A Garden and Outdoor Patio Go Hand-in-handA Garden and Outdoor Patio Go Hand-in-hand


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A Garden and Outdoor Patio Go Hand-in-hand

I love to garden, and when my family moved into a new home, I was very excited at the thought of getting to plan a brand-new garden! We moved to a completely different climate, so there was a learning curve to finding out which flowers and plants would thrive in the new location. Thankfully, the project was a success, but I realized that our family didn't get to enjoy the beauty of our garden without an outdoor living space to lounge on in the backyard. We soon found a local contractor with amazing ideas on how we could turn out yard into a beautiful, outdoor oasis. I enjoyed helping him plan and watching him build our new backyard patio, and I actually learned a lot during the process. I am eager to share what I have learned with others on my new blog!

Latest Posts

3 Reasons It's A Good Idea To Hire An Architect For Your Building Project
25 January 2020

When you're in the process of planning a building

Sealing Vs. Epoxy
23 December 2019

As a homeowner, damage to concrete surfaces or con

Reasons To Have A Greenhouse Attached To Your Custom Home
15 November 2019

A greenhouse can be a valuable addition to your pr

4 Reasons Why Bay Windows Make A Beautiful Upgrade To An Existing Double-Hung Window
10 October 2019

Bay windows are fairly rare in modern homes—they'r

3 Additions To Wooden Fencing To Ensure Dogs Stay Put
3 September 2019

If you're looking into residential wood fencing op

Sealing Vs. Epoxy

As a homeowner, damage to concrete surfaces or concrete foundations can be especially distressing. Many people believe that damage to concrete is disastrous and can lead to wildly expensive repairs  reaching into the thousands of dollars. Fortunately, many options exist to repair concrete with cracks or other issues are not always catastrophically expensive to correct. Two common methods of concrete repair are epoxy injection and crack sealing. Both methods are useful under different circumstances, and they each offer a potentially cost-effective option to remediate your concrete. Read More 

Reasons To Have A Greenhouse Attached To Your Custom Home

A greenhouse can be a valuable addition to your property if you're someone who enjoys growing his or her own produce. While it's common to have a greenhouse as a free-standing structure somewhere in your yard, another idea to think about is to have it attached to your home. This idea is possible if you're designing a custom home. Instead of planning to build the greenhouse later, work with your custom home building contractor to figure out how to attach it to the residence. Read More 

4 Reasons Why Bay Windows Make A Beautiful Upgrade To An Existing Double-Hung Window

Bay windows are fairly rare in modern homes—they're most often associated with Victorian architecture—but they're one of the best upgrades that you can make to a room. If you're unfamiliar with what they look like, they essentially consist of three smaller windows that jut out from your home. A larger window frame is flanked by two smaller frames that are angled towards each other, making the window appear like a dome. Read More 

3 Additions To Wooden Fencing To Ensure Dogs Stay Put

If you're looking into residential wood fencing options to keep your dogs from leaving the yard, there are a few additional steps to consider taking to ensure the fence is completely secure against break-outs. Here, you'll find a short list of things to consider adding to your wooden fencing to keep your dog inside the fence where it's safe. Anti-Dig Posts Some dogs love to dig – if your dog loves digging, the one thing that your wooden fencing will need are anti-dig posts buried under the ground. Read More 

How Excavating Services Can Improve Your Property’s Drainage To Eliminate Standing Water And Marshy Areas

Do you have persistent problems with standing water on your property? You may need to improve your home's drainage system—unless water is properly diverted away from your home, the soil will begin to saturate after heavy rainfall and cause pooling water on the surface. The quickest way to correct your home's drainage problems it to call excavating services. They can change the way the soil on your property is situated in order to ensure that water flows away from your property, and can install trenches to speed up how fast groundwater drains away. Read More