Architectural Landscape Design Blog

5 Ways to Save Your House from a Failing Foundation

Home-owners: Maintaining the foundation of your house can save you time, money, and determine the value of your home. It is also an investment in safety. A damaged foundation can be hard to spot. However, foundations that sit on eroded, unstable soil can develop structural damage that can cost thousands of dollars to fix. That’s […]

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3 Advantages of Aluminum Decks and One Disadvantage

Are you thinking to add on a deck to your home? Look no further than aluminum. Aluminum has been the metal of choice for both commercial and residential construction teams for years because it has many, specific advantages that make it well worth the investment. This makes it a valuable building component for homeowners, who […]

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Brightening Your Dreary Basement Is Easier Than You Think

As the summer storms approach and the rain falls outside of our windows, the more our minds begin to drift into home renovation land. Yes, even as adults, we still tend to look out the window and dream, only now we are dreaming of constructing the most amazing basement movie theater we could ever imagine. […]

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5 Tips to Make Your Deck the Envy of the Neighborhood

Are you looking to do more with your outdoor living space? Perhaps you have a simple patio but want to take it to the next level. Or maybe you just moved in and are starting with a blank slate. Today there are countless ways to create a beautiful, functional deck that you can enjoy for […]

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Why Should You Replace Your Low-Level Deck With a Patio

At face value, the difference between a patio and a ground-level deck may seem negligible. However, many homeowners are choosing to replace their ground-level decks with patios. Why?  And should you think about replacing yours? Moisture is a Ground-Level Deck’s Worst Enemy Because of how close the deck sits to the ground, there is a […]

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5 Awesome Corporate Landscaping Strategies That Inspire

A commercial property’s value isn’t the only thing that’s influenced by the exterior landscaping. For many businesses, poor landscaping can conceal an otherwise professional and thriving business. When the yard is junky, we often will assume that the inside is of a similar catastrophe. Whether it be clients or customers approaching your entry, you want […]

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How to Determine the Best Fencing Options for Your Property

The right fencing option will enhance your outdoor living space. There are several factors to consider when selecting the best fence for your property, so let’s start there. Function: What does the fence need to do Restrictions: Where can you build it Materials: What is in the budget and easy to maintain Style: Which fence will look best on […]

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Tips to Turn Your Backyard into the Ideal Staycation Destination

When the summer months start to approach, people everywhere begin booking travel agents, searching getaway destinations, and budgeting vacation days. But what if there was a way to enjoy your vacations right at home? Though not often considered “vacations,” staycations – or vacations enjoyed at home – come with several benefits. You can turn your […]

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How to Hire a Standout Landscape Contractor

Landscape contractors are people, too. Due to this not so surprising observation, it is vital that we consider that all people are different when we decide to choose a landscaper to help us achieve our landscaping goals. Some people are annoying, a few are lazy, others are flakey, some people take too long selecting an […]

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The Latest Gardening Trends in 2018 and How to Incorporate Them

The term gardening evolves each year. Today, gardening is a mix of landscaping and small-scale farming. Technology is improving gardening whether your idea of gardening is growing your own food or showcasing your yard. Whatever your goals or needs are, gardening is rewarding. The sheer number of gardening methods, ideas or definitions makes determining trends difficult, […]

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