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Increasing home value with hardscaping

Thinking about selling your home and looking for a way to increase its value while boosting your curb appeal at the same time?  Hardscape landscaping may the best way to get the biggest bang for your buck.   In fact, hardscaping is one of the few home improvements you can make that not only adds value…
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The what and why of hardscape

Most homeowners want their yard to be not only functional but beautiful as well – a retreat from the stress and hustle of everyday life.  How do homeowners decide where the best place is to put a patio or flower beds?  How do they ensure that the drainage is adequate or  yard level enough to…
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Fall Landscaping Mistakes to Avoid

Autumn is an amazing time here in New England when the trees put on a spectacular display and the weather cooperates with mild, sunny days and crystal clear nights.  It is temping to sit back and enjoy the show but that could be a big mistake for your landscaping and hardscaping.  Fall is a time…
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Increase Curb Appeal with Hardscaping

Thinking about selling your home in the near future? Looking for ways to set your home apart from the competition? The National Association of Realtors reports that good landscaping can increase the value of your home by up to 15 percent. That is nothing to sneeze at. For example the North Shore 2014 year-to-date median…
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