Category Archives: Outdoor Living Space

Spring Smoothies

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Kale and blueberry smoothie recipe from Organic Gurlz Gardens in Fort Wayne Indiana (3)This is AnnahMarie and Becca.

Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing recipes on Spring Smoothies!

In the spirit of spring, we at Organic Gurlz Gardens ‘blended’ up a few recipes for this delightful season to come.

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Planting in your Outdoor Space

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Planting in your outdoor space - Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne Indiana (1)This is AnnahMarie.

Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing information on Planting in your Outdoor Space.

Planting in raised garden beds and pots:
To organize your growing, start planting in raised beds! Growing is quite functional in garden beds and you can keep the great outdoors nicely managed at the same time.

In addition, pots are easy to move, and look great adorning a spot on the deck.

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Ways to Improve Your Outdoor Garden

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Outdoor garden design - Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne IndianaThis is AnnahMarie.

Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing information on Ways to Improve Your Outdoor Garden.

We at Organic Gurlz Gardens are here to share numerous ways to add some zest to the garden. Between hedge shapes and a nice patio hammock, Organic Gurlz Gardens has your outdoor sanctuary covered.

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Fiberglass Decking for Balconies and Rooftops

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Fiberglass Decking for Balconies and Rooftops

Fiberglass decking for balconies and rooftops - Design Build Pros (3)Outdoor living spaces are a hot commodity that is quickly becoming a major value added feature for many homeowners.

Balconies and rooftops are built to provide indoor comfort outdoor and most people are looking for building materials that are both durable and attractive.

Fiberglass (Glass Reinforced Plastic) -GRP or (Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic) – GFRP is a material manufactured out of a combination of various elements. Primarily, it is made of a fiber reinforced plastic resin and then intercut with fine fibers of glass for added strength and durability. It goes through a rigorous manufacturing process that produces a tensile material wit superb quality that makes it suitable for outdoor installations.

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Blue Stone Patio

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Blue Stone Patios

Patios and decks from the Design Build Pros network of contractors (11)Adding a blue stone patio to your home means increasing the value of your home. This offers you a place where you can relax and spend ample time with your family and friends. Obviously, before undertaking a remodeling project, one must first look at the cost or expenses that the work will incur. Thus, one needs prior adequate planning after deciding that he or she wants to install a blue stone patios to their homes. They also come in two different types that is the thermal and irregular designs. The irregular blue stone pavers can have an average cost of about $4 to $8 per square foot while the thermal blue stone pavers usually can have an average cost of about $5 to $8 per square foot so it is up to the user or buyer to decide which one best suits his or her needs. The blue stone is always preferred by many home users due to its strength and durable capabilities. This also makes it a good choice for patios and other outdoor areas that usually receives high amount of traffic.

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Wisconsin Design Build Remodeling Project From Stebnitz Builders

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Wisconsin Design Build Remodeling Project From Stebnitz Builders

steb porch sittingThis East Troy home on Booth Lake had a few drainage issues that needed to be resolved, but one thing was clear, the homeowners knew with the proper design features, their property had amazing potential to be a fixture on the lake.

This design build remodeling project was done by Stebitz Builders in Wisconsin.  Stebnitz Builders is a full-service remodeling firm with building services that include custom home remodeling, home improvements & house repairs, custom new home building & custom home design. They specialize in kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling services, whole house renovations, additions, windows, doors, repairs, countertops, sunrooms and more!

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Ceiling Fans for Your Remodeling Project

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History

ceiling fan for your remodeling project Design Build Pros (1)Ceiling fans first appeared in the United States during the late 1800’s. In the beginning, to run the fans, a stream of water turned a turbine which turned a belt. The belt turning would turn the two fan blades.

In 1882, Philip Dieli invented the first ceiling fan that was powered by a motor. He used the same engine that was used to power the Singer Sewing Machine. By the time, the First World War started most fans were equipped with four blades. More blades on the fan caused it to circulate more air. The fan was also quieter than they were when the fan had two blades. Continue reading

Screen Room Addition for Your Home

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Screen Room Addition for Your Home

screen room addition - Design Build Pros (1)Bringing the outdoors inside is a frequent request from homeowners considering an addition project. One of the most efficient ways to accomplish this is by adding a screen room to your home. There’s more to it than just the extra space—it’s the privacy you have, the additional functionality while being able to ward off the sun and rain (the two season screen room) and still being able to enjoy the beauty of nature. A screen room is often considered not only as a ‘home improvement’ but also as a ‘life improvement.’

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Outdoor Living Space in Union County, NJ

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Homeowner Idea for an Outdoor Living Space Project in Union County NJ (2)

Image from Houzz in the homeowner’s ideabook

The Design Build Pros team has a new project on tap: designing an outdoor living space that includes a patio, portico over hang, and fire pit. Like most homeowners, the new DBP client wants the project done as soon as possible. The difference? This project is more along the lines of a necessity. The existing area is hazardous, and the homeowner’s have a young child.

The overall objective for the Design Build Pros: have the outdoor living space project completed, by a DBP Network Remodeler, before the end of the year and do so within a modest budget.

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