Hardscape

How To – Low Voltage Exterior Lighting Options For The Holidays

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    The Fall season means you will be preparing for a number of coming holidays. With the holidays come visitors and you may want to decorate the exterior of your home to make it more inviting or you may just want to provide some extra light outside of your home so guests that arrive after dark won’t be tripping on the way to your door.

    The benefit of low voltage lighting is that you normally can …

    How To – Landscape Fabric To Reduce Garden Maintenance

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      The best part of having a garden is enjoying it and maybe getting the random complement from your neighbors but one thing for sure pulling weeds is not fun for anyone.

      Depending on the design of your garden and the flowers you grow the use of landscape fabric could reduce about 80% of the headaches associated with weeds. Now nothing other then concrete is a sure fire way to prevent weeds even concrete if it …

      How To – Building And Installing A Fence Gate

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        Tools & Hardware : Adjust-A-Gate AG 60-36 2-Rail Contractor Quality Gate Kit, 60-Inch to 96-Inch by 36-Inch HeightFence Gates that allow passage of lawn tractors in the rear of your home or automobiles at your driveway are larger then an average door opening that you may have for access of people into your fenced in backyard.
        Gates begin at 36 inches wide and can be as wide as necessary to allow passage into or out of …

        How To – Demolition Of Concrete Walkways And Slabs

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          There comes a point where repairing or repositioning concrete slabs and walkways is not worth the effort or cost and time. In this case you have the choice of replacing the material with the same thing or changing your design for a new material.

          Smaller jobs like 4×4 slabs found outside many front or side doors or even a portion of a walkway that connects your home to the street are relatively easy jobs that …

          How To – Protecting Decorative Wood Landscaping From Rot

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            There are many different choices when building decorative landscaping planting and retaining walls in your garden.

            Many people enjoy the look of natural stacked stone or stone with mortar. Other designs will require reinforced concrete that can have a decorative facing applied to its visible side.

            For smaller projects you can use wood. Wood should go under the same design planing as any other wall. Most often you will build smaller planting areas with raised beds …

            Installing Decorative Brick and Stone Pavers

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              Hardscaping is the term given to items in your yard that are not plant based and Brick Pavers are one of the easiest ways to improve your outdoor living space.

              Many people will use them just for a pathway from their driveway to the front door or maybe as a path to their mailbox but you can also use pavers to create a patio or greeting area near your front door.

              Brick Pavers come …