The outdoor spaces that surround a home can say a lot about the people who live inside. Untidy front yards and broken paving can make people think inside the home is the same; untidy and in disrepair. Sprucing up your yards takes a little bit of hard work, but it has a significant impact on the look of your home. ...

Summer can literally be defined in two words, heat and fun. This is the one season you get to do fun activities with your family and friends. From traveling to a dip in the pool, the list of activities you could indulge in is endless. Here are a few ideas to get you started. 1. Swim in a Lake There ...

An innovative way to add flair to any outdoor gathering is by installing a fire pit. Not only does it enhance the atmosphere, sitting around it each evening is a wonderful way to relax and unwind at the end of a hard day. Since fire pits come in an array of designs and models, this article will highlight seven types ...

There are several things that contribute to the world’s crisis of pollution, but disposable plastics and carbon dioxide are the biggest contributors. But as more and more people are becoming aware of this global crisis, more and more people are trying to figure out ways to do their part in helping protect our environment. Every little bit counts… People tend ...

Today’s backyard is often a gathering place for friends and family alike. Some backyards are designed such that they are a spot for everything – from homeschooling to cooking and craft projects. All of that in addition to the outdoor space’s traditional purpose as a place to breathe fresh air and enjoy the outdoors. This one area in a residential ...

You may think that nature will help you decide how your landscaping is going to be. Obvious, right? Unfortunately, this is not true in all cases. The landscape design today is very much a man-made phenomenon. And believe this: there is nothing natural about weeds growing in between rows of plants and trees; they are more harmful than ‘naturally’ useful. ...

With simple backyard enhancement ideas, you can use your backyard design to make up for whatever space or utility that you’re lacking indoors. You can turn your backyard into the perfect location for get-togethers, dinner parties, a man cave, or a romantic getaway. Implementing these ideas can be a whole lot of fun on its own. And when you’re done, ...

When people think about home improvement, many of them shake their heads at the cost. Fortunately, trends are moving away from the ultra-luxury home improvements of the past. Gone are the massive renovations that dominated earlier years. Instead, many favor simple improvements that can make their lives easier while increasing their homes’ value. The top trends in 2020 are not about ...