Are you one of those who makes a New Year’s resolution, but really doesn’t keep it? Has upgrading your landscaping been on your list of resolutions for a few years?
If you own a swimming pool, you already know how important it is to have the right fence for it. When choosing a fence, you may be tempted to go with a traditional wooden privacy fence, but the fact is that you actually have quite a few other options. Here are some pool fence ideas you may want to consider for your own home.
Have you thought about how a pool fence would look around your pool next summer? It's a fencing option not everyone thinks about initially, perhaps out of the thought it would be too restricting. In reality, a proper pool fence doesn't have to be like a traditional fence at all. It can be made to be removable as well if you decide to create one with mesh. Take a look at the mesh option and the consideration of height for the area around your pool. These considerations should be made depending on if you have children or pets.
Golf netting is a type of fencing that every golf course needs to keep golf balls from flying out beyond property lines. Because not everyone is going to be a Tiger Woods and keep their ball right on course, having just a normal fence won't always help. A high-flying golf ball could easily go over a standard fence and land on an adjoining property. It could even cause injury to someone when a ball travels at high speed.
Outdoor furniture always adds individual style to a backyard patio or deck. When winter comes, though, you may be experiencing conflicted feelings about whether to place that furniture in storage or to leave it all outside through possible inclement weather. Because some people have outdoor furniture that's not easy to move, you may need the balance of leaving some outside and storing lighter furniture indoors.
The retaining wall is one of the most functional elements in all of landscape design. The purposes of the retaining wall are first and foremost to do things like prevent erosion, seepage and water damage. But don't let the utilitarian nature of retaining walls blind you to their more decorative and aesthetic possibilities.
Your landscaping design for your outdoor spaces should be family friendly, designed with your kids in mind.
Your first concern for any landscape design project is how it can improve the livability of outdoor spaces for your family and you. Beyond that, you can add long-term value to your redo by incorporating one or more of the following 21st-century trends.
When making your yard look elegant and beautiful, landscape lights are essential. Not only does lighting make your area safer, lighting transforms your outdoor landscape designs into a place that has more elegance and charm. We can help you with the ideas you have in mind for making your yard beautiful, classy and safe.
For those who manage governmental and military institutions, a security fence is going to be essential to deter potential intruders from entering the property. In those scenarios, you obviously won't be installing an inviting picket fence. When your organization works with secret military equipment or other projects outside the building or in, you want a fence that gives the impression you don't want trespassers. This is going to mean a fence that's impossible to climb as well as one with reliable security features.
As you drive up to your house at night, you notice it needs some lights. You want it to look like the neighbor’s on the right with soft lights that seem to have been placed with an artistic eye. You don’t want it to look like the neighbor’s on the left who some nights might be mistaken for a UFO.
Imagine you're in your hammock. Your favorite music is playing in the background as a gentle breeze gently rocks you. The day goes by slowly as you are relaxing in your backyard oasis.
"One day I shall buy some land, plant countless seeds and watch them grow into beautiful flowering trees. A cool breeze will bring me sweet fragrances, from a thousand flowering trees. I shall listen to the songs, from birds perched in the tall flowering trees." (adapted from Rishi Menon)
That new riding mower you used this last summer may be sitting in your garage ready to withstand any winter weather you perhaps already experienced. Just like your car, it's going to need some maintenance before you store it away for a number of months. Otherwise, you face a riding mower that might not even start next time. And you don't want that when the lawn is up to your pant legs by March or April.