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Add an Outdoor Fire Pit to Your Yard

Adding a fire feature to your outdoor living space is a great way to build a focal point, create a welcoming atmosphere, and increase your Charlotte, North Carolina, home’s value. Fire pits, both portable and built-in, are a go-to choice for many homeowners. But, before you get out the s’mores fixing, it’s good to understand your options—so you can future out what type of fire pit is best for your particular yard and landscape. 


outdoor setting illuminated by landscape lighting

Brightening up Your Home & Landscape: Outdoor Lighting Basics

A great way to brighten up your landscape, even after the sun sets, is to incorporate lighting in key areas around your home. In addition to boosting your curb appeal, nighttime landscape lighting can also keep your home safe and ensure walkways are well-light and easily traversable for entering and leaving your home.


Decorative water feature pond in a backyard garden

Water Feature Basics: Fountains, Waterfalls, Pools, and More

A backyard water feature is a strong architectural element for any homeowner to consider adding to their property. A stone water feature, garden waterfall, or pond can be great ways to incorporate the soothing sound of flowing or bubbling water and the calming, visual appeal of water.

Open, outdoor living space or kitchen with empty dining room table and chairs outside, against green fresh plants on background

Creating Outdoor Living Spaces You'll Love: Ideas to Get You Started

The weather is perfect, the weekend is stretched out ahead of you, and all you want to do is kick back and enjoy a cool drink and maybe a good book in your yard. Make these moments even better with landscaping ideas that transform your front yard or backyard into the perfect outdoor living space.