Gardening, Home Decor, home design, Home Improvement, Summer, Yard & Garden

3 simple ways to extend your living space outdoors with a pergola

Do dreams of lazy days soaking up the sun have you looking for ways to extend your living space outdoors? You’re not alone. According to a recent Qualified Remodeler magazine survey on the latest outdoor living trends, creating the ultimate backyard now has as much priority with homeowners as kitchens, bathrooms, and other interior remodeling… Continue reading 3 simple ways to extend your living space outdoors with a pergola

Home Decor, home design, Home Improvement, Summer, Yard & Garden

5 fun, easy and affordable ways to brighten up your outdoor space

If you love entertaining friends and family outdoors, you're not alone. Transforming outdoor areas into extended living spaces continues to be a huge trend, as anything and everything from smaller balconies to spacious porches and patios create an opportunity to expand your home environment well into the evening hours with one crucial design element: lighting.… Continue reading 5 fun, easy and affordable ways to brighten up your outdoor space

Spring, Yard & Garden

4 essential spring lawn care tasks

With spring on our doorstep, many homeowners are looking forward to spending time in their yards — but not before doing some spring cleanup. In a recent survey by TruGreen*, at least one-quarter of 2,000 survey respondents plan to start spring cleanup in March; April is the second-most popular month. In addition, a number of… Continue reading 4 essential spring lawn care tasks