Monday, March 21, 2016

Easter Egg Hunts in Houston 2016

Looking for Easter egg hunts in Houston?  Click on the link above and check out more than 25 egg hunts in the Houston area, thanks to local businesses, communities and churches. 

Monday, March 14, 2016

Installing a Swimming Pool in Your Houston Backyard.

This is the year.  The wait is over.  You have finally decided to have a swimming pool built in your backyard.  Houston is a city where swimming pools can be enjoyed year around.  It is time to decide what type of pool your home and budget can handle.  There are semi-inground pools that offer a ton of flexibility and, of course inground pools.  What size pool do YOU want and need?

If you decide to move forward with a pool installation, think carefully about where you want your pool to be placed.  Houston and the surrounding area has its own definition of what constitutes a swimming pool.  It is based on the size and depth of the water.  You must also comply with local safety standards and building codes.

When you are ready to “take the plunge” Laird Landscaping will be there to assist you through the design process then work with one of their pool builders to bring your dream to fruition.  They are landscaping experts who will pay close attention to the aesthetics of your property in designing that dream pool.  Call Houston area swimming pool designer Laird Landscaping today at (281) 578-2795.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Build a Patio Cover for Your Houston Area Backyard.

This is just about the right time to consider having a patio cover built to protect you from the hot summer that is on its way.  We assume that the existing structure is capable of supporting a new patio cover roof.  This is the time to consult a structural professional such as Houston’s own Laird Landscaping.

There are a few things that you need to accomplish before drawing up patio cover plans…

             Choose the right wood for your home.
             Make sure that shingles match your Houston residence.
             Always remember that you need a minimum of 6' 8" clearance.
             Don’t let roofing nails show through the bottom.
             The job requires 6x6 posts, a 4X12 beam and 4X6 rafters.

To have it done right for long-term benefit you need professional expertise.  Do you wish to cover an existing roof or wall?  There are too many intricacies to consider this a DIY job.  HIRE A PROFESSIONAL!  It is a task that you trust to the experienced experts at Laird Landscaping.  If you are in the Houston area, call them today at (281) 578-2795.