Permeable Surfaces

  Permeable surfaces have interconnected pore spaces within the material allowing water to drain into the soil to filter out pollutants. Impermeable surfaces are solid surfaces that don’t allow water to penetrate, forcing it to run off. Permeable pavers and artificial...

Keeping Warm

Assuming you’re ready to play with fire. Outdoor fire components are always a considerable focal point in any outdoor space. Whether you’d like a fireplace, fire bowls, grills or a fire pit in your yard, there are always major things to consider. Such as preference of...

Efflorescence?

Efflorescence can appear in or on hardscape such as brick, concrete, stone, pavers, stucco and other building materials. Efflorescence meaning, “to flower out” in French. Is the sparkly, powdery white/grayish tinted substance that forms upon exposure to air, as...

Paver Sealer

A sealer is a substance that is applied over the surface as a base coat to seal, protect, and varnish. When it comes to paver sealer there are multiple styles to choose from. Such as a simplified natural look, a wet look, or color enhancing, matte, glossy, semi-glossy...

Extend Your Welcome Mat

Whether you are walking up to your front door or out to your backyard. The feeling of home is there and every step you take within your homey comfort zone should be just that, a good comfortable feeling. From the fresh air, you inhale to the foundation beneath your...

Don’t Just Dream

  Starting new projects for the home are often exciting but can quickly become overwhelming, especially when it comes to your outdoor living space. The outdoor space surrounding your home isn’t just spare space where you store your outdoor gear and plant flowers. ...

Winter Tips for Any Outdoor Holiday Gathering!

California gatherings are often celebrated outdoors. For those of us that enjoy outdoor gatherings, especially during the holiday seasons. Follow these 5 simple tips to make sure you’re the ultimate host. Call Your Outdoor Makeover Specialist  Most importantly...

Water-less Gardening: Saving Money with Xeriscape

Landscaping requires lots of irrigation, which hurts wallets and the environment. Grass lawns require as much as 10 gallons per square foot per year!  A small lawn at 30 feet by ten feet, 300 square feet, would consume 3,000 gallons of water a year. That’s a lot...