Winter Weather

Now Is The Time to Think About How You’ll Handle Winter Weather

November 23, 2016

It’s only Thanksgiving, we know. But before you know it, winter weather will be upon us. The winter solstice officially arrives on December 21st, but weather forecasters throughout the tri-state region are starting to share their predictions for what we can expect in the coming months. What are they saying? Forecasters are predicting a relatively…

Indoor Fireplace

It’s Beginning to Feel Like Fireplace Weather

October 12, 2016

After a long hot summer in New York and New Jersey, it’s finally starting to feel like a new season is upon us. As temperatures start to dip and the leaves begin to change color, many people immediately turn their thoughts to cozying up by a fire with family and friends. If you are fortunate…

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Do You Need to Repair or Replace Your Driveway?

September 7, 2016

If your driveway has seen better days, you may be wondering if it’s time to replace the driveway completely or if you can just get away with patching it or refinishing it. Most people will try to do whatever they can to avoid replacing the entire driveway, since it can pretty expensive to do so.…

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Get Your Masonry Projects Done Before Summer Is Over

August 15, 2016

If you’ve been planning some improvements around the outside of your house but haven’t quite gotten around to getting them done so far this year, the end of summer is a great time to get things moving.  Outdoor projects like building a new patio, installing a retaining wall or creating the outdoor kitchen of your…

Pizza Oven

Designing the Perfect Pizza Oven

July 25, 2016

If you have been dreaming of having a pizza oven in your outdoor kitchen, you may be wondering what it’s design entails.  There are a number of styles and looks you can choose from, but most wood-fired pizza ovens are dome shaped and can either be built as a DIY project or you can hire…

5 Ways to Enjoy Your Backyard

June 30, 2016

When summertime hits, many people in New Jersey and New York turn their sights on hitting the beach or going down the shore. While you can spend some great times enjoying the sand and the surf, you’ll also likely encounter lots of traffic on weekends and crowds. If a quiet day or evening at home…

Get The Most Out Of Your Backyard This Summer

May 27, 2016

As Memorial Day approaches, we tend to turn our sights on how we’re going to spend the carefree time we have during the summer months.  Some people plan vacations or head down the shore, while others are happy to simply savor unhurried time spent with family and friends right at home. This summer, why not…

Spring Landscaping Ideas

April 15, 2016

Looking to spruce up your outdoor landscape design?  Early spring is the perfect time to make things happen!   While you can add interesting elements to your front and backyard at just about any time of the year, there’s nothing like planning some new elements outside right now. If you already have the hardscape elements you…

3 Tips For Designing Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen

March 21, 2016

With warmer weather upon us and spring only a few short weeks away, it’s natural to be turning sights to outdoor projects and the fun that can be enjoyed in our own backyards.  Many homeowners in the Northeast are making outdoor kitchens part of their backyard design and if you are among the throngs of…

Has Drainage Become An Issue For You This Winter?

February 24, 2016

While we can gladly say that we have survived a less-than-monumental winter season this year, we’ve still had our fair share of snow, rain and flooding concerns in the New Jersey and New York area.  If drainage concerns keep you up at night, or even if they don’t but you know that poor drainage is…

Was Your Business Prepared For Winter Storm Jonas?

January 27, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas dumped record or near-record amounts of snow on the Northeast.  Despite what began as a relatively mild winter, many businesses, residents and municipalities were left this past weekend to dig out under huge mounds of snow.  If your business or property was left out in the cold, unprepared to handle the impact…

Designing The Perfect Wine Cellar

December 29, 2015

Whether you’re a wine lover who dreams of having the perfect wine cellar at home or a restaurant that wants to ensure that wine is stored optimally for maximum taste, there’s nothing like having the perfect wine cellar designed and installed.  While you may dream of just what you want your storage area to look…