer outdoors and not be broiled alive by any other heat waves?
The solution, of course, is in landscaping.
Take a walk with me. Read full article »