Ready for pool weather? You might be thinking about warmer days, lounging by the pool after work with a cocktail—or planning a Memorial Day weekend barbecue for the official opening of your Westchester, NY pool. You are ready. But your swimming area needs some maintenance before you can dive into the swimming season. Even if … Read MoreWhat Does It Take to Open a Pool in Spring? 5 Maintenance Musts
Are you considering a pool for your Westchester, NY property? Maybe you want to know what common pool problems owners face before you move forward with the plan. Or, perhaps you own a pool and wonder if hiring a pool maintenance professional is worth it. Either way, you have questions about the pool maintenance issues … Read MoreWhat are the Most Common Problems Solved During Pool Maintenance Visits?
Why does it seem like some lawns sprout weeds faster than the grass grows in spring? Is yours one of them? There’s no secret to preventing weeds. The reason some lawns are more susceptible to the typical broadleaf weeds we see in Westchester, NY is because of poor soil quality or improper maintenance—mowing grass too … Read MoreWhat’s the Best Way to Prevent Spring Weeds in Westchester, NY?
You’ve been dreaming of a pool in your Westchester, NY backyard for a while, and now you’re ready to make a move. You can envision spending summer evenings relaxing poolside with neighbors, entertaining family and enjoying quiet weekend afternoons in your own retreat. But now comes the hard part—hiring a pool contractor you trust to … Read MoreWhat Questions Should I Ask Before Hiring a Pool Contractor?
Outdoor spaces are really no different than a kitchen or living room in your home. After a number of years, the style looks outdated—materials and finishes that once felt fresh lose their luster. And as your life changes, so do your needs. Maybe a room just doesn’t function the way you want. Change is good. … Read MoreBackyard Makeover—Give Your Hudson Valley Home a Complete Outdoor Living Facelift
Your outdoor living space is an extension of the home—and a place you can truly make your own with comfortable furniture, kitchen appliances, an edible garden, a pool and spa. We’ve known for some time that investments in your landscaping, and especially creating a true room outdoors, drive up property value and deliver ROI in … Read More2020 Outdoor Living Design Trends
A pool is a focal point of any home’s outdoor living space, providing a place to play, lounge and entertain. But a pool is only as appealing as the environment that surrounds it. How enticing is a pool that looks like it was dropped into the backyard with no patio, seating or landscaping around it? … Read MoreDesign a Pool that Suits Your New England Property
A pool and spa’s waterline is a blank canvas you can customize with the latest pool tiles that offer a luxury look, personalization possibilities and attractive functionality. So, what’s new in the pool tile category? Let’s start by talking about what’s out. Forget solid-color pool tile—solid white, solid navy, solid aquamarine and so on. Modern … Read MorePool and Spa Tile Update—Give Your Pool a Designer Look with the Latest Tile Trends
You’ve always wanted a pool—a true staycation attraction in your own backyard. Perhaps you’ve enjoyed a luxury swimming pool at a resort, or previously owned a home that included a pool and spa. Maybe you’re tired of waiting for invitations from neighbors and are ready to have one of your own. From entertaining friends to … Read MoreBudget for a Luxury Pool—and Get the Features You Want the Most
When it comes to holiday decorating, are you a Grinch or a Clark Griswold? Do you sneer at the stress of hanging lights—unboxing, untangling and undergoing the frustration of burnt-out bulbs? Or, do you go into the season with gusto and big plans, only to press the “on” button and discover that revealing a show-stopping … Read MoreFive Reasons to Hire a Pro to Put Up Your Holiday Lights