Porches, Stoops, and Front Steps: Welcoming Spots to Socialize Safely

Apr 22, 2021 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Regardless of how much or how little space exists on your front porch, stoop, or front steps, there are various ways to make that space more friendly and inviting for socializing. When it feels..

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When Your Retaining Wall Needs Help

Mar 10, 2021 9:28:47 AM Christina Wilson

If you own a rowhouse or other historic home in DC, there's a good chance your home has a retaining wall along at least one border of the property. At some point, that retaining wall will likely..

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Are Tree Roots Wreaking Havoc in Your Urban Garden?

Oct 29, 2020 2:23:50 PM Christina Wilson

Have you ever encountered a troublesome hump in a patio or on a neighborhood sidewalk, especially when pushing a baby stroller or trying to navigate a wheelchair? If so, you know how tree roots..

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Patio and Walkway Materials for Your Historic DC Home

Sep 24, 2020 1:38:34 PM Christina Wilson

A well-designed and constructed patio or walkway can provide an outdoor oasis of serenity in even the most bustling urban environment. Add a unique identity and appearance to your home, and..

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Consider These Four Benefits of Retaining Walls

Jul 24, 2020 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Are there areas of your yard that are difficult to deal with? You may have sloping hills that are difficult to mow or huge puddles whenever it rains. When considering landscaping improvements, you..

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How Hardscaping Complements a Landscape Design

May 29, 2020 1:56:42 PM Christina Wilson

Having a gorgeous outdoor space significantly boosts your home's curb appeal. You can create a functional landscape design with numerous benefits for your property by blending hardscaping and..

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