Like many things in life, the word “need” has become quite subjective. My needs and your needs aren’t the same, however, there a few basic patio principles that we can begin from. Starting with the basics is a great way to turn an outdoor space into something functional before jumping into complete outdoor living setups. Below are a few essentials you should consider before embarking on patio construction.
It’s hard to believe that Alpine Contracting has been providing quality custom general contracting services to Colorado Springs for over a decade. Throughout that time, we’ve evolved and grown as a local company. Recently, however, the influx of customer and community support has really made us step back and look at things.
Colorado’s climate is uniquely positioned to destroy traditional decks very quickly. Between UV damage, Colorado experiencing 330 days of sun each year, and our hostile freeze and thaw periods extending from October to May – unmaintained wood exposed to these elements splinters, warps, and disintegrates in a few short seasons. Looking for a better solution and a way to save money in the long run? Consider composite decking.
Traditionally, many people associate xeriscape landscaping with desert climates. A pile of rocks in a front yard in Phoenix, or some pavers and tall grasses in California. Interestingly, the word and idea of xeriscaping was actually coined by Denver Water in the 1980s. Colorado ranges from an arid to semi-arid climate, and water is one of our most precious natural resources. Xeriscape landscaping simply helps us conserve and use water efficiently and effectively.
Outdoor living is all about bringing functionality, comfort, and style to typically overlooked areas of your home. Properly transforming the slab of concrete off your backdoor feels like adding significant square footage to your home. In this article, we’ll give you some quick tips on how bring warmth to your outdoor spaces.