Published on Wednesday, April 07, 2021
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...
Published on Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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...
Published on Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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...
Published on Monday, March 29, 2021
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...
Published on Monday, March 15, 2021
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...
Published on Monday, March 08, 2021
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.
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Determining the Goals for the Outdoor Lighting
Published on Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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
Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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
Published on Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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...
Published on Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Many people looking to update or improve upon their outdoor living space choose to install a fire pit. Fire pits offer a unique entertainment area while extending an existing backyard landscape.
Keep reading to learn more about our most recent paver patio and fire pit installation project and see why a fire pit might be that beautiful hardscape piece your outdoor area is missing.
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We outlined the installation area and leveled the ground around it.