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Top Materials for Hardscaping That we Use For Our Illinois Clients

Top Materials for Hardscaping That we Use For Our Illinois Clients

Top Materials for Hardscaping That we Use For Our Illinois Clients Hardscaping offers up the chance to add practical and decorative structures to your landscaping project. Hardscaping items may not be living or organic elements of your yard design project, but they are just as important to the overall comfort and usefulness of your landscaped yard. If you have been wanting to add hardscaping to your yard or office, you may have realized that there are many options out there and that you...
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Light Up Your Landscape, Not Your Energy Bill

Light Up Your Landscape, Not Your Energy Bill

So, you've decided that you want to add some light to your outdoor living space. Outdoor lighting not only allows you to enjoy the fresh air for longer into the evening, but it also offers great safety benefits and increased property value. There are many decisions that must be made once you decide that outdoor lighting is your next project. Where will you hang the lights? What color will they be? How many do you want? Perhaps the most important question to ask yourself is...
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3 Common Techniques Used for Landscape Lighting

3 Common Techniques Used for Landscape Lighting

Landscape lighting is an excellent way to highlight a garden, yard, building, pathway, or other outdoor features. Uplighting, pathway lighting, and spotlighting are three popular options. These techniques are best for drawing attention to specific aspects of the property to enhance its overall appearance. With more than 25 years of experience, at Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping, we offer the highest quality residential and commercial landscape lighting services in the Columbia, IL area. We include...
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Project Case Study: Driveway Grading & Drainage in Waterloo, IL

Project Case Study: Driveway Grading & Drainage in Waterloo, IL

At times, the slope of the land around your home can create some concerns with water drainage. Pooling water can not only be a safety hazard, during warm months it can create a breeding ground for insects and ruin your lawn or other landscaping features. Over time, it can erode the underlying ground and create divots and potholes that can damage vehicles. Keep reading to learn more about our most recent outdoor drainage and grading project and see why using Linneman's hardscaping...
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The Wonderful World of Brick Patios

The Wonderful World of Brick Patios

The Wonderful World of Brick Patios Few design ideas complement a well-tended lawn and home-like gorgeous brick patios. These elements are aesthetically pleasing and extremely functional, transforming any outdoor space. Brick pavers are a simple way to breathe new life into your property, but should you go for concrete or brick patios? The hardscaping experts at Linnemann Lawncare & Landscaping throw in their vote for brick patios. We have worked on countless patio DIY installations...
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Lawn Fertilization Tips for a Healthy, Lush Yard

Lawn Fertilization Tips for a Healthy, Lush Yard

Lawn Fertilization Tips for a Healthy, Lush Yard Regular lawn fertilization is essential if you want a healthy and green lawn. Fertilizing is one of the most significant factors that affect your lawn’s growth, and proper fertilization provides growth and color to your grass and promotes its thickness. However, many homeowners disregard lawn fertilization because they do not know what grass fertilizers to use or how and when to apply them. If not done correctly, fertilization can do...
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Project Case Study: Outdoor Lighting Upgrade in Columbia, IL

Project Case Study: Outdoor Lighting Upgrade in Columbia, IL

Done correctly, adding or updating the outdoor lighting around your home can completely change the look and feel of your home by highlighting features, making it safer at night, and adding some major curb appeal. Keep reading to learn more about our most recent outdoor lighting project and see why adding exterior landscape lighting might be just what you need to add additional security and beauty to your home. Call for a Quote Determining the Goals for the Outdoor Lighting When...
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Top Rated Patio Materials We Suggest

Top Rated Patio Materials We Suggest

Patios are functional and easy-to-care-for outdoor spaces. When the weather gets nice here in Columbia, Illinois, many homeowners find their patio practically becomes a second living room. However, some standard patio materials, such as poured concrete, can look drab and impersonal. Others, like pea gravel, may shift and make patio furniture lose footing. Our team recommends these three patio materials: concrete pavers, brick pavers, and flagstone. Each one of those has ...
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NOW! Is the Perfect Time to Start Planning Your New Landscape & Hardscape Project

NOW! Is the Perfect Time to Start Planning Your New Landscape & Hardscape Project

Spring is coming here in Columbia Illinois, and there’s no better time than the present to begin planning this season’s outdoor improvements. Soon, longer days and milder weather will enable you to enjoy pool parties and barbecues on the patio. For more expansive hardscape projects like patios and retaining walls, companies need time to obtain building permits, so be sure you get a head start on booking your slot for the busy springtime. Take full...
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Increase The Safety of Your Home With Landscape & Outdoor Lighting

Increase The Safety of Your Home With Landscape & Outdoor Lighting

Enhancing your property's curb appeal is easy when you add an outdoor lighting system. It showcases your landscape features and provides a relaxing atmosphere. However, outdoor lights are important for more than their aesthetics. They also improve the safety and security of your home or business. A property encased in darkness can lead to serious hazards that could put yourself and your pets at risk. Learn how outdoor lighting systems increase home safety and why you should never have a...
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