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How to Design a Beautiful Lakefront Deck that Lasts a Lifetime

If you’re lucky enough to own a lakefront property, you want to take advantage of the view. It’s also nice to have a sturdy, comfortable outdoor area where you can enjoy the scenery. A well-built deck or patio can be a great addition and provide not only a great view, but also serve as a relaxing outdoor oasis. The key to constructing a deck or patio near the lake is to use materials and methods that keep it water-resistant. That’s why it’s best to solicit guidance from skilled professionals who can plan, engineer, and construct a deck that’s functional, stylish,

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Using Plants to Define Your Property Line

Landscaping is both an art and a science, and homeowners are constantly on the hunt for creative ways to implement various growth on their property lines. Plants and other natural additions can be a great way to define property lines, eliminating the need for unappealing fencing. So, where do you start? Well, before planting any growth near or on your property lines, it’s always recommended that you have a firm grasp on where the boundaries lie. Check with a surveyor to get the exact dimensions of your property lines to prevent any issues down the road. You can also look

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Design Ideas To Make Indoor And Outdoor Spaces Better

When you decorate the interior of your home, your goal is presumably making it all come together. Choosing furnishings, colors, and styles that complement each other should create a smooth flow from one room to another. Why not reach for the extraordinary by going one step further? Expand that vision to designing complementary outdoor spaces. The transition between your indoor and outdoor spaces should be intentional. Outdoor living spaces should look and feel like extensions of the home’s interior. It’s not always easy, but when you get it right those transitions can be magical. Expand Your Living Space A well-designed

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5 Great Game Day Additions for Your Deck

In the great state of Minnesota and around the rest of the country, football game days are no joke. Vikings followers, cheese heads, and other die-hard fanatics of local and national football teams turn a simple Sunday into a boisterous and bustling tradition. Crisp fall air and the crack of an ice-cold beer are enough to make anyone’s weekend worthwhile. Inviting buddies over for the big game is always fun and exciting, but with the right outdoor deck accessories, you can take your tailgate to the next level. Taking Advantage of Your Deck Outdoor spaces are an excellent place to

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8 Outdoor Living Trends For 2021 And The Decade Ahead

  Now that 2020 is squarely in the rearview mirror, it’s time to recognize its impact on how people want to experience their outdoor environment. One certainty is that we all have a greater appreciation for it. Outdoor living transformed our lives the past year. We were advised to quarantine, to stay in our homes and away from other human beings until the risks of the pandemic were fully understood. This made stepping outdoors an experience that triggered a flood of emotions, depending upon where and how you lived. Take anything away from people and they want it more, no

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8 Ways To Get The Best From Your Landscape Maintenance Service

Are you getting everything you expect from your landscape maintenance service? You’ve made an investment in your landscaping that will grow in value if its care is planned, well-executed, and regularly monitored. Don’t miss the opportunity to work closely with your landscape maintenance professionals and gain the benefits of their wisdom and experience. Here are 8 ways to ensure you’re getting the most out of your landscape maintenance service. #1. Make Communication A Habit Great landscape maintenance starts with great communication. After hiring a landscaping service, the next step should be meeting with their representative and creating a comprehensive pre-mowing

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