With the devastating effects of hurricanes in the news lately, many homeowners have begun wondering about how their homes cope with rainwater. Retaining walls, gutter systems, and downspouts are integral pieces of an effective strategy to protect your home from water damage. Downspouts probably garner less attention than gutters and retaining walls, but they are…
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Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer for many homeowners, and with it, those with pools start preparing to close them down for the season. What if you’re a homeowner who doesn’t have a pool, but has been dreaming of having one all summer long? Now is the perfect time to begin planning a…
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The weather has started cooling down a bit in the Mid-Atlantic, heralding the upcoming arrival of fall. Just because the seasons will be changing soon doesn’t mean the color in your garden and landscape have to go away. Nursery and landscaping experts have been able to help homeowners display radiant colors in their gardens throughout…
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Along with water features and paver patios, one of the nicest features you can implement into your landscape is a set of boulder steps. Boulders are a natural way to connect two levels of your landscape. The design elements inherent in boulder steps will depend primarily on the existing features of your landscape and what…
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