Backyard Entertainment Areas that Excite!

Summers in Wisconsin are some of the most beautiful you’ll find anywhere. It’s only natural that we want to spend as much time outdoors as possible with winter lurking just months away. But you don’t have to travel to enjoy the outdoors. Your backyard is a canvas just waiting to be utilized! We have a few ideas to make it the party spot of the summer, and a true “stay-cation” destination when you need a break from it all.

Spruce up your backyard!

backyard before afterTake a look at your backyard, is it in shambles? If so, you’ll want to start this project by cleaning it up. That could mean removing shrubs and trees that either aren’t where you want them or they do not provide the aesthetic appeal you seek. This is a great chance for you to create the layout that will best suit your projects. It’s also a time for planting new trees or shrubs that will eventually compliment your projects or create a natural privacy wall or both.

 

Deck it out!

If your deck situation needs an upgrade or is nonexistent, leave it to our pros to help you design and craft the perfect deck. With their proven expertise, they can guide you to your dream outdoor entertainment area! Some of the best summer parties start with barbecues on deck, so this can be one of the most important upgrades you make.

backyard deckA backyard deck provides more than just an entertainment upgrade. Outdoor entertainments space can increase your home’s value and set it apart from others when a buyer is shopping. However, this does not mean that you should tailor the enhancements to what a buyer might want. Swimming pools are attractive and sometimes the center of a child’s summer plans. But if you do not swim that often, it’s a pretty expensive addition that can only be used a few months out of the year. It also might scare potential buyers away due to the level of upkeep required.

Your backyard is just begging to utilized, so start planning how you would want it to look and get in touch with us about helping you craft the perfect deck to go along with it!

Remodeling Projects for Spring and Summer

We are entering the time of year where all of us will walk outside again and re-introduce ourselves to our neighbors and enjoy some of the warmth that greets us with spring. It’s also a great time to do a few household remodeling projects you might have been putting off. We can help you with a few of those projects. Continue reading

Your Wood Deck Made Tougher

TimberTechIf you’re waiting to build a deck for the summer, while there is still time, you’re losing daylight fast. We are continuing to look at decking with another of our partners, TimberTech. The composite material decking from TimberTech makes your deck look like it’s built with wood but will last you at least 25-years. Continue reading

Create Your Outdoor Living Room

outdoor 1For Wisconsinites, the summer is more than just a season. It’s a celebration of getting outdoors after what was, more than likely, a rough winter. Are you one of those folks right now staring at their boring porch or humdrum deck, thinking “if only…?” Let’s talk about creating your outdoor living space and moving your living room outside! Continue reading

All Decked Out

You might have that pair of jeans you just can’t part with. You know, the ones that are a bit beat up but they’re just so comfortable. There is just too much life left in them it’s hard to justify throwing them away. With a little thread and needle work you may be able to get some more use out of them. Continue reading