Recent Blog Posts

10 Big Design Ideas For Small Patios

Jul 30th, 2019
Whether you live in an apartment or a suburb, backyard real estate can be slim.  But being low on outdoor space doesn’t mean you have to be low on style or function.  There are tons of creative ways to make a tiny patio pay off big with these design ideas. What is your space best … more »

DIY or Not: Prefab Pergolas vs. Custom Pergolas

Jul 19th, 2019
We all catch the weekend warrior itch at some point. The thought of getting out there and building something makes us proud.  When it comes to pergolas, some homeowners opt to buy a prefabricated kit from a big box store or online retailer and just go for it. Others hire a professional contractor to create … more »

5 Reasons Your Backyard Needs a Wood-Fired Pizza Oven

Jul 9th, 2019
You may think you have to go to a elegant bistro (and pay fancy pizzeria prices) to get the distinct and beautiful taste of wood-fired pizza. Think again.  Pizza ovens are for everyone. And having a pizza oven in your backyard may make you wonder Why didn’t I do this sooner? How do wood-fired ovens … more »

How to Keep Your Patio Cool This Summer: A Guide

Jun 27th, 2019
It’s at the point in the summer when you’re almost longing for fall weather. Just a little break from the heat and humidity would be warmly welcomed. With a few more months of heat ahead, your patio is starting to look like a pan on which you are being fried. Don’t let a few 90 … more »

9 Must-Have Appliances For Any Outdoor Kitchen

Jun 20th, 2019
As the days and nights heat up, so does our desire to spend time outdoors. Though air conditioning is nice, there’s nothing like enjoying a night under the stars with good people, good conversation, and good food. To some, an outdoor kitchen may seem like an unnecessary addition to their backyard space. In actuality, outdoor … more »