A well-maintained lawn is central to your home’s curb appeal and even adds to the value of your property. However, your turfgrass lawn is more than just eye candy. It provides a variety of environmental and health benefits. Freshome asked Dan Sandor, a postdoctoral associate in turfgrass science at the University of Minnesota, to tell […]
We love the look of a colorful front door to welcome guests into our home. Perhaps our front door is like our home’s jewelry — adding a little sparkle to the curb appeal. Painting your front door is one of the quickest (and prettiest) ways to change up your home’s exterior. Front door colors can […]
Have you ever had a shower outside on a sunny, warm day? It’s a great way to refresh yourself when it’s hot. Plus, if you live near the beach, an outdoor shower makes it easy to rinse the sand off before going indoors. These outdoor shower ideas are an easy project that can add to your patio or yard, enhance the beauty of your landscaping and add value to your home.
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A fireplace usually conjures up images of sitting on the hearth indoors, sipping a warm drink. However, thanks to modern ingenuity, outdoor fireplaces are just as popular as their indoor counterparts. Now on those cooler nights, you don’t have to leave your patio to enjoy a traditional fireplace. Outdoor fireplaces tend to be constructed from […]
Summer is finally here, which means it’s time to think about your backyard entertaining options. Your exterior space doesn’t have to be boring. With just a little bit of effort, this area can become your favorite spot in the entire home. If you need a little inspiration to help you get started, you’re in luck. […]
One area of the home to come the furthest in terms of design over the years is the outdoor living space. These were once just spaces to place a patio furniture set and maybe a grill. But these days, people are including televisions, entire kitchens (including the kitchen sink) and dining areas fit for a […]