Can Retaining Walls be Repaired in Winter

If you’re noticing cracks, loose stones, or severe bulges, contact the retaining walls pros at Herstad to help you with winter maintenance of your existing retaining wall. While winter is not the ideal time to work on retaining walls, there are a few benefits to having the pros manage any problems during the winter months. […]

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Deciduous Trees Make Your Landscaping a Bit More “Green”

Looking to make your landscaping just a little more “green” and low-maintenance?  Deciduous trees provide many positive benefits to improve your property’s value and beauty.   Deciduous trees help prevent erosion.  The extensive and fibrous root systems of native grasses and deciduous trees can hold the soil in place, and the trees themselves provide a […]

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Outdoor Fireplace to Enjoy All Winter

As compared to a small fire pit, and outdoor fireplace, some comfy furniture with overstuffed cushions, and blankets, can provide enough warmth so that you can still enjoy some of our cold winter evenings out under the stars. An outdoor fireplace can provide an “anchor” for your outdoor space when placed at the edge of […]

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Outdoor Patio Lighting Schemes

If you really want your outdoor spaces to be appealing for evening entertaining, lighting is an important element to include in your outdoor patio design and installation project.  When you think about lighting your outdoor patio and outdoor spaces like walkways and landscaping, think about the mood you’re looking to create. In most cases, people […]

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Prevent Melting Snow From Seeping Into Basement

As snow begins to melt if you notice too much water pooling in areas of your yard, or if water is pooling near the foundation or flowing toward the dwelling rater than away from the dwelling, some landscaping projects may be in order for springtime. Proper land grading, use of mulch and plants, or using […]

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