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  • A Landscaper Can Help You With Creating Your Yard

    If you are worried about what your yard looks like, you have options. One is that you can try to figure out what is going on and fix it yourself. Another is that you can hire a professional to come in and look at your yard so they can fix it for you. There are a lot of things that a landscaper can do for you.  Landscaper A landscaper or landscaping company is one that specializes in working with lawns, gardens, and suchlike.
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  • 3 Tips For Helping Your Front Yard Look Better

    The key to having a home that looks its best and has the highest value will often start in the front yard. You will want the exterior of your property to be attractive for you and others that may see it. This isn't that difficult to do when you simply take the proper steps to make it happen. Knowing some of the basic tips that you can put to use today to improve the look of your lawn are sure to be helpful.
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  • Three Retaining Wall Landscaping Mistakes To Avoid

    Installing a retaining wall, whether for aesthetics or to reinforce a hill on your property, can result in some landscaping challenges. This is especially true at the base of the wall, since this is an area that may be constantly shaded or exposed to extreme heat, depending on the wall's orientation. It's important that the plants you choose to plant in this area don't pose a hazard to the wall and that they can thrive in the area.
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  • Reasons to Consider Including Concrete Hardscaping into Your Landscaping

    If you are looking for ways to improve the look of your property, hardscaping may be the perfect solution. Hardscaping is all of the non-living features that are incorporated into your property's landscaping. For example, walls, walkways, fountains and other functional/non-functional features. Hardscaping allows you to add decorative features to your landscaping in order to create a visually appealing area that doesn't require the maintenance that plant life requires. There is a variety of material options that can be used for hardscaping, but concrete is one of the most durable and low maintenance.
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  • Unique Ideas For Outdoor Water Features

    A water feature can add so much interest and beauty to your landscape. Unlike adding trees and grass, adding water brings movement, automatically taking your whole outdoor design to the next level. Here are some unique ideas for implementing a water feature into your landscape. Bubbling Boulders If you don't have the cash or space for a large fountain, consider adding a bubbling boulder. These boulders are solid rick, but they have a hole drilled through the center that allows a pump to send water through the boulder.
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  • Power Washers: What's Best For Cleaning My Porch?

    Garden hoses don't always get porches clean. Often you're left with cobweb residue, dirt, and grit, especially in hard-to-reach corners. It's often tough to climb a ladder to scrub those areas on your porch. Also, many people have ailments that make climbing ladders and reaching up to clean dangerous. A pressure washer, also known as a power-washer, is safer, can clean your porch so it is free of dirt, grit, and grimy residue, and is less time-consuming.
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  • Storm Watch -- 3 Ways To Prepare Your Yard For Hurricane Season

    If you live in an area that suffers from hurricanes and tropical storms, you know that a little effort to prepare yourself and your property can mean a world of difference later on. So, how can you help ensure that your yard can weather a severe event? Here are 3 ways to protect any yard. Assess the Trees. Some of the most hazardous features in any yard are the trees that surround the house.
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  • Unsure Whether Drought Conditions In Your Area Will Ever End? Is A Sprinkler System Worth It?

    If you live in one of the many parts of the U.S. currently experiencing droughts or unusually dry conditions, you may long for summers past, when maintaining a lush green lawn was as easy as mowing every week or two and watering between rain showers. If you find yourself struggling to maintain a balance between keeping your lawn attractive and abiding by local or state watering restrictions, you may assume you've missed the boat when it comes to installing a sprinkler system.
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  • Choosing The Right Fence For Your Backyard Garden: Ideas For You

    If you have a large backyard, you may find yourself wanting to plant a garden in a portion of your backyard space. However, to divide your garden area from the rest of your backyard and to create a garden area that is aesthetically appealing, you will likely need to install a fence around your garden. Fencing off your garden has many benefits, both aesthetically and practically for your landscaping design. The only issue may be deciding which fencing material is right for you.
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  • Thinking Of Buying A Large Commercial Property? Why An ALTA Survey May Be In Order

    If you recently decided that it is time to purchase yourself a large commercial property, either to expand your business or start a new one, there are many different factors that you will need to consider in the process. However, one of the factors that will be important when you are seeking out financing for the property as well as insurance, future building permits, and the like, is to get the land surveyed.
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