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12 Hardscape Ideas for Your Front Yard

Designers use the word ‘hardscape’ to describe non-living landscaping elements like fountains, walkways, patios, and breeze block walls. Hardscapes create areas that are often used as a spot to relax and enjoy being outdoors, typically with some sort of seating option. Hardscape plans can be simple or complex, so updating (or adding) hardscaping to your ...

8 Stunning Outdoor Fireplace Ideas with Photos

No matter where you live, having a cozy outdoor space is a must. Whether your focus is on comfy seating for conversation or a place to eat and play, the backyard is an extension of your living space. Adding a fireplace can extend the life of your outdoor season in cooler climates and turn up ...

Prepare for 2019: 5 Exterior Design Trends on the Way OUT

NOW is an excellent time to do some home exterior improvements; however, be sure you’re doing improvements that add value to your greatest investment.  Don’t fall victim to these home exterior design trends that are on the way OUT! 1. WIMPY COLUMNS: Small wimpy columns are way OUT! They don’t look as though they hold ...