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Category Archives: Outdoor Living

Pool Party

How To Make a Splash at Your Next Pool Party There’s no better place to spend a hot July day than by the pool. Whether you want to work on your tan or splash around in the water, a pool is the perfect spot for summer fun and relaxation. But in the season of pool
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Buzz Off…

Buzz Off: Protect Your Property from Carpenter Bees It’s that time of year when our backyards are buzzing, but we’re not talking about barbecues and parties. Carpenter bees are hovering over many homeowners’ outdoor entertaining spaces this summer. And while they don’t pose a major threat to people, they are an aggressive species that can
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Don’t Bug Out: 6 Tips for an Insect-Free Cookout

      The warm summer months bring the promise of cookouts, parties, and all manner of backyard bashes. We lick our lips just thinking of the sizzling sounds and savory smells that come from the grill! Your barbecues may be a summer staple, but famished friends aren’t the only hungry mouths at the party.
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Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day Gifts That Are Fit for a King   Father’s Day is the perfect time to treat your dad like a king. Our pops do plenty for us, so this is a chance to show some love with a token of appreciation. But what do you get for the man who has everything? Well,
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The Best Pool Fencing

Since Memorial Day’s this weekend, many pools around Maryland will be officially opening for the first time this year!  We can’t talk about this fun feature, though, without bringing up an important safety feature:  pool fencing.  To keep your family and guests safe, you should install a durable fence that combines security and visibility.  Fortunately,
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Get Ready for National Barbecue Month!

  If you haven’t had your first barbecue of the year, May’s the perfect time.  Not just because it’s National Barbecue Month, either.  It’s warming up, the days are lasting longer, and it’s been too long since you’ve hosted some outdoor entertainment at your place!  Fortunately, we can help you get ready for one of
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Trending 2018: Indoor/Outdoor Living

Having a great outdoor space to entertain is one thing. But making that area feel like a part of your interior design—that’s something else entirely. This doesn’t mean you have to lose the feel of the great outdoors that originally inspired your deck or patio. Rather, try bringing some of the creature comforts from inside
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The Ins and Outs of Outdoor Lighting

Even though the sunlight is lasting longer and longer these days, it’s bound to set on your outdoor entertaining at some point.  It’s important to be prepared for any upcoming gathering with the proper lighting options that can create mood and preserve the safety of the space.  When you’re looking to add brightness in a
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Preparing for the Next Snow Removal

Whether we get hit with a mid-March blast, or remain spared until next winter, the end of the season is a good time to look back and learn from your mistakes.  Shoveling snow may have been your go-to this year, but should you consider buying a snow blower for next year?  Whether or not you
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Illuminating the Home, Shining Your House’s Quality

Many think lighting is just a simple practicality, we all need lights to see. However, lighting can also be used to create a sense of welcome or draw attention to specific aspects of your home. Let’s look into how light can be used to add value to your house. Mood Have you ever been in
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