Spool pool

Spools: Where Spas and Pools Collide

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Have you been thinking about having a pool installed on your property, but don’t have the room, budget, or need, for a full size swimming pool. You may want to consider having a spool installed. These innovative pool designs are quickly gaining popularity, especially as larger home floor plans, and smaller lot sizes, become the norm. What is a Spool? …

Downlighting Uplighting Landscape Lighting

Downlighting vs Uplighting: When to use each in your Landscape?

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Downlighting vs. uplighting: this is common lingo in the landscape lighting world. What’s the difference? How do you know what type of lighting to use where? Deciding all this is part of the fun — and challenge — of landscape lighting. It’s all about direction. In uplighting, landscape lights are mounted below or at ground level, shining the light upward. …

Concrete Pavers vs Brick Pavers

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While brick pavers all have a similar face, concrete pavers are available in an endless array of finishes — including smooth finishes, natural stone textures, cobbled looks, antique tumbled looks and more. Most concrete paver finishes incorporate blends of colors, and many have unique faces created with specialized aggregates. Ready to get started on your Paver project? Let Dogwood’s team …

Saltwater pools, Chlorine Pools, Pool Installer, Pool Contractor

Saltwater Pools vs. Chlorine Pools — Pros and Cons

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Both saltwater pools and traditional chlorine types have awesome features. If you’re on the fence, you certainly aren’t alone. Which features suit you best? Read on! Saltwater Pools The biggest myth surrounding saltwater pools is that they contain zero chlorine because the water comes from the sea. But the truth may surprise you. Saltwater pools don’t even come close to …

Benefits of incorporating Well-Designed Hardscaping into your Landscaping

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Many people put a lot of thought and energy into creating a beautiful landscape, but overlook the importance of hardscaping. While patios may be the first thing that come to mind when you think of hardscaping, it includes much more than that. Hardscaping is all of the non-living components of your landscape, such as patios, walkways, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens, …

Ready to Build a Pool? Hiring a Landscape Architect vs a Pool Company

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So, you’re ready to add a beautiful pool to your backyard, but you’re not sure of the best way to go about this process. If you’re asking the question, “Should I hire a landscape architect or a pool company for my pool installation?”, then you’ve come to the right place. At Dogwood Landscaping, we understand your concern and hear this …

How To Create an Affordable Landscaping Plan

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Landscaping doesn’t have to be an expensive investment. There are plenty of affordable projects that will not only make your yard look beautiful, but also last for years to come. Take the initiative and create an affordable landscaping plan for your front and backyard that will set yourself up for seasons to come. Perennials save you money because they come …