Archive for October 2014

You Can Still Enjoy Your Backyard After Daylight Savings Ends

Daylight savings time ends at 2am on Sunday, November 2nd.  Although moving the clocks back leads to shorter days of sunlight as we move further into fall and then winter, it does not have to signify the end of your backyard enjoyment.  Whether you spend time outdoors during the daylight hours or after dark, there…

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Winterizing Your Outdoor Kitchen

Backyard Bluestone

Outdoor kitchens are becoming an increasingly popular feature in backyards across New Jersey, New York and the entire northeast region.  Fortunately, many aspects of these kitchens can be used year round, even when temperatures start to drop and the center of your entertaining no longer revolves around your outdoor spaces.  However, due to the upcoming…

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Concrete Installation Should Be Completed Before The Cold Sets In

Concrete is one of the strongest and most versatile materials to use for outdoor construction projects.  Whether you are interested in having a pathway installed in your backyard or need to put in a new driveway, this material can provide you with the strength, durability and resilience you need to last for many years, even…

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Take Care Of Drainage Problems Before Winter Rolls Around

While we have been lucky enough to enjoy a relatively mild summer this year with only modest amounts of rainfall, there are few people in New Jersey and New York that can forgot the long, cold, snowy winter we endured last year.  Although we all dread another winter like the one we experienced in 2013-2014,…

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How To Care For Outdoor Pizza Ovens

Outdoor pizza ovens can provide an opportunity for you to enjoy delicious, authentic old-world style food.  Of course, most people love this amenity for the scrumptious pizza that it creates, but there are many other yummy foods that can be cooked inside the oven with mouth-watering results.  If you are one of the lucky ones…

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Retaining Walls Improve More Than Just Runoff Issues

Do you have a sloped area in your front or backyard that is resulting in a water problem every time it rains?  If so, it may be time to consider the installation of a retaining wall to stop the runoff of water and the resulting issues it creates.  This simple fix can not only solve…

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