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Laura's Landscaping Advice

Your surroundings can have a big impact on how you feel. For many years, I didn't realise how unhappy the landscaping around my home was making me. It had been a lovely space when we bought the house but over the years, my husband and I had let the trees, shrubs and lawn fall into ruin. One day, I realised that I had to do something about the situation so I called in a team of professional landscaping contractors. They helped me to plan and carry out work on my property. I am so happy with the results that I decided to start a blog.

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Two Tips for Those Who Want to Carry Out a Garden Landscaping Project

5 January 2018
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If you have decided to give your garden a makeover, here are some tips which you may find useful. Use high-quality topsoil Topsoil, as the name itself implies, is the topmost, surface-level soil layer. This nutrient-rich substance helps to encourage the growth of healthy plants. As such, if your landscaping project will involve the creation of flowerbeds or a lawn, you should consider purchasing a few bags of this product. Read More …

Tips for Leveling Your Own Yard

5 January 2018
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An unlevel lot can be hard to landscape, impossible for kids to play sport on and unattractive. Luckily, there are ways that you can level your lawn. The fastest and easiest way to do this is to hire someone who provides excavation services, but there are also options you can explore on your own. Cut, Peel, and Fix Small Depressions and Swells If you have small depressions or swells in your lawn, you can address them by cutting a large x-shape in your turf in the affected areas. Read More …

Why Is Natural Stone Popular for Paving Purposes?

21 December 2017
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For a long time, paving has been a popular way in which property owners have added a touch of style, class and aesthetic appeal to their outside areas. From balconies to backyards, and pool decks to driveways, natural stone pavers have been spicing up the appearance of premises.  Few materials come close to the authenticity, durability and appearance that natural stone gives to your property. That is why natural stone pavers are so important in designing, installing and maintaining the outside areas of your property with natural stone. Read More …

How to Easily Clean Your Shade Sail (Without Damaging It)

21 December 2017
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When was the last time you gave your shade sails a thorough cleaning? So long ago you can't remember? Or possibly never? You need to be careful when doing the job, since too much enthusiasm and using the wrong tools and materials can significantly damage the deceptively complex surface of the sails, meaning that they might have looked better before you cleaned them. But by knowing what you're doing and with a bit of diligence, you can make sure that your shade sails will emerge from the cleaning process bright and clean, and ready to offer many more years of service. Read More …

Why Land Surveys Are Important Before Buying a Property

18 December 2017
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Having a land survey conducted before you buy a home is very important. This article discusses some of the problems that you can avoid when you conduct such a survey before you close on the home purchase. Extensions Exceeding Property Limits Over time, homeowners can make modifications, such as adding an attached garage, to address their evolving needs. The contractor can make a mistake during the construction and exceed the boundaries of the property. Read More …