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Category Archives: Back Yard Projects

Reuse Recycled Materials in Fencing & Decking

  To continue our week-long Earth Day celebration, we wanted to talk a little more about the ways our industry is going green. By reusing recycled materials, we can help our customers and our business become more environmentally-friendly. Thanks to innovations in the fencing & decking field, you can find virtually any style, color, and
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Prep Your Patio for Spring

The first day of spring is finally here!  Get ready for warmer temperatures and outdoor entertaining by working to prep your patio first.  After the winter we just had in Maryland, this space (and its surfaces) likely took a beating.  Fortunately, you should be able to clean it up and have it ready for use
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Give Your Valentine the Ultimate Outdoor Living Space

Rather than go with the traditional combination of flowers and chocolates, why not surprise your Valentine with something truly spectacular this year?  If you share a home, then you can build them the outdoor living space of their dreams!  With our help, of course. Work with Your Space, Not Against It Many people have this
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Protecting Your Fence & Deck Year-Round

Spring and summer are an exciting time – just like blooming flowers and sprouting saplings, people begin to wake up from a long winter of staying bundled up and indoors, emerging into the sunny outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather. Decks get cleared off, fences are scrubbed and stained, and grills are fired up as
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Landscaping For Smarties

Let’s face it – landscaping is hard work. From the heavy materials to the strain on your back and muscles as you bend over to meticulously prune flower beds, trim hedges, and sowing seeds, most types of outdoor work tend to be physically and mentally exhausting activities. We can’t change the fact that planting, weeding,
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Dirt Care: Creating a Healthy Growing Environment

Just like a newborn baby, plants need a healthy, nurturing setting to grow up in if they are to become strong and resilient. When it comes to your lawn, for example, the biggest factor that plays a role in determining whether you have a lush landscape of vibrant greenery or a dead wasteland of brown-tipped
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Outdoor Entertaining: Getting Ready for Guests

With spring in the air, it’s about that time of year where we throw the windows open, clean up the yard, and start welcoming guests into our home after a long, sleepy winter. So as you prepare for cookouts, parties, and special occasions, it may be time to take a look at your backyard to
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Landscaping Features: Pergolas, Arbors, and Trellises

You love your yard. You landscape diligently, you maintain your fence and deck, and you keep everything free of debris and clutter. But it still feels like something is missing. If you feel like there’s a little extra something that your yard could use, we might have the perfect idea for you: a pergola, arbor,
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Preparing for a Big Winter Storm

We’ve all been there – the weatherman announces a big winter storm is coming and everyone immediately hops into their car and races to the nearest grocery store for the essentials (bread, toilet paper, milk… you know the drill). But in all the flurry of activity that precedes a big snow, something is bound to
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Maintaining Lawn Equipment Year-Round

So you picked up the latest and greatest in lawn equipment – a brand new riding mower, a leaf blower, or maybe a chainsaw – and used it all summer long. But now that winter has arrived, your brand new power tool is sitting in your shed or basement for the winter. It’s smart to
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