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The Top 10 Dos and Don’ts of Backyard Remodeling

Are you thinking about giving your backyard a makeover this year? Spring is the perfect time to start planning and working on backyard remodeling projects. But before you start tearing things out and putting new things in, there are a few things you should keep in mind.

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How Much Does A Water Feature Cost?

If you’re considering building a water feature or pond in your backyard, one of the first questions you will want to ask is: how much does a water feature cost? The cost of building a water feature varies depending on size, shape, setting, and the features you want to install.

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How Long Does It Take To Build An Outdoor Living Space?

When it comes to building an outdoor living space, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. The amount of time it will take to build your dream patio or deck depends on a number of factors, including the size and complexity of the project, the weather, and the availability of materials and labor.

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How To Maintain An Outdoor Fireplace (or Fire Pit)

Maintaining your outdoor fireplace isn’t always easy; if it’s not done according to industry standards, it can quickly degrade and become hazardous. That’s why we have put together this comprehensive guide on maintaining an outdoor fireplace or fire pit.

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Indoor-Outdoor Living: Defining A New Lifestyle Trend

Indoor-outdoor living is a new lifestyle trend that is becoming increasingly popular. It’s defined by a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces, with the goal of creating a more comfortable and convenient living environment.

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Everything You Need To Know About Flagstone

Flagstone is a type of sedimentary stone that is often used in outdoor applications, such as patios, walkways, and masonry. It is a popular material choice because of its durability, versatility, and aesthetic appeal.

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How to Prevent Damage Due to Yard Drainage Problems

Yard drainage problems are one of the most frustrating outdoor issues encountered by most homeowners. If you have improper yard drainage, you might be experiencing various yard drainage problems. But how do you prevent damage caused by yard drainage problems?

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How to Enjoy Your Backyard in Winter

When the weather cools down the time you spend outside will begin to dwindle. Or will it? If your backyard is equipped for the cold you may be able to enjoy it all year long.

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3 Ideas to Increase Your Curb Appeal

Curb appeal isn’t just something you have to think about before selling your home; it’s also a benefit you can enjoy as a homeowner. We have 3 tried and true ideas that always transform a front yard for the better.

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