10 Ways To Refresh Your Outdoor Environment

This year the springtime season of renewal and rejuvenation is especially significant. One of the positive outcomes of the prolonged pandemic is that many people learned to live as they always should have been. People are moving back to their hometowns because they miss the community They are building new homes, some downsizing, and others […]

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Big Under Deck Spaces Make Bold Outdoor Rooms

If your home has an above-ground deck, there is valuable space beneath it. But unless you take the steps to unlock that value, such as waterproofing it to protect the space below, its functionality will remain limited. Getting that space finished with a new underdecking system can transform it into additional outdoor and indoor living […]

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Multi-Level Deck Designs for Large Properties

Large backyards leave a lot of room to play around with unique landscape designs and outdoor living elements like decks, pools, patios, and more. Multi-level deck designs make it easy to accommodate large amounts of friends and family, adding valuable square footage to your already large yard. Install an attractive multi-level deck design in your […]

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Backyard Home Office Ideas To Boost Productivity

  Nowadays, more of us are working from home either part or full-time. This trend has its pros and cons and they should be considered because it’s a trend that continues to gain momentum. Advantages include spending less time commuting and more time getting things done. One downside is having enough space in your house […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Modern Screen Porches Are Popular Home Additions

No matter where you live in this world, your physical and mental well-being are improved when you have ready access to fresh air. Even in Minnesota, where the winters tend to be a bit harsher than in some other states, homeowners love the opportunity to enjoy outdoor living year-round. One of the most popular ways […]

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Attractive Outdoor Storage That Works

  Landscape storage doesn’t have to be an unattractive mess. You can protect your belongings with secure storage that is custom-designed and crafted by experienced carpenters. Storage built into and under decks disappears when designed as part of the structure. Stand-alone architectural landscape structures are also complementary alternatives. Outdoor furniture, sporting equipment, and toys need […]

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Attractive Fence Alternatives For Outdoor Privacy

  Outdoor living spaces are more than an extension of the home. The physical and psychological benefits of an outdoor living lifestyle are well documented. Yet many families limit the time they spend in their own backyard because they lack enough privacy from neighbors and busy streets. Your lifestyle and personal priorities will determine the […]

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How To Prepare Your Wood Deck For Winter

  It’s time to prepare your wood deck for the winter to protect your investment and keep it safe for those times when you have to use it. These recommendations also apply to wood outdoor furniture and landscape elements such as wood arbors, pergolas, and fences. The age of your wooden structures will largely determine […]

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