Spring and summer are the ideal time for homeowners to undertake outdoor renovations. You can help clients decide how to approach projects with these tips.

Walkways
There are lots of designs for homeowners to choose from. The home’s environment and owner’s personality will help you determine whether the charming, old world feel of stepping stones or the affordable, dynamic concrete is appropriate.

Landscaping
What is a winding walkway without beautiful landscaping? It’s important to have a visual balance on the exterior, especially for larger properties. Lavender lining a brick walkway is perfect to section off an herbal garden. Let thyme sprout up between stepping stones. Climbing vines, such as jasmine or moonflower, beautifully drape gazebos, archways, and patios.

Updated Patios
Patios are a tricky renovation to judge, because just when they appear to be simple on the surface, they fool you with a hidden challenge. Where possible, update the existing patio to something more modern and structurally sound, saving time and money for the client.

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