Winter is fully here in the Northeast, and with it comes the potential for serious snow events. It has certainly been a mild winter going into 2019 so far, with most precipitation falling as rain, but it only takes one snowfall to disrupt your day-to-day life. For business owners, snow days can mean lost productivity…
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Even though we are approaching winter, doesn’t mean you have to put your outdoor renovation plans on hold.  Right now is a great time to plan to expand your landscape by adding a variety of features.  If you are looking to install a patio onto your property, then you should look into natural stone to…
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Do you want to install a deck on your property so that you can extend your living space?  If so, then you need to take your time choosing the perfect material.  One of the most in-demand deck materials on the market right now is composite, which is comprised mainly of recycled materials.   There are many…
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As beautiful oranges and reds begin appearing on your landscape, the time will soon come when you need to prepare it for the barren winter season. Doing fall cleanup tasks now lessens the amount of work you’ll have to do in the spring, ensures the health of your landscape going forward, and keeps your family…
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As cooler temperatures have begun to take hold in Maryland, homeowners are starting to prepare their various landscaping features to survive the winter. If you have a pond as part of your landscape, you’ll need to take special precautions this fall, especially if it houses fish. With freezing temperatures on the horizon, your pond needs…
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Landscape grading is one of the essential elements that prevents water from entering your home and ensures that your landscape is appropriately watered. If your landscape grading is not properly done, storm runoff might be directed toward your foundation instead of away from it. Today, we’re telling you the basics of landscape grading.

If your yard is not properly draining after fall rains, you’re in for bigger problems once snow and ice arrive. Effective runoff and drainage will allow your landscape to get the water and nutrients it needs without taking all of your soil with it. Soil erosion is a big problem for many homeowners. Here’s what…
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As we’ve progressed through the rainy season, we’ve discussed various ways landscaping professionals solve potential issues with water drainage. Systems such as trench drains and catch basins provide effective means for controlling stormwater and the damage it can do on your property, while dry creek beds are natural features that can be implemented seamlessly into…
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For the last several weeks, we’ve been covering some of the various solutions available to homeowners who struggle with landscape drainage problems. As we’ve discussed before, improper drainage can be devastating to your home and your surrounding landscape. Every rain and snowstorm puts your property at risk of costly damage. One particularly popular solution to…
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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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