Category «Outdoors»

5 Interesting Ways to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Deck and Pool Area

With the right furnishings and décor, you can transform the area around your swimming pool or outdoor deck into a new alfresco living space for family bonding or entertaining. Some patio chairs here, outdoor rugs there, perhaps add a state-of-the-art grill or fire pit, and you too can have a magazine-worthy backyard that will be …

What Is a Pergola?

Sometimes called a trellis or an arbor, a pergola consists of at least four columns holding up a grid of crossbeams that extend across the top of the structure to form the roof. They can be made of wood, steel, aluminum, fiberglass, or vinyl, and can be covered or uncovered depending on a homeowner’s taste. …

7 Amazing Ways to Transform Your Landscaping

Our gardens and landscaped yards can become our own little slice of paradise. When we have a beautiful landscape, all we want to do is spend time in it, but it is easy to let your garden get overgrown and fall out of style. Don’t worry though; outlined below are 7 amazing ways to transform …

Simple Things You Can Do to Keep Your Yard Looking Impressive

Investing only in the interior can have a limiting effect on the entire aesthetics of your home. When you put effort into both the interior and exterior of your house, the merits of your effort will be quite prominent. As for yards, they can act as a versatile component to your home due to the …

How to Buy a Portable Outdoor Garage for Your Home

In the beginning, every garage, whether attached or detached, is typically meant for parking one or two vehicles, possibly with some built-in storage space for garden supplies or power tools. However, depending on how long you’ve lived in your home, the garage may be half-full of items for a spring yard sale, and storage cabinets …

How Does a Weed Eater Work?

If you have a lawn or a garden, this tool is simply indispensable for ensuring its neat look. Residential lawn care is so much easier with an efficient string trimmer, otherwise known as a weed eater. As the term suggests, its purpose is the elimination of unwanted plants, as well as trimming of green herbage.  …

10 Ways to Transform Your Deck Into A Second Outdoor Living Room

There is nothing like relaxing outside on a well-built and outfitted deck — a space where you can enjoy the sunshine and still feel at home, whether alone or with guests. As a long-time deck builder in Cherry Hill, John Kang and the folks at Superior Deck and Fence are passionate about people enjoying outdoor …

8 Items All Gardening Enthusiasts Should Have

So you’ve decided to roll up your sleeves and try your hand at gardening. Congratulations! Few pastimes are as satisfying and as relaxing as cultivating, planting, and nurturing your own garden. Whether you plan to garden in your yard or on your patio using large pots, there are a few things you’ll need in order …

6 Tips for Enhancing Neighborhood Green Space

For most people, a house is the most significant investment they’ll make in their lifetime. For that reason, homeowners should to be diligent about taking steps to enhance the market value of their residence. Naturally, a primary focus of increasing the market value of a home is the state of the neighborhood itself.  With that …

Why Your Patio Shouldn’t Be Just For the Summer Months

Everyone loves a Summer barbecue out on the patio. What isn’t there to love about fun in the sun with some delicious food, great company and barrels of laughter? Whilst most people make full use of their patio in the warmer months, there is often a tendency for outdoor areas to be used less and …