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Three Common Drainage Problems

Three Common Drainage Problems

If your yard is landscaped then it's very easy for poor drainage issues to affect the quality of your yard. This can affect your homes foundation, cause potential health issues and can affect your overall property value.  Problems with drainage are often ignored until...

How to Manage a Swampy Backyard

How to Manage a Swampy Backyard

If you have poor drainage in your back yard, results in muddy patches and swampy backyard areas that destroy grass or otherwise damage your yard. Poor yard drainage results in over saturation from heavy rain. If, however, you consistently have swampy areas in your...

What are Three Backyard Drainage Solutions

What are Three Backyard Drainage Solutions

Wet spots in your yard are an eyesore and can be swampy which is also a breeding ground for pests like mosquitoes. Landscapes with drainage problems have underwater grass that dies from sitting underwater for too long. If the soggy area is close to your house, the...

Is it Time for a French Drain System?

Is it Time for a French Drain System?

There's nothing worse than a wet backyard or a flooded basement. Both are very possible if your home has a couple of factors working against your favor. Do you have a sump pump? They fail. Do you have heavy clay based or highly compacted soil with a low laying area in...

Why Would You Need an “Exterior Sump Pump”

Why Would You Need an “Exterior Sump Pump”

Most people are aware of or have heard of the term "sump pump" but may not know exactly what a sump pump is or most important how does a sump pump work. In most instances the words sump pump come into play when you have a basement, but what about the instances when an...

Landscape for Kids

A landscape for kids must keep children's front yard and back yard activities in mind. You can have a decorative landscape and include recreational activity space. Below are some ideas for how landscape contractors can include areas designated for recreational...

Fresh Summer Backyard Ideas

Winter was hard on us, and we couldn’t wait for Spring to show us all of the new growth that it yields. But as we plan out our landscaping in Austin, TX plan for the year, we get to Summer. And that begs the question, what are some fresh summer backyard ideas for your...

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