Archive for March, 2011

Floor Traps

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

How Construction Manufacturers Can Provide Ecologically Sound Covers For Floor Traps With Reconstituted Stones

The built environment is the product of people’s quest for comfort and the desire to create aesthetically satisfying backdrops. These two motivating forces indeed are so evident in every human-made surrounding that even outdoor landscapes are comprehensively and cohesively designed.

This in turn has prompted landscape architects to put emphasis not only on the essential details but also on the little ones, including covers for floor traps, to add aesthetic value to the outdoor environment. (more…)

Pond Grates

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Using Reinforced Stones For Pond Grates

Importance Of Installing Pond Grates

Ponds enhance the design of a space while adding to the value of the entire property. Not only that, they also make for a peaceful ambiance. But as much as a pond is aesthetically pleasing to the senses, it is also a hassle to maintain, especially if it is placed indoors. (more…)

Drainage Grating

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Controlling Water Flow In Your Property With Drainage Grating

Stagnant water can cause cracks and destabilize the foundation of your property. It can also cause soil erosion when it saturates your garden soil. Another threat it harbors is its potential to become a breeding ground for mosquitoes, which are carriers of fatal diseases. (more…)

Residential Landscape Design

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Choosing Materials For Residential Landscape Design

Residential properties are landscaped to enhance the quality of the homeowners’ lives. Aesthetic considerations are important, but they are only secondary. (An) effective residential landscape design thus involves careful planning and selection of the elements that are suitable for the residential environment. (more…)

Steel Grates

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Are Steel Grates Ecologically Friendly?

True, the main clientele of the landscaping industry is the people. Yet if we look at the whole picture, it is clear that many other living species could either benefit or risk their existence from the creations of the built environment. Instilling a sense of responsibility in landscape designers is thus essential, especially nowadays when natural catastrophes are frequently happening at an ever accelerating rate. (more…)