Landscaping and gardens are still as popular as ever with homebuyers. But according to recent surveys by landscape architects, outdoor living space — particularly kitchens and entertainment areas — is even hotter.
Homeowners are looking for... (Read More)
What does summer mean to you? With its much longer days, warmer nights and generally favorable weather, for many, summer means the ability to kick back in their screened-in porch and watch the season unfold in all its glory. Perhaps you're into... (Read More)
Ah, the American porch. It's a place of rest, reflection and reverence for many people across this great land. A porch can also be a reflection of our personality types, offering guests a little insight into who we are and what we believe in... (Read More)
The warm summer weather is perfect for an outdoor party! Gather the neighbors for a backyard barbecue. Here are five ways to make it exciting and memorable.
Fire up the grill
Grilling is the main event at any barbecue, of course! If you have... (Read More)
Let's talk summer for a second. We know, spring has only just kicked off, but with it the promise of warmer, longer days lies ahead in a not-to-far-off future. So, summer is nearing and you plan to spend a lot of time on your porch. Great! With that... (Read More)
Grilling out is one of the best aspects of late spring and pretty much all of summer. And, when it comes to cooking out, we've all gotten pretty good at the following classics: chicken, seafood, steak, barbecue pork and veggies. But when you... (Read More)
When you first built your sun room or added a screened-in area to your home, you had all sorts of plans for it. But with time, it has become just another part of your home, one that you think about only occasionally or use only when the weather is... (Read More)
Who has all the time in the world to update their screened-in porch? Certainly not you. You have things to do: a life to live, a job to go to and maybe kids to look after. That’s why we’ve assembled a quick-and-easy list to freshen up your... (Read More)
You’re finally getting a porch fireplace – how exciting! Now you can look forward to family evenings in front of blazing logs, relaxing on a cool winter’s night and more heated space to host parties. There are just a few design elements to... (Read More)