3 Insider Landscaping Winterization Practices You Should Know

This is the time of year when the usual landscaping winterization practices have been completed. These seasonal routines amount to tidying up the landscape. Leaves are raked and loose branches and debris are picked up. This maintenance clears the deck for one last mowing to give that green canvas a crisp appearance. It’s a celebratory […]

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How a Fire Water Table Can Add Some Sizzle to Your Property

Entertaining is a passion for many of us and small features in your property can quickly become magnificent or focal when you have twenty or thirty people in your home examining it from top to bottom. But when it comes to an outdoor event, there is nothing that draws attention like a fire water table, […]

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Let’s Talk About Holiday Lighting Ideas for Your Home

With holiday season 2018 in full swing, now is the time to get started on those holiday lighting ideas. Decorating the outside of your home can be a fun family experience that transforms your property into a lit up, glistening Winter wonderland. With options ranging from mini incandescent, LED, icicle lights and dancing holiday displays, […]

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Constructing an Outdoor Gathering Spot for Cold Weather Months

There’s nothing more frustrating than creating a beautiful yard for you and your family to enjoy, only for winter to roll around quicker than you expected and having it force you inside. However, it doesn’t have to be that way, you don’t have to stay inside all winter long, and if you create a comfortable […]

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Custom Stone Furniture Ideas to Last a Lifetime

Custom stone furniture is the perfect addition to any firepit while flattering your landscape and the aesthetic of your home. When selecting stone furniture, it’s helpful to take a few factors into consideration to ensure that you get the new furniture of your dreams. A little research, including determining the type of stones you would like […]

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5 Reasons Why Luxury Landscapes are Worth Every Dollar

Luxury landscapes can change a home completely, turning it from something good into something great. How many times have you seen a home in a magazine that didn’t have a stunning landscape? Never, us neither, which is why we always insist that a luxury landscape is worth every dollar. If you’re spending a significant sum […]

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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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What You Need to Know About the Minneapolis Home & Garden Show

Are you feeling a bit of cabin fever? Ready for the snow and cold to give away to sunny skies and warm temperatures? You’re not alone. This is the time of year when many Minnesotans start dreaming of spring and the chance to enjoy their yards again. Fortunately, the Minneapolis Home & Garden Show is just […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend The MPLS Home and Garden Show

The Minneapolis Home and Garden Show is happening on February 24- 26, with the second exhibition on March 3-5 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Here’s why consumers – as well as networking professionals – should visit this trade show and those like it. 1. Trade shows Are Unique Experiences Nowhere else are you going to […]

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Find ALD at The Minneapolis Home and Garden Show

Minneapolis Home and Garden Show The Minneapolis Home and Garden Show gives homeowners the opportunity to connect with the latest products in the industry, as well as equipping designers with innovative technologies and tools. There’s a reason why shows like these are so successful – it is one of the only opportunities where you can […]

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