5 Things To Know Before Planning, Designing and Building Outdoor Rooms

Summer in Minnesota is the perfect time to enjoy a beautiful outdoor room that welcomes nature’s fresh northern breezes. Outdoor rooms are currently the most in-demand home spaces. In fact, in Architect Magazine’s annual survey, outdoor rooms have been the most popular type of special-function room for six straight years, surpassing home offices, mudrooms, craft […]

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Outdoor Kitchen, Dining, and Living Room Design Ideas

Imagine enjoying dinner outdoors on a warm Minnesota evening in the summertime. As the sun sets, you’re sipping after-dinner drinks on the patio while a fire twinkles in your outdoor fireplace. Wouldn’t you love to have an outdoor kitchen, dining room, or living room? Not only are these outdoor spaces wonderful to enjoy with friends […]

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Creating The Perfect Outdoor Grill Station: Tips and Tricks

Calling all grillmasters — is your station complete?  There are so many different ways you can customize your grill station to make unique, personable, and function exactly how you need it. The days of zooming in and out of your house while on the grill are in the past — or at least they should […]

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Adding Outdoor Luxury Spaces to Your Home

You have an idea, a dream, a vision of what your outdoor space can be. Your luxury home deserves an outdoor extension that matches its grandeur. Luckily, there are many ways to create the look and feel that you’ve been imagining all this time. From additions such as patios, pools, walkways, and more — to […]

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This Is The Genius Way To Plan Your Outdoor Room

Outdoor room planning can be insanely overwhelming. Why that is so may not be evident. Finding the sweet spot that works for you requires doing the one thing people naturally resist: Letting go. Human beings are wired to take control and put everything in order. That’s what architectural landscape design is all about. It’s placing […]

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Landscape Drainage Problems: How To Fix Them Forever

  Water is a necessity for every landscape. It nourishes plants and freshens hardscape elements by washing them clean of unwanted debris. It makes turfgrass lush and green as springtime in Ireland. Sometimes you can get too much of a good thing. Water puddles on your lawn. No big deal you say. Soon the sun […]

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Outdoor Living Spaces: Outdoor Room Ideas

As Minnesotans, we cherish the outdoors. No matter the season, we’re always looking for ways to get back outside to enjoy the fresh air and beauty of northern nature. That being said, once those cold fall and winter months start rolling in it becomes more and more difficult to find comfort while gathering outside. You […]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Landscaping

The conversations we have about landscaping are different than people expect. That’s because landscaping projects require lots of decisions. Those decision criteria are interconnected. This choice affects that one and probably several others.   Sometimes it’s hard to choose the right entree at a restaurant because there are nearly a dozen and they all sound […]

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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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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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