If there’s one holiday or outdoor event where you want to have your outdoor living space looking top-notch, it’s the 4th of July. It’s easily one of America’s favorite holidays because it’s in the heart of summer, there’s fireworks, plenty of tasty food and libations to go around, and you get to spend it with … Read MoreTop 2017 Outdoor Living Trends for 4th of July
Memorial Day Weekend is the ultimate symbol of the start of Summer. It’s time to gas up the grill, open the pool, dust off the outdoor furniture, and soak in the gorgeous East Coast Summer sun with friends and family. It truly is a weekend that everyone marks on their calendar and if you plan … Read MoreThe 4 Best Outdoor Living Trends for Memorial Day Weekend
We love relaxing outdoors. We also love being comfy. So we’re bringing all the comforts of indoor living right outside to the deck and patio. Several of the top outdoor living trends for 2017 blazed onto the scene last year, but now, they’re getting ramped up with more luxury and more options. A few newcomers … Read MoreGet ‘Em While They’re Hot! Seven Outdoor Living Trends For 2017
A great patio is more than just pavers, concrete or stone. It’s a haven. It’s where you head in the morning with your coffee to listen to the birds chirp good morning. It’s where you de-stress after a hectic day, where you serve up your famous cranberry goat cheese appetizer. We’re tempted to say it’s … Read MoreHow Much Does it Cost to Build a Patio in New York? Comparing the Cost of Pavers, Concrete and Flagstone
Fire pits are hot. They’ve blazed onto the backyard entertaining scene in a big way, bringing warmth, fun and lots of gooey, irresistible s’mores. But fire pits have come a long way since your dad dug a hole in the backyard and tossed in some firewood. Choose a wood-burning unit for fires the old-fashioned way, … Read MoreBuilding Fire Pits in New York: Sizing and Hiring Considerations
If you already have a wood-burning fire pit, you know how mesmerizing flickering flames on the patio can be. Everybody gathers around it, chatting late into the night, gazing up at the stars, munching gooey s’mores. A fire pit adds a magical quality to long summer nights and extends your outdoor entertaining time into fall. … Read MoreYour Guide to Converting a Wood Burning Fire Pit to Gas
Outdoor pizza ovens are hot. About 800 degrees, to be exact, and their sizzle is one of the most popular additions to outdoor kitchens these days. It makes sense. Everybody loves pizza. And there’s something especially luxurious about baking up a gourmet version, crust perfectly charred, in your own backyard. Imagine sliding out a crisp … Read MoreOutdoor Kitchen 101: Wood Fired Pizza Oven Vs. Gas Burning
You drive up to your house and enter your home almost every day. But do you really pay attention to your front entrance? Is it warm and welcoming? Does it offer a design statement about the rest of your home? Does your entrance have impact? New masonry work can boost your entrance’s impact in a … Read MoreNeave Masonry’s Top 3 House Front Entrance Ideas
There’s nothing like a party on your beautiful paver patio. Until a guest trips on a loose paver and tumbles face first into the seven-layer dip. What’s the story behind those pesky loose pavers? Pavers aren’t set in concrete. They’re nestled on top of a bed of compacted sand. For the most part, they stay … Read MoreHow Can I Fix Loose Patio Pavers?
Nothing brings people together outdoors like a fire pit. Everybody wants to gather around and be mesmerized by the flickering flames. Pesky bugs mysteriously vanish. The evening seems longer when you’re having fun and conversation even as the air takes on a chill. And let’s not forget the best part — when somebody breaks out … Read MoreHow Much Does It Cost To Install A Fire Pit On My Patio?