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Winter Hardscape Projects for Lake of the Ozarks Missouri Homes

Even though it’s getting colder, that doesn’t mean that you can no longer make excellent use of the off-season here at the Lake to implement some nice hardscape projects in your yard. Most hardscape projects can be worked on throughout much of the winter here in Missouri. Retaining walls, walkways, fire pits, stone stairs, and driveways (just …

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Landscaping Near Me: Why Lake of the Ozarks Landscaping is Difficult

Most homeowners desire an attractive, well-designed yard and outdoor living space. However, Lake of the Ozarks landscaping usually comes with some challenges that will need to be overcome. Our long sloping hills, excavating in rocky soil, the need to reclaim unusable space, and serious erosion problems are common in the Ozarks. These represent a few …

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How Landscaping Sunrise Beach MO Homes Will Improve Their Value

Landscaping Sunrise Beach, MO lake homes will elevate the level of curb appeal which will increase your property value and draw in potential buyers when you’re ready to sell.  If you are thinking about putting your home on the market or just wanting to increase its value, this is an excellent tactic for doing so.   …

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A Closer Look at the Difference Between Hardscape and Landscape

Your home and yard will look terrific with the right landscaping. But wait, it will look even better with the right hardscape added, too. So, what’s the difference between hardscape and landscape? Actually, we believe the best-looking properties look their absolute best with “hardscape landscaping.” Most people would agree that the best outdoor look for …

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Tips on How to Get the Best Hardscape Installation

Hardscape installation in your outdoor space is a great idea. Hardscapes add beauty, functionality, and value to your home. They make your outdoor space more enjoyable. If you are not familiar with hardscape installation, it can be something as simple as a backyard patio or as complex as a complete outdoor kitchen. While hardscaping offers the homeowner …

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A Bright Idea: 5 Expert Tips on How to Design Landscape Lighting

We all know that lighting can have a powerful effect on our emotions, right? Think about set lighting in movies, at concerts, and at popular entertainment venues. These all set mood and impact how we feel. Likewise, you may have given careful thought to the lighting design inside your home, especially in certain areas. But …

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Why Is Erosion & Sediment Control Important? What You Need to Know

Erosion is a serious issue here at Lake of the Ozarks. When it comes to protecting your property, are you giving erosion the attention it deserves?  We’ve all seen erosion where major excavations are underway. Or after one of our hard storms batters the shoreline we can see how the runoff wears away the hills. …

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