Architectural Landscape Design Blog

Revamp Your Yard With 2018s Top 5 Landscaping Trends

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to start thinking about updating your outdoor spaces. If you’re tired of seeing the same boring, conventional landscaping designs in every yard in your neighborhood, it may be time for you to spice things up with some hot new ideas. Here are 5 of the most […]

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How To Use Pantone’s Color Of The Year In Your Home

Are you looking for outdoor decorating ideas? Are you tired of trying to figure out which colors to use? Perhaps Pantone can help. The Pantone color of the year is Ultra Violet. If you are a fan of Prince or you just like The Color Purple (see what we did there?), this tone will help […]

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Under Deck Rooms And Custom Trim Work

These days, every crevice of space in our homes are running at a premium. The modern home dweller is now someone who realizes that all space, if given an intelligent play on design, can take on a new life of its own. The area under your deck, which is typically occupied by leaves, branches, and […]

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6 Examples of the Ultimate Man Cave

If you are craving own retreat filled with all of your favorite things, then a man cave should be at the top of your list. Man caves — also known as manspaces, manlands, mantuarys — can be created by converting garages, spare rooms, basements, or attics into entertainment areas. It’s a place where you can […]

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Landscaping – Unique Benefits of Planning that Special Project

Perhaps you’ve been imagining that brand new deck or beautifully landscaped garden. Having that vision is just the first step. To make that dream a reality, you need to properly plan and design that special project. Projects Take Time This may seem like an obvious statement, but if you want to enjoy your new deck this summer […]

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How To Decorate With Custom Fire Rocks

Are you looking for a better way to decorate your backyard? If so, you might want to consider using fire rocks. Fire rocks can be a beautiful addition to your yard — especially if you use them in a fire pit or water feature. Not only do they look great, they also conduct heat more […]

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How to Build a Maintenance Free Deck

With spring quickly approaching (yes, we know it doesn’t feel as if spring is ‘upon us’ in any expedited manner, but it soon will), many Minnesotans are going to begin considering those summer barbecue parties on the deck. However, after the snow melts, many of us may also consider that our decks are in pretty […]

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5 Steps To Planning Your Home Projects

If you’re going to be undertaking any major building projects on your home this year, it’s never too early to start planning. Remodeling your home can be challenging, but if you plan accordingly, you will prevent many of the headaches that come with making new additions to your home. This post will show you why […]

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5 Unexpected Reasons Why You Should Build Your Deck In The Winter

If you’re thinking about waiting until spring to add a deck to your home, you should reconsider. Many homeowners believe that spring is the best time to build a deck, but the reality is that Winter is a more suitable time to take on this type of project. Yes, it might seem counterintuitive. After all, […]

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4 Ways to Earn Tax Benefits from Your Home Improvements

First, the bad news: you can’t deduct home improvement costs from your federal taxes at the end of the year. As far as the IRS is concerned, home improvements include anything that adds to the value of your home or increases its usefulness. Improvements are considered distinct from repairs, which can be deducted. Now for […]

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