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The Timeless Look of a Stone Wall

July 18, 2018

Are you looking for that extra pop of texture and character for your outdoor fixture? Custom stonework may be what you’re looking for. There is nothing more attractive than a fully customized stone piece framing the backdrop for your patio, outdoor kitchen, or walkway. In particular, stone walls truly capture a timeless essence that will […]

How to Clean Your Fire Pit

August 31, 2017

It takes no time at all to realize your attractive patio fire pit—so warm and welcoming—also gets dirty quick. Which means you will eventually have to clean your fire pit. Fire pits are so welcoming, so lovely, so romantic. And yet, they are like contained industrial furnaces that certainly do not click with the modern […]

Ellicott City Outdoor Kitchen Installation

August 14, 2017

Adding an outdoor kitchen to your deck or patio can be a great addition to your home. By creating a designated space for cooking and grilling, you can increase the amount of time you get to spend outside—and the quality of that time. There are many options available and many things to consider when designing […]

Pet Friendly Patio Ideas

August 11, 2017

Having an outdoor patio space adds value to your home and gives your family a place to relax and enjoy a warm summer night or brisk fall evening. But you wouldn’t want to leave out some members of your family, your pets! By creatively incorporating some pet friendly patio ideas into your design, you can […]

Should I Build an Outdoor Fire-pit or Fireplace?

July 13, 2017

Adding a fire-pit or fireplace to your outdoor space can provide hours of enjoyment during the spring, summer, and fall months. By adding a heat source to your patio, you can extend the amount of time you can enjoy it every year. But how do you decide whether a fire-pit, or fireplace, is the best […]

Patio Must-Haves for Summer Parties

May 18, 2017

Summer is right around the corner here in Maryland and that means a few things, longer days, kids on vacation, and endless hours enjoying the great outdoors. If you’ve recently added a patio to your home, or you’ve just never given it the love and attention it deserves, we’ve got some ideas for you to […]

5 Must-Haves for Summer Outdoor Living in Maryland

March 23, 2015

Spring has finally arrived in Maryland! The weather is warming up, and we can finally open up the windows and let the warm breeze in. But why stop there? If you don’t already have a thought-through outdoor living space, it’s time to turn your backyard into a summer getaway. Our outdoor living experts at Fireside […]