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How To Create An Under Deck Room To Maximize Your Outdoor Space

You can have a sun room. You can have a basement. You can have a deck. You can also have something that encompasses all of those. An under deck room allows you to take advantage of more of your outdoor space. It’s something to consider if you want to make the most out of your […]

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6 Unique Ways to Go from Blah to Backyard Oasis

Your backyard is a retreat. It’s a place where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You get away from your clutter. You take a break from household chores. With the right design, you can transform a lackluster backyard into an oasis. The recipe includes low-maintenance décor and details that feel […]

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Trex or Azek? The Best Wood Alternative For Your Deck

A deck is an extension of your living space. It’s the transition from indoors to out. It allows you to enjoy the great outdoors without stepping in mud or tracking in grass. However, a wooden deck requires upkeep. Trex and Azek are alternative materials that require little to no maintenance and last much longer than […]

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Top Fencing Ideas for Outdoor Privacy 

Setting up a fenced-in area for your yard all comes down to one factor which is the most crucial in the matter: security. While aesthetic appeal is certainly a plus when it comes to attracting the admiration of the neighborhood, beauty isn’t enough to keep out intruders or other unwanted obstructions. Before buying a home […]

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 Make Your Backyard the Perfect Gathering Spot this Summer

Barbecues, pool parties, and block parties are all great reasons for bringing the entire over to your place. To keep your backyard presentable for the occasions, it’s important to keep all the useful summertime features available while maintaining the presentation of your yard beautiful. Having the right amount of room, safe, healthy-looking grass, and the […]

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How a Well-Crafted Deck Can Elevate Your Yard into a Personal Paradise

You’ve worked tirelessly to landscape your yard and choose plants and flowers. Now, you deserve somewhere to sit and relax and enjoy the hard-won view. Decks provide a middle-ground, a bridge between the comfort of your home and the beauty of your backyard. Nothing matches the feeling of surveying your yard from an expansive, elevated […]

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Tips to Make Your Lawn the Envy of the Neighborhood this Spring

As the snowy weather begins to cease, Minnesotans look forward to the changes brought on by Spring. For many of us, the privilege of maintaining our lawn is among the many benefits of springtime. While lawn care may seem like a fairly straightforward issue, there are crucial factors to consider when preparing your lawn for […]

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A Brand New Walkway as the Entrance to Your Backyard Xanadu

Your backyard is a romantic sanctuary—a private garden filled with calming fountains and green, fertile landscaping. But first impressions matter. To fully enjoy your paradise, the entrance must provide a smooth transition from the inside of your home to the inner sanctum of your backyard. The right walkway connects one area of your backyard to […]

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5 Ways to Weatherproof Your Outdoor Water Feature 

Prepare for Severe Weather Knowing when storms are going to occur is crucial for taking care of your yard’s Koi pond or other water feature. To do this, you will need to take extra special care of your water feature to prevent damage from potentially destructive weather. Make sure all furniture and equipment in your […]

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Tips for Transforming Your Backyard Patio into a Gourmet Kitchen

After investing time and attention into your backyard patio, you’ve found the area never sees much use. Every time you host a dinner party, everyone congregates in the kitchen. You want to be with your food as it cooks, and your guests want to be with you—effectively wasting the beautiful patio space you’ve worked so […]

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