summer-ready patio

10 Tips to Create a Summer-Ready Patio

When the ice caps start to melt and the temperature rises to an acceptable…


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Six Reasons to Consider Hiring a Landscape Architect

Do I need a landscape architect for my backyard project? It is a question…


retractable canopy

Retractable Canopy or Retractable Roof: Which One is Right For You?

A pergola can be a traditional structure with rafters and beams or a…


Joia on Main

Case Study: Joia on Main

Patio season traditionally gives restaurants a significant boost in…


shadefx top projects

ShadeFX Top Projects for 2020

Despite the challenges presented by the ongoing pandemic, the year 2020…


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ShadeFX Answers Top 6 FAQs of 2020

Are you considering improving the look, feel, and functionality of your…


small outdoor spaces

Five Big Ideas to Enhance Small Outdoor Spaces

Homeowners with small outdoor spaces may find it difficult to design a…


weather risk management

Restaurants Focus on Weather Risk Management

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, economies are…


Selecting a Contractor

Five Tips for Selecting a Contractor

When embarking on a project or renovation, searching for a contractor can…


Five Timeless Backyard Design Trends

Trends come and go. We can all think of a few backyard trends that were…