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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 upsizing Lots of families are renovating their current homes Experts expect this trend to continue as the economy strengthens. We do too because clients are telling us their lifestyles have changed and they want to create the right environment to support it. Here are our recommendations for

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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. The transition between your indoor and outdoor spaces should be intentional. Outdoor living spaces should look and feel like extensions of the home’s interior. It’s not always easy, but when you get it right those transitions can be magical. Expand Your Living Space A well-designed

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8 Outdoor Living Trends For 2021 And The Decade Ahead

  Now that 2020 is squarely in the rearview mirror, it’s time to recognize its impact on how people want to experience their outdoor environment. One certainty is that we all have a greater appreciation for it. Outdoor living transformed our lives the past year. We were advised to quarantine, to stay in our homes and away from other human beings until the risks of the pandemic were fully understood. This made stepping outdoors an experience that triggered a flood of emotions, depending upon where and how you lived. Take anything away from people and they want it more, no

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8 Ways To Get The Best From Your Landscape Maintenance Service

Are you getting everything you expect from your landscape maintenance service? You’ve made an investment in your landscaping that will grow in value if its care is planned, well-executed, and regularly monitored. Don’t miss the opportunity to work closely with your landscape maintenance professionals and gain the benefits of their wisdom and experience. Here are 8 ways to ensure you’re getting the most out of your landscape maintenance service. #1. Make Communication A Habit Great landscape maintenance starts with great communication. After hiring a landscaping service, the next step should be meeting with their representative and creating a comprehensive pre-mowing

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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 for integrating the outdoors with day-to-day living is with a modern screened porch. The screened porches of today go way beyond what they were in decades past. They have evolved from sleeping porches. You may not know the term, but before air conditioning screened porches

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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 the right storage so that they can be used and protected throughout all of the seasons. For cleanliness and care, they should not be combined with tools, lawn mowers, and other outdoor equipment that use fuels and oils and that come into contact with the

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