Monthly Archives: July 2020

Backyard Building Materials for Longevity and Aesthetic Appeal Pt. 3: Materials Options

By Jordan Swift

Backyard Building Materials for Longevity and Aesthetic Appeal is a series by Jordan Swift. Read the previous part of the series here: Part 1 – Wood, and Part 2 – Hardscape Materials

There has been a considerable insurgence of man-made materials versus natural materials. We already mentioned composite wood, but it is not uncommon to

Backyard Building Materials for Longetivity and Aesthetic Appeal Pt. 2: Hardscape Materials

By Jordan Swift

Wooden decks are not the only mainstay feature of backyards. Many yards do not have wooden porches at all. Instead, home and business owners opt for a concrete or stone patio. Concrete, natural stone, brick, and other hardscaping materials are common materials used throughout the backyard. 

Hardscaping is utilizing hard materials, like stone, to landscape rather

Backyard Building Materials for Longevity and Aesthetic Appeal Pt. 1: Wood

By Jordan Swift

For many of us, our backyards are our private oasis. They provide a space to escape the stresses of the real world and relax. For some people, their backyard is a place for entertaining and gathering with friends and family. For others, it is an area to unwind and reconnect with nature.

Whatever purpose your backyard