Peterson Companies News & Blog

Major Retaining Wall Needed For Historic Home

July 14, 2017

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Homeowner had a large corner lot, and most of the yard was sloped, creating a difficult scenario for successful landscaping.  The grass was spotty at most, and there were areas of dirt.  Almost the entire perimeter of the lot was sloped, which caused lots of erosion in the...

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Backyard Fire Pit vs. Outdoor Fireplace

March 01, 2017

Many homeowners enjoy having the luxury of a backyard fire pit or a outdoor fireplace in their entertaining space.   Both offer light and warmth, and a relaxing atmosphere.   If you are contemplating which would work best for your outdoor space, let’s compare the differences between the two.

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Fall in Love with Your Outdoor Room

February 13, 2017

Extravagant homes with amazing backyards riddle the internet and TV. They look like flawless creations that draw envy from neighbors. Whoever lives in these homes must enjoy everything about their life. Life would be perfect if that was the yard you came home to every night, right? But what if...

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Backyard Fire Pit

October 05, 2016

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Backyard Patio Design

August 17, 2016

Project Description:Client wanted a usable backyard patio design complete with a paver patio, fire pit, and boulder retaining wall. This area was a blank canvas and had the potential to be an oasis for family gatherings or just relaxing by a fire. We installed 680 square foot stone patio with an...

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Creative Backyard Designs That Are Also Useful

June 26, 2016

As homeowners, we value our precious yards, and are willing to put in lots of work to improve the curb appeal. We spend countless hours mowing, watering, and fertilizing the plants to make them look “pretty” for 6 months of the year. But what do our yards ever do for us? For most people...

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Find the Perfect Fire Pit for Your Backyard Oasis

June 21, 2016

We all enjoy a summer bonfire.  Whether it be with a gathering of friends or family, or having a quiet evening with your significant other, a fire pit is almost a staple in every backyard.  From small to large, portable to built-in, there are many options for a fire pit.  You can choose gas or...

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