How to Choose a Landscaping Company

  Many homeowners turn to a professional landscaper due to a lack of time, energy, or design skills. Choosing to hire a landscaping company can be intimidating and time-consuming as it’s essential to do thorough research on all candidates to ensure they can efficiently complete your project. Improve your property value and create the home […]

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This Is How To Have An Outdoor Happy Place

What would it take to have your outdoor living space become your outdoor happy place? You have to make some choices. You start to consider what to add to it and what to take out. This quickly leads to thoughts about getting a new design. What just a minute. Is that the best first step? […]

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17 Nighttime Landscape Design Tips That Will Make Evenings To Remember

Working homeowners value great landscapes but seldom have sufficient free time to enjoy everything their outdoor living space has to offer. There is a solution to this dilemma and that is tailoring your landscape design to meet your busy schedule. Evenings are a quieter, more peaceful time when the day’s responsibilities are behind us. It’s […]

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Why Outdoor Rooms Are A Must For Active Families

Did you know 20 minutes outdoors is as energizing as a cup of coffee? It’s true – scientists have found that daily outdoor time gives people more energy, provides much-needed doses of Vitamin D, and offers immune system benefits. An outdoor room can be one of the best investments active families can make. It’s good […]

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Little-Known Outdoor Room Details You’ll Love

Imagine kicking back in your outdoor room with a bowl of popcorn, snuggled up under the stars in a blanket, ready to watch a movie on your iPad … But oops, your iPad isn’t charged and there’s no outlet around. A missing outlet? That’s a classic design fail. And it shows why an outdoor room […]

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Lighting The Way: Tips For Outdoor Lighting

There’s no better way to enjoy a summer night than in the comfort of your own yard with friends and family. Here in the temperant Midwest, we have to take advantage of every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors before the cold arrives. That means gatherings will undoubtedly go long after the sun goes down,  which […]

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This Is Why A Screened Porch Is A Perfect Home Improvement

You have experienced one at a beachfront vacation home, ski lodge, or hunting cabin. Screened porches or 3 season rooms are timeless lifestyle home improvements. They can be easy on the budget too. This makes them perfect home improvements that bring families and friends together in a space that makes you feel like you are […]

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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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6 Cost-Efficient Lighting Ideas for Your Backyard

Outdoor lighting can be a great addition to your backyard. They add both ambiance and security and are very versatile. You can highlight a specific planting or piece of garden décor, light a walkway, or add warmth to a dining or entertaining area. The possibilities are endless and thanks to today’s energy efficient lighting, they don’t […]

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Tips to Turn Your Backyard into the Ideal Staycation Destination

When the summer months start to approach, people everywhere begin booking travel agents, searching getaway destinations, and budgeting vacation days. But what if there was a way to enjoy your vacations right at home? Though not often considered “vacations,” staycations – or vacations enjoyed at home – come with several benefits. You can turn your […]

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