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There are many benefits on using Virtual Design to saving time. By using Virtual Design you will be able to see exactly how your custom design will look. Virtual models make an excellent marketing tool since it makes it much easier for a customer to see a finished project that you can virtually walk through, than just looking at a 2D drawing. Another great benefit is you gain confidence that your designer understands exactly what you want and envisioned. You also can relax and be less stressed since you already have a great idea on the total outcome. Always get a contractor who uses Virtual Design

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When a homeowner finally decides to have a new swimming pool installed they are instantly faced with a number of different choices as well as pros and cons to consider. Chief among these choices is one that needs to be addressed before the project can move forward. This choice being deciding on exactly what type of swimming pool is to be installed. Swimming pools are no longer made of only concrete and are available in a number of different building materials.

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Moving into a new home can be quite exciting for a family. As the years roll on however and as complacency begins to set in, families while still in love with their home, often begin to find their homes boring or drab. This is especially true of those homeowners with backyards. While it's not uncommon for homeowners to hold celebrations in their backyard, do a bit of barbecuing, or even relax on some lawn furniture backyards seldom offer excitement and/or variety.In recent years many homeowners have sought to remedy their backyard issues by having some sort of outdoor room built. Not only are outdoor rooms exciting and fun to use they can also be quite elaborate and make a backyard just as functional and practical as the inside of a home...

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Tips Towards a Greener Future

By Eddie Guerrero

Energy Saving Tips

We all know lighting your house can be expensive and energy deficient, so here are some ways you can save electricity and the money in your pocket. By using great Outdoor Lighting you can improve the appearance as well as the value of your home. With the use of Low Voltage Lighting you save on maintenance since there is a low instillation cost and has a 5,000 hour life or better. It also produces a nicer, warmer and more vibrant lighting by pushing boundaries of the house from a dark front or back yard while making for a better first impression and setting your home apart from the rest.

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Another great lighting to use is LED Lighting since there is ten times energy saved in maintenance due to the lifespan and are extremely energy efficient since it consumes up to 90% less power than most. Since LED Lighting only uses a fraction of the energy than most, there is a drastic decrease in power cost. Most florescent light bulbs contain toxic materials so by switching to LED Lighting, they are not only ecologically friendly since they are free of toxic chemicals such as mercury which is dangerous for the environment but also reduce your carbon footprint and are 100% recyclable. Follow these tips and lets head towards a greener future.

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Why should you use Drought Tolerant Landscaping?

We all want to conserve the use of water but we also want our home to stay beautiful. Why can't we choose both? Well here are some ways you can. Xeriscaping also known as Zeroscaping is a way to make your home stand out and also reduce water use. By using native plants and succulents such as Black Hens and Chicks and the Blue Rose Echeveria your house will add variety and beauty.temp-post-image

Another way is to use Turf Replacement, by using this you will definitely reduce your use of water and also the use of spending money on lawn irrigation. Hardscaping is another great way to get rid of landscaping water usage. You can use Hardscaping to turn your plain old backyard into a renovated entertainment backyard. Now you can have the town talking about ...

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The last blog in theme of simple and inexpensive landscaping projects involves trees. Trees in both the front and back yards of homes not only add things like shade and atmosphere to yard but also some much-needed aesthetic appeal as well. The eyes of both homeowners and visitors go directly to trees when they step into a yard nearly every time they do so.
While trees in a front or back yard can be beautiful, convenient, and even fun, trees with a surround encompassing them essentially takes a trees beauty and help both the tree and the lawn is a part of stand apart from one another and look even more beautiful. Homeowners wanting to add a surround to one or more trees at their home will have a wide array of different stones to choose from. Tree surrounds also come in a wide variety of shapes as well. Homeowners can select a circle, square, triangle or even a rectangle to encompass more than one tree. The type of stone and shape of surround a homeowner selects will depend largely on their tastes and sometimes recommendations from a contractor.
We specialize in many different types of landscaping and design projects of all sizes. Should you have any questions about tree surrounds or about landscaping projects in general please be sure to contact us as we would be happy to be of assistance!

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By Michael Watson

The cool people over at Mopro just created our new site. Check it out!

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A blog can make all the difference with your website – they add credibility to your business, provide useful and interesting information to your viewers and add phenomenal SEO value, making your business easy to find online.

Blogging takes time, but it definitely pays off in the long run. Consistently update your blog with posts that are relevant to your industry.

When it comes to landscaping projects homeowners often look for a project to undertake that's inexpensive yet designed to impress guests and perhaps even homebuyers as well. Adding a stone path that runs from a driveway to the sidewalk and/or to front door is one such project.With different types of stone available for a walkway project homeowners have a plethora of choices consider, many of them truly affordable.While it's true that there are some very grand walkway projects undertaken by homeowners those looking to impress for less can breathe easy. For example homeowners can select flagstone as there's no better affordable choice for their walkway. Furthermore flagstone allows their contractor create a walkway or path that is relative...

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