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Featured Image for Post: Is Natural Stone the Most Durable Hardscape Material?

December 13, 2016

Is Natural Stone the Most Durable Hardscape Material?

When choosing a material for a hardscape for your yard, you want one that will be durable and beautiful. It should match the style of your home while being easy to work with as a building material. It’s important to explore all your options since durability is only one benefit you should be concerned with when […]

Featured Image for Post: How 3D U-Vision Design Can Help You Visualize Your Project

December 8, 2016

How 3D U-Vision Design Can Help You Visualize Your Project

When it comes to designing a new landscape or renovating your yard, it can be hard to imagine just how the changes will look. If you’re working with digital software, you can easily create just the right yard that suits your vision, without the cost of hiring a professional designer who doesn’t have your unique […]

Featured Image for Post: How Late in the Season Should You Mow Your Lawn?

December 5, 2016

How Late in the Season Should You Mow Your Lawn?

The winter months typically mean that homeowners in Ann Arbor Michigan can take a much-needed break from mowing their lawns. After all, during the warmer months of the year, you may find yourself mowing and edging your yard on a weekly basis. During the colder months of the year, most grass types fall into a […]

Featured Image for Post: Hiring a Snow Plowing Company vs. Shoveling Snow Yourself

December 2, 2016

Hiring a Snow Plowing Company vs. Shoveling Snow Yourself

In Michigan, clearing winter and spring snow from your property is a way of life. For years, you’ve gone the DIY route. You shoveled your own driveway, or used your snow blower. Even in those high drifts, you sucked it up and cleared it yourself. Now, maybe you’ve slowed down and you want to ditch […]

Featured Image for Post: Finding the Right Snow Plowing Service to Match Your Needs

November 30, 2016

Finding the Right Snow Plowing Service to Match Your Needs

Professional snow plowing services can be immensely helpful to businesses and residences that are located in colder climates. The presence of heavy snow buildup can be a problem for so many reasons. It can make transportation a big hassle. It can be a significant deterrent to guests, customers and clients alike as well. Most people […]

Featured Image for Post: Blue Spruce Tree Blight

November 27, 2016

Blue Spruce Tree Blight

The blue spruce, also called the Colorado blue spruce, was first discovered in 1862 in the Rocky Mountains. Known for silver-blue needles that keep their color year round, this classic tree is a favorite of landscapers, wildlife, and is often found in attendance during the holidays as a Christmas tree. Known for its silvery evergreen […]

Featured Image for Post: Can Standing Water Damage Your Lawn’s Plants?

November 25, 2016

Can Standing Water Damage Your Lawn’s Plants?

Apart from creating an ideal environment for breeding mosquitoes, standing water will most likely wreak all sorts of havoc on your yard. Except for plants such as cattails and rice, many plants cannot tolerate having more than their roots submerged for over three days at a time. In addition to this immediate destruction of lawn […]

Featured Image for Post: In Which Season Are Basement Leaks Most Likely?

November 21, 2016

In Which Season Are Basement Leaks Most Likely?

Basements are an essential part of homes in Ann Arbor, Michigan. They get turned into recreational rooms for the grandchildren, small apartments for graduate students, and even storage spaces. So when one of them gets water leaks, it is a very discouraging and expensive mess that no one looks forward to. Because of this, it […]

Featured Image for Post: Protecting Your Michigan Home from Storm Water This Fall

November 19, 2016

Protecting Your Michigan Home from Storm Water This Fall

Although the good weather might seem like a relief, especially after winter or a heavy rainstorm, the probability of storm water damage is just beginning. Runoff water often overwhelms natural and human-made systems quickly, causing flooding and property damage. Taking the necessary measures to prepare your yard and home for proper drainage helps you to […]

Featured Image for Post: Which Trees Can Stand Up to the Pressures of Fall

November 15, 2016

Which Trees Can Stand Up to the Pressures of Fall

Trees that stand up to the pressures of fall seem to be deciduous trees in temperate climates. These are trees that lose their leaves all at once during the fall and live in areas where the differences between the seasonal temperatures are not extreme. Why Do Deciduous Trees Lose Their Leaves? Botanists believe that deciduous […]