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How A Gazebo Can Improve Your Yard

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How A Gazebo Can Improve Your Yard

  Gazebos aren’t simply great looking centerpieces for a public park or town square. These beautiful structures are perfect for your yard or property as well. Coming in a large number of shapes, sizes, materials, and colors, gazebos can significantly improve your yard (as well as your property value). Check out some of the ways a gazebo can upgrade your space.   It Adds Utility to Your Yard One of the biggest way that a new gazebo can improve your property is by changing the way you use your yard....

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Can a Shed Add to Your Property Value?

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Can a Shed Add to Your Property Value?

The ideal home improvement serves your immediate needs while also increasing the value of your property in case you decide to put it up for sale later on. For homeowners who need extra storage and want to add curb appeal, a wood shed could be the perfect solution.Here are some ways in which building a quality outdoor shed can increase the value of your home.Extra StorageThis is a no-brainer for renters and buyers alike. No one likes a cluttered home, so having ample space to store seasonal items, outdoor furniture,...

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6 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Outdoor Home Improvement Project

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6 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Outdoor Home Improvement Project

An outdoor home improvement project can be both challenging and exciting, especially when landscaping and installing new structures are involved. The costs of a backyard makeover can be hefty, however, purchasing the right shed for your garden tools can prove to be a valuable long-term investment. In order to help you make your dream backyard a reality, we asked leading home improvement experts and landscaping enthusiasts to share their money saving tips. Here’s what they had to say on everything from choosing the right storage structures to picking out the...

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Fall Back on Your Shed

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Fall Back on Your Shed

Now that we’ve fallen back, our days are getting shorter – resulting in the need to make sure we’re maximizing our daylight hours. As the leaves start really falling, it’s important to stay on top of yard cleanup and prepare for the colder days.Head to your shed and pull out your rakes and leaf blowers to clean up all of the fallen leaves on the ground. While you’re out there raking, take the opportunity to assess the grass and make sure your shed is stocked with the fertilizer and weed...

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Pergolas: Enhancing Your Outdoor Space

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Pergolas: Enhancing Your Outdoor Space

Winter’s not here yet! Get out there and enjoy the beautiful Fall weather while it lasts. Our pergolas offer the best of outdoor living.It truly is a great time to enjoy the warmth from a fire pit, whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner party or relaxing after a long workweek. Having the right outdoor space will enhance any Fall gathering.Better Homes and Garden offers some great ideas on how to use pergolas to capture the ideal outdoor environment to meet everyone’s needs. They are not only the foundation for providing...

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Outdoor Home Improvement Projects: What Will You Do This Summer?

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Outdoor Home Improvement Projects: What Will You Do This Summer?

Summer is officially here, and it is finally feeling that way in New England. So, with the warm weather and longer daylight hours, it’s the perfect time to make some outdoor home improvements! In fact, Zillow reports that the 60% of homeowners who plan to make home improvements this season mostly intend to do outdoor projects.This is obviously an idea that we’re on board with. There is no limit to what you can do with your outdoor space, and we encourage you to explore your options.  Projects can be as...

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