Perhaps you have been thinking about how you might utilize your small backyard space so that the design will create the most impact. Or maybe you just want a small, intimate space where you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the outdoors.
If you live in an area that receives a lot of rainfall throughout the year, you may be hesitant about what kind of landscaping you do to keep the rain away from the foundation of your home and off the lawn where it can become muddy and unstable.
A wet basement is a startling discovery, no matter the age of your home. But how does water get there in the first place? While most problems are caused by poorly sealed foundations & hydrostatic pressure, sometimes a wet basement is directly related to landscaping and water routing issues.
When it comes to getting the most from flagstone patios or walkways, there are many options and components a homeowner should consider that go beyond simply color. Flagstone is often the best choice for an outdoor walkway or patio because it is so attractive, durable, maintenance-free, versatile and adaptable. Flagstone blends well with almost any type of outdoor decor, from formal to rustic.
With 2017 shaping up to be a very wet year, many homeowners now realize that their landscapes have areas of poor yard drainage, leading to “standing” water. Those who live on the bottom of hills will wind up getting a deluge from their neighbors’ storm water runoff. Standing water can damage lawns, trees, and shrubs and provides breeding grounds for mosquitoes. To keep your basements and low-lying areas dry and to maintain a healthy landscape that is bug-free, you must address yard drainage issues as soon as possible.
Johnson’s Landscaping Service is a family oriented business with over 50 years of pleasing homeowners. Tree planting and yard maintenance are obvious specialties; however, divisions of carpentry, lighting and drainage are highlights featured as well.
Having a basement can be a plus for homeowners needing extra space, whether it’s to store items or to eventually convert an unfinished basement into a finished room. On the other hand, a basement can be a nightmare if water seeps into it.
Each year in winter and spring, homeowners have to deal with water in their basement because of melting snow and ice. Further, as winter weather fluctuates in temperature each week, warmer days melt accumulated snow that has settled around a home’s foundation.
For those who have never owned a home, a pristine yard is a dream often explored by driving through well-tended suburbs or flipping the pages in a homeowner’s magazine.
Waterproofing basement is not something every homeowner considers having done; at least, not until it is too late.
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