Peterson Companies News & Blog

A New Paver Patio On New Construction

August 09, 2017

Project Description:

Homeowner had a back entry that hadn’t been finished since the house was built.  This is a sizable space-perfect for barbecues   and parties, but it lacked the basic necessities for a backyard gathering.  The patio door needed steps, and the lawn was not ideal for heavy foot...

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Paver Patio Makeover

June 30, 2017

Project Description:

Installed a paver patio on top of an existing concrete slab to give an aesthetic makeover without completely tearing up the existing landscape. The patio material used was a Silvercreek tile in a Fon du Lac color. Before laying the pavers, the patio needed to be cleaned and...

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Five Times You Wish You Had Landscape Lighting

April 28, 2017

Landscape lighting can transform a yard or patio by extending its usability. Lights can be used to improve a home’s curb appeal, its safety, and overall appearance. But rather than explaining the advantages of landscape lighting, or reviewing the different options for outdoor lighting, lets look...

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Advantages of Landscape Lighting vs Flood Lights

February 08, 2017

Deer in headlights. That's how most of us feel when a home's flood lights flash on blinding us as we approach the front door.  Flood lights seem like a necessary evil for homeowners who want security at their entryways. But the negatives seem to outweigh the function.  Landscape lighting and...

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Front Yard Redesign

August 29, 2016

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