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Clues to Finding the Right Color for Your Residence

Clues to Finding the Right Color for Your Residence

Picking out the exterior colors for your home can be daunting. Unlike in the interior, where repainting walls is relatively easy if you don’t like the color or just tire of it, a new exterior painting job can be very costly. Doing some homework up front will save you a lot of heartache when it comes to selecting the colours to your home’s exterior. Selecting a number of potential color options and creating sample panels are critical to getting the…

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Decomposed Granite

Decomposed Granite

Decomposed granite (DG) is the normal result of granite stone’s breaking down into little, loose, powdered gravel. Frequent applications for DG are pathways, gardens, sports courts and nature trails. DG has excellent drainage and doesn’t absorb heat such as asphalt or concrete does. Decomposed granite is usually mixed with a stabilizer, saturated with water and compacted to maintain the majority of the loose dirt dense. Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture The attractiveness of decomposed granite is that it may drain…

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21 Patios Ready to Party

21 Patios Ready to Party

By now you ought to be getting prepared for the official start of terrace party time. Kicking off Memorial Day, this season means collecting outside, grilling and simmer for three or more months. Consider different events that could drive how you design, decorate and accessorize your terrace. Molly Wood Garden Design Baby bath tub. A gently upholstered and inviting terrace makes it easier to”ohh” and”ahh” over that umpteenth onesie that the mother-to-be opens. Harold Leidner Landscape Architects Chess club party….

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Renovation Detail: The Casement Window

Renovation Detail: The Casement Window

Every night as I wash dishes in my kitchen sink I stare from the window that is handiest, dreaming about the day I will throw it into a Dumpster and replace it with a French casement window. Attached for their framework by side hinges, casement windows have been installed singly or in pairs within a common framework (French). They are famous for their capacity to open wide, allowing for optimum ventilation and unobstructed views. What’s best is how readily they…

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