How to Build a Paver Patio

  Creating natural rock veranda or a paver. Creating a paver or natural rock veranda…or a walk.. Could be a lovely and practical addition to your own backyard landscape, and with a little effort, attention to detail along with appropriate preparation, it is possible to reach a long lasting effect, no matter expertise and your … Read more

How to Remove Moss from your Deck

Moss grows naturally in damp, shady areas. Once established, it can withstand extreme temperatures and regenerates very quickly. That’s why it may be difficult to remove permanently. Obviously, if you have a newer deck where moss has just appeared, you will have a lot less work to do than someone who has an old deck … Read more

It’s Summer And Patio Sets Are Center Stage

It’s summer and we try to spend as much time outside as possible, children are playing in the yard or around the pool and we gather out with friends enjoying the kids and fun. What would this kind of day be if you did not have a good patio set. Patio sets do make our … Read more

Why Should You Choose Teak Patio Furniture?

More and more people are beginning to appreciate the beauty of teak patio furniture. This is particularly true for those people who care more about the quality of their wooden patio furniture rather than the quantity of it. Teak is an elegant and long lasting wood which grows mostly in Burma, Indonesia and other exotic … Read more

Choosing the Best Deck Sealer

CHOOSING WOOD SEALERS Contractors are always asking us to recommend a sealer for them based on our experiences. This has become a challenge for us in a way because there are more sealers available than ever before. Years ago we tried every single sealer available, but with the widespread reformulating we saw in the last … Read more

Build An Enclosed Patio To Maximize Your Time Outdoors

An enclosed patio design is essential when you feel that you are exposed to some harsh elements in the environment and you do not want these elements to hinder you from enjoying the pleasures outdoors. One suggestion for a good enclosed patio design is to put screens on it. With a screened patio, you do … Read more

Houseplants: How to care for Calathea

There are many plant species in the Calathea plant family. Calathea zebrina (Zebra plant), Calathea insignis (Rattlesnake plant), Calathea makoyana (Peacock plant) are only a few of the more popular varieties available. The common names given to these plants typically refer to the ornate patterns found on the leaves. This plant family is known for … Read more

Save the Forests: Decorate Your Home with Bamboo

One of the best ways to help save the planet’s forests is by using bamboo products to decorate your home. Find ideas on how to use this fast-growing renewable resource for decorating both indoors and outdoors. Facts About Bamboo Bamboo is a fast-growing woody, tree-like plant that is used today as a renewable resource. Decorating … Read more