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Outdoor Living Design Guide

Outdoor Living Design Guide

The sounds of a rippling waterfall, the crackling flames in a fire pit and the colorful sight of flowers and plants around you. These are the images you've seen in a magazine or on television, but are not certain they could ever be in your backyard. You've found the...

Landscape Lighting Ideas for Charlotte Yards

Landscape Lighting Ideas for Charlotte Yards

Outdoor LED lighting is a terrific way to enhance your home's beauty and add security during the evening hours. Outdoor living can be a lot more enjoyable when you can use your space longer each day. Here are a wide range of landscape lighting ideas that accomplish a...

Backyard Landscaping Ideas for Charlotte Yards

Backyard Landscaping Ideas for Charlotte Yards

Do you want some backyard landscaping ideas to transform your yard into a place you want to spend time? There are many different backyard ideas including ones for patios, green space, play areas for kids or even a nice flower garden. While hiring a company to design...

How French Drains Work in Your Charlotte Yard

How French Drains Work in Your Charlotte Yard

French drains are a very common solution to wet yards and foundations we see here in the Charlotte, NC area. Part of the reason there is so much trouble with water in yards is the topography of the land. Being located in the piedmont area of North Carolina (and South...

Backyard Patio Ideas

Backyard Patio Ideas

Building a patio is a major addition to your home. While about 65% of newly constructed homes in the South included some type of patio in 2017 (the most recent year for which statistics are available), that also means that 35% of homes did not. So if you are living in...

Outdoor Living Space Trends in the South

Outdoor Living Space Trends in the South

Outdoor spaces are important to those of us that live in the South. Even more important than any other part of the country, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. In 2017, homes completed in Southern states like North Carolina and South Carolina were much more likely...

Hardscape to Improve Your Yard

Hardscape to Improve Your Yard

There are two aspects of landscaping to improve your yard. Grass and plants are one. Things like patios, walkways, stone borders, boulders, concrete and even gravel or metal are hardscape. Common hardscape materials are rocks, concrete pavers, gravel, boulders, stone...

Yard Drainage Solutions for Charlotte Homes

Yard Drainage Solutions for Charlotte Homes

How do I improve the drainage in my yard? It is a fairly common question here in the Charlotte area. Even though a lot of yards are built with slopes, that doesn't mean the builder or the previous owner set up the drainage in the yard to work the best. In fact,...

4 Types of Landscaping Companies for Your Yard

4 Types of Landscaping Companies for Your Yard

When you think of a landscaper, what do you think about? It is an interesting question because many people will answer differently. To some, a landscaper is a person who designs landscapes and plants trees. But there are many homeowners who refer to their lawn...

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