Posts with Category: Design

Benefits of having a paver patio pool deck
February 10, 2020

Benefits of having a paver patio pool deck

If you are considering an in-ground pool for your Rocky Valley, Iowa home, one of the best ideas for decking around the structure is pavers. Deck pavers in stone, brick or concrete are visually stunning, stand up well to harsh outdoor elements and the effects of chlorinated water, and add a valuable safety component. The latter is […]

The Basics of Outdoor Kitchen Design
January 20, 2020

The Basics of Outdoor Kitchen Design

Unless you happen to work in construction, chances are you don’t have the first idea about where to start with your planned outdoor kitchen design.  This is where a team of experts can come in handy.  If you’re ready to improve the function and value of your Sioux Center, Iowa property by installing an outdoor kitchen, […]

4 Major Factors to Consider when Planning an Outdoor Kitchen
January 6, 2020

4 Major Factors to Consider when Planning an Outdoor Kitchen

Most homeowners spend some time creating an inviting outdoor oasis, complete with lush landscape design, accommodating patios and walkways, and of course, a focal point like a fire pit, or even an inground pool.  If you use your backyard for frequent entertaining, though, there’s one more element you’ll want to consider incorporating: an outdoor kitchen. This unique feature adds both […]

5 beautiful pergola decorating ideas
December 23, 2019

5 beautiful pergola decorating ideas

You put in the time and effort to install a beautiful and spacious patio at your Sioux Center, Iowa home but one thing missing in the yard is shade. A lack of trees makes your summer days feel like a heat wave on the Sahara, but you’re in luck—a pergola can help you keep your cool and […]

Outdoor kitchen construction: what to expect
December 16, 2019

Outdoor kitchen construction: what to expect

Outdoor kitchens are wonderful additions to your backyard landscape. They provide added space for preparing meals and entertaining guests, they can add a new visual appeal, and many outdoor kitchens go hand in hand with accompanying hardscapes such as patios, fire pits, or pool areas. Keep in mind, however, that not all outdoor kitchens are created equal and the […]

Different types of outdoor kitchen layouts
December 2, 2019

Different types of outdoor kitchen layouts

It’s tough to beat the feeling of coming home after a long day at work and decompressing with a cold beverage or casual dinner on your outdoor patio. If you planned ahead and installed an outdoor kitchen at your Rock Valley, Iowa home as well; you have all the ingredients of an ideal backyard environment. Even in […]

Increase your home value with a paver patio
November 25, 2019

Increase your home value with a paver patio

A widely known and respected opinion among professional contractors and savvy homeowners is that landscaping is one of the most efficient and enduring ways to boost the value of a home. So much so, in fact, that some experts in the field claim well-designed landscaping can bring a return on investment of 200-300 percent. Flying […]

How to choose the best pavers to surround your pool
September 2, 2019

How to choose the best pavers to surround your pool

You’ve dreamed for years of having an in-ground pool in your backyard and now it’s in there. All pool systems are go and the final step before you fill it with water and jump in is to select pavers for final landscape design touches. Sounds easy enough. How hard can it be to choose some […]

Choosing the Right Materials for a Backyard Patio or Walkway
August 26, 2019

Choosing the Right Materials for a Backyard Patio or Walkway

Landscaping and hardscaping are the two main elements of any backyard space and striking the right balance results in the function and beauty homeowners prefer.  Once you have your landscape design on lockdown with zones for grasses, flowers, shrubs, and trees, it’s time to consider how you’re going to lounge and move around in your […]

What are the Key Points in Outdoor Kitchen Design?
August 12, 2019

What are the Key Points in Outdoor Kitchen Design?

There’s no denying the utility of an outdoor kitchen, which allows you to stay social when cooking for family, friends, or large parties during the summer months when everyone wants to be outdoors.  While there’s certainly some expense inherent to installing an outdoor kitchen, you’ll also add tons of value to your property in the […]