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Cleaning Tips for Your Outdoor Fireplace

July 16, 2015

Summer nights are perfect for spending time outdoors around a cozy fire. Whether you are roasting marshmallows or enjoying good conversation with family and friends, outdoor fireplaces are the perfect addition to your outdoor landscape. These tips will help you keep your fireplace in great condition all summer long. Cleaning Tips: Wash Fire Grates – Although…

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How to Manage Common Swimming Pool Problems

July 13, 2015

Swimming pools are the perfect way to beat the summer heat. Keep your pool beautiful all summer long by knowing how to manage these common swimming pool problems! Common Swimming Pool Problems: Cloudy water – Do you have hazy our cloudy swimming pool water?  You should be able to see the bottom of your pool.…

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How to Maintain Your Outdoor Kitchen

July 9, 2015

We love spending time outside with family and friends when the weather is nice. Keep your outdoor kitchen in great shape all summer long! Here are a few maintenance tips to keep in mind. Maintenance Tips: Regularly Clean the Grill – If your grill isn’t in good conditioner, you’re not going to get the most out…

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4th of July Tips for Your Outdoor Kitchen

July 3, 2015

Happy 4th of July!  Will you be hosting an outdoor BBQ today? Before you celebrate with friends and fireworks – here are a few tips to keep in mind!  These outdoor party tips will help make sure that your celebration goes smoothly! 4th of July Party Tips: Store Drinks Outside – If you have a fridge…

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Swimming Pool Maintenance Tips

June 29, 2015

Swimming pools are one of the best ways to beat the summer heat. They also add to the beauty and aesthetics of your yard. These maintenance tips will help keep your swimming pool beautiful and clear all summer long. Maintenance Tips: Remove Debris from the Surface – If you have trees, bushes, or plants nearby your…

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How to Create An Energy-Efficient Landscape

June 25, 2015

Did you know that your landscape design can have an impact on your summer energy costs? With the right design, your landscape can actually help you save money and energy. Here are a few tips to help you create an energy-efficient landscape this summer. Energy-Efficient Landscaping Tips: Plant Evergreen Trees and Shrubs – Evergreen trees and…

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Summer Lawn Care and Property Maintenance Tips

June 19, 2015

Many homeowners will be looking for ways to keep their lawn green as the weather warms. These tips will help you keep your lawn beautiful all summer long! Summer Lawn Care Tips: Remember to Fertilize – Fertilizer helps provide your lawn with nitrogen that it needs to grow.  By providing your lawn with nutrients, you can…

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Design Tips for Your Outdoor Kitchen

June 15, 2015

Love to cook outside? An outdoor kitchen could be the perfect addition to your backyard this summer. Here are a few tips to help you design the perfect outdoor kitchen for your family’s needs. Outdoor Kitchen Design Tips: Choose the Right Flooring – Flooring is the foundation of your outdoor kitchen.  Depending on the type of…

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Updating Your Backyard Patio for Summer

June 11, 2015

Warm summer weather is perfect for spending time outdoors.  Whether you enjoy small, intimate spaces or you love entertaining guests, your backyard patio should be a functional living space that meets the unique needs of your family.  Does your backyard patio need an upgrade this summer?  Our design professionals can help you create a custom…

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Why Add a Gunite Swimming Pool to Your Landscape?

May 27, 2015

Create a beautiful getaway in your own backyard this summer!  Swimming pools add both recreational and aesthetic benefits to your landscape.  Gunite pools are one of the most popular swimming pool designs among homeowners. Here are a couple of the reasons why gunite pools are so sought after. Durability – Gunite pools are framed with steel reinforcing…

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