7 Custom Stone Furniture Ideas to Spruce Up Your Yard This Summer

The official first week of summer is right around the corner, are you ready? If you’re like most people, you can’t wait to get outdoors and soak in the sun after the long Minnesota winter. If your yard seems like it needs a little pick me up, thinks about some new stone furniture. Custom stone […]

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How to Keep Your New Outdoor Patio Cool in the Heat

Summer is here, and that means soaring temps and lots of sunshine. While both are very welcome after the long, cold Minnesota winter, they can be a much when you’re trying to enjoy your new outdoor patio. Ideally, it should be a good 10 degrees cooler than the surrounding air for optimal comfort, but is this […]

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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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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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Why Outdoor Lighting is the Key to Your Summer Get-Togethers

Warmer temperatures and sunshine, signal it is time to get outdoors. Summertime is great for hosting a barbeque, throwing an impromptu cocktail party, or spending quieter moments in your backyard. Strategically placed outdoor lighting transforms your home’s outdoor spaces at night. Outdoor lighting can create an ethereal experience for both family and guests. You can […]

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Revamp Your Yard With 2018s Top 5 Landscaping Trends

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to start thinking about updating your outdoor spaces. If you’re tired of seeing the same boring, conventional landscaping designs in every yard in your neighborhood, it may be time for you to spice things up with some hot new ideas. Here are 5 of the most […]

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How to Build a Maintenance Free Deck

With spring quickly approaching (yes, we know it doesn’t feel as if spring is ‘upon us’ in any expedited manner, but it soon will), many Minnesotans are going to begin considering those summer barbecue parties on the deck. However, after the snow melts, many of us may also consider that our decks are in pretty […]

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5 Unexpected Reasons Why You Should Build Your Deck In The Winter

If you’re thinking about waiting until spring to add a deck to your home, you should reconsider. Many homeowners believe that spring is the best time to build a deck, but the reality is that Winter is a more suitable time to take on this type of project. Yes, it might seem counterintuitive. After all, […]

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5 Creative Ways to Beautify Your Yard in 2018

New and seasoned homeowners both agree: There’s always more ways to make a home appealing. Especially yards. Whether you want to develop your garden, set up the perfect groundwater system, or have a private space for to entertain family and friends, you can create lasting memories — and maximize curb appeal for your home. Fire […]

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