What is Hardscape in Landscaping?

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As a proud team member at MG Construction & Decks, I am often asked, “what is hardscape in landscaping?” Hardscaping, or the use of non-living elements in landscaping, not only enhances aesthetic appeal but also increases functionality and enjoyment of outdoor spaces. Every backyard beautification project we embark on is an opportunity to blend nature … Read more

Saltwater vs. Freshwater Pools: Which One is Best?

Hot summers can only be made livable with cool relaxing dips in the pool. But pools are not always straightforward. When it comes to pools, there are many options to choose from. These options range from size, shape, design, etc. One of the biggest decisions you have to make is installing a saltwater or freshwater … Read more

8 Smart Tips to Increase the Value of Your Home

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Before you decide to put your home on the market, it’s essential to carry out renovations that offer you an upper hand in attaining your asking price. Choose renovations that create a sense of privacy and space and boost your property’s curb appeal. Extensive renovations like adding a conservatory or loft conversions have high returns. … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Wooden Doors

While choosing the proper entryway for your home, there are numerous elements that go into the choice. However, regularly one of the first is whether the entryway should be wood, fiberglass, or steel. While it would be nothing unexpected that we feel wood is the ideal material for your entryway, we trust it is significant … Read more

Deck Coverings Add Backyard Appeal All-Year Long

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The winter is drawing to an end, and spring with its blossoms, fresh breezes, and greenery is just around the corner. For most homeowners, the best spot to enjoy the endless beauty of the spring season is the deck space. Decks are incredibly versatile, and when designed right, they can offer a lot of fun, … Read more

Common Myths About Home Remodeling

Getting the most out of their property is every homeowner’s dream. Therefore, they consider home remodeling projects in a bid to add value to their property. Sure, there’s always something you could change about home, hence the need for renovations. However, before you embark on a remodeling project, understand that there are some common misconceptions. … Read more

What to Look For Before Hiring a Bathroom Remodel Contractor

Here’s what to understand before hiring a bathroom remodel contractor Have you heard tales about friends and family who failed to ask the necessary questions before hiring a bathroom remodel contractor, and had to deal with a classic case of bathroom remodeling gone wrong ? These stories shouldn’t discourage you from achieving your dream bathroom design. … Read more

Estimate Guide for Repairing your Decks

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Conducting a deck repair project can either be simple or difficult, depending on its condition and the results you envision. Careful planning, extensive assessment of the deck, and realistic budgeting are required when undergoing deck repairs. The material and overall project price depend on the result of your evaluation. Should I repair or replace my … Read more