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How to Find the Best Patio and Backyard Contractor

How to Find the Best Patio and Backyard Contractor

If you’re planning a backyard makeover or a patio remodel, you’ll need to find a reliable, local backyard contractor for the job. After researching some design and layout ideas, you’ll also want to consider the costs of your makeover to make sure it's aligned with...

What To Know About Building a Swimming Pool in Los Angeles

What To Know About Building a Swimming Pool in Los Angeles

Are you dreaming of the convenience and fun a swimming pool could bring to your backyard? The cooler months are the perfect time to begin planning a swimming pool project, so that you can have your new outdoor living space ready for the summer season. However, you...

10 Ideas to Turn Your Backyard Into the Ultimate Fall Outdoor Hangout

10 Ideas to Turn Your Backyard Into the Ultimate Fall Outdoor Hangout

The Fall in Los Angeles is a wonderful time to gather friends and family and have fun basking in the sun as temperatures drop to...tolerable conditions! You can upgrade your backyard’s aesthetics and increase your property’s value by making small changes. Fire up the...

Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Projects to Save Water This Summer

Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Projects to Save Water This Summer

In response to major drought conditions, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that eco-friendly measures would be taken by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power as they begin Phase 3 of their emergency water conservation plan. The transition, which went...

7 Trending Exterior Projects to do This Summer

7 Trending Exterior Projects to do This Summer

When summer comes along, most people set their sights on their homes' exterior. From aesthetic changes like updating your siding to changes that allow you to get more use out of your property, like adding a patio or porch, there are plenty of exterior projects for...

How Much Does a Los Angeles Backyard Remodel Cost in 2023?

How Much Does a Los Angeles Backyard Remodel Cost in 2023?

In Los Angeles and throughout Southern California, creating a usable and lovely backyard is a priority for many homeowners. However, backyard remodel costs are not insignificant. Many of the amenities in a backyard can be relatively expensive, but are well worth it...

How To Plan The Perfect Backyard Remodel In Southern California

How To Plan The Perfect Backyard Remodel In Southern California

A major reason why people love living in Los Angeles and Southern California is the terrific climate which allows us to spend so much time outdoors.  In addition to time spent on active outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and enjoying the beach, people also want...

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