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What’s Better?: Patio vs Deck

August 8, 2018

Spending time outside during the summertime — there’s nothing better. Wait, actually there is… Spending time outside during the summertime in the comfort of YOUR own backyard. Now that’s more like it! If you want to upgrade your quality of life by creating the ultimate lounge area, you’ll have to decide if you want a…

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How to Host the Perfect Summer Barbecue

July 30, 2018

Are you looking to have a barbecue at your home this summer? There’s nothing that says “summer” like inviting over a bunch of your friends and family, grilling some food, and relaxing in the comfort of your own backyard! Make sure you don’t forget these necessities so you can throw the best barbecue of the…

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Why Spending More Time Outside Will Make You Happier

June 21, 2018

Have you ever heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? This is a mood disorder that will cause a person to have depression-like symptoms during the cold weather months, or when a person stays inside in the dark for extended periods of time. While not everyone has this (or do we?), we can all relate to…

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Why Your Backyard is the Best Place to Spend Your Day

June 1, 2018

Do you have a happy place you go to after a long day (or week) at the office? You know, that one place where you can kick off your shoes, turn your brain off, and relax without a care in the world. For our team at Ambrosio — our favorite place is the backyard! The…

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What You Need When You Spend the Day Outside

May 2, 2018

Spending the day outside, feeling the sun on your face — nothing beats it! And with warm weather FINALLY here (internally cries tears of happiness), you can finally spend your day outside without losing feeling in your fingers. However, before you bring your book and glass of lemonade to the patio (is that only lemonade…),…

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What You Need For Awesome Patio Parties

March 30, 2018

There’s no better way to celebrate life (or any special occasion) than doing it right on your back patio, surrounded by friends and family. And with summer on its way, there’s going to be a lot of parties and get-togethers that will be had — all of which should be enjoyed outside in the warm…

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How Big Should I Make My Patio?

March 1, 2018

Connecticut has some of the most beautiful springs and summers of all time! And there’s nothing better than being able to sit out on your patio and enjoy the weather. There are many people who want to build out their current patio, but don’t know what size they should make it. Well, you don’t want…

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How to Stop Concrete From Cracking

January 24, 2018

Are you sick and tired of looking at the cracked surfaces that surround your home? If so, then it’s time to replace them with new concrete. When replacing a concrete structure such as a driveway or back patio, there are measures you can take that will prevent the concrete from cracking in the future. Add…

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How to Make Your Property More Fashionable

September 11, 2017

Every home should be functional since it does serve as your main source of security from the outside world. However, if your home is well built and maintained, then you have the luxury of being able to focus on curb appeal. Why have a regular, bland-looking home when you can have one that is the…

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The Benefits Of Shaded Landscapes

July 28, 2017

There are a number of benefits that go along with having an outdoor oasis to fall back on when needed — and relaxation is a huge factor of that! In terms of what you might need, every house is different, so it’s important to gauge based on the location, size, and available room you’re working…

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