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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.


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 …

How To Use The Services Of A Landscaping Contractor

14 December 2017
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Whether you have just bought a new home or you want to carry out some serious renovations to your existing garden, a landscaping contractor can help you to plan your garden to perfection so that it gives you years and years of enjoyment. Contrary to what you may have heard, landscaping is so much more than just planning where plants go, creating borders and laying turf. A good landscaping contractor can give you advice on what plants to choose that will be at their best throughout all seasons, give you advice on decking, patios and garden structures and even help you with larger jobs such as installing ponds and swimming pools. Read More …

Common Landscaping Mistakes Commercial Property Owners Should Avoid

13 December 2017
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There is more to commercial landscaping than an impeccable lawn and lush plants. Whenever you see a well-laid landscape in front of a commercial building, just remember that a lot of planning went into achieving the end product. However, while commercial property owners tend to concentrate on their premises, they should be reminded that they stand to benefit immensely if they make the outside landscape just as beautiful as the insides of a building. Read More …