7 Places for Patio Furniture in State College

7 Places for Patio Furniture in State College

You spend all of this money trying to get your outdoor space to look great, you put a lot of time and effort into keeping it beautiful, and you don’t spend any time there. Why? For most people, it is because their patio furniture isn’t comfortable enough, isn’t sturdy enough, or just because they didn’t buy any yet. Patio furniture isn’t as big of an investment as inside furniture for most, but it can still be pretty costly. Before purchasing, you’ll want to do research about the companies, brands, and warranties of the furniture you buy. Not all patio furniture stores in State College are created equally. We suggest you take a look at these: 1. Creekside Hearth & Patio Warranties are a big deal with it comes to patio furniture, and Creekside Hearth & Patio offers up some  spectacular ones that can have you sitting with confidence. Their lowest warranty is a staggering 15-years. Their inventory is quite large and has many options when it comes to traditional furnishings for your yard. However, they also have some great modern furniture to choose from as well. They are also willing to break up sets of furniture if you are looking for one spectacular piece, but they still sell large sets. One of their best-selling items is a patio table with a fire pit built into it, something that will make your yard extremely unique. If you want to push it further than that, they will build you something to custom order. 2. Beiter’s Home Center For the State College area, Beiter’s Home Center is synonymous with furniture of all kinds. You...
9 Companies for Ponds in State College

9 Companies for Ponds in State College

When you think about a truly beautiful backyard, few elements stand out as much as a pond or fountain. Whether you go for a simplistic pond that has a few fish in it or you go for an intricate pond with waterfalls, tunnels, and plants, you can’t go wrong. Ponds add beauty but if you hire the wrong company, they will add a lot of heartache too. That’s why you need to go with a reputable company. We suggest these: 1. Foltz’s Ponds Ponds are absolutely the best way to add beauty to your yard because they add a lot of dimension and depth to the visual and sound quality of your yard. Not only that, but they allow you to create an entire ecosystem that takes care of itself. Foltz’s Ponds loves to install ponds for families that care about the environment and want to have fish. Their professional team knows how to work with State College ground in order to get the best possible installation that will last a long time. They will give you a free estimate so that you know what to expect and they will walk you through every step of the process. 2. The Garden’s Edge The Garden’s Edge has been a local favorite for almost 30 years and they show no signs of stopping in the State College area. They work exclusively with Aquascape Ecosystems, which are some of the best pond systems around. Their specialty is to make ponds that look like they just happened to be there when your house was built. The award-winning ponds are completely natural and use...
7 Best Fencing Companies in State College

7 Best Fencing Companies in State College

A lot of people scoff at the dream of a “white picket fence” in a yard, but for many people, a fence is a way of really changing your yard for the good. Not only does a fence add visual appeal to your yard, it will make your yard safer for just about everyone. A fence helps to keep dogs (and other pets) and small children inside, protecting them from the road and other dangers. If you have a pool, it can also help keep unwanted visitors out. In fact, many insurance companies and municipalities require you to have a fence around your pool, especially if it is in ground. But when it comes to getting a fence, not all companies are created equally. A fence isn’t as simple to install as many people think, and if you get a company that does a poor job, if can fall in just a few weeks or during the next storm. These State College fencing companies will help you get a fence that will last a lifetime. 1. Russler Fence Company If you are going into your fencing project without a lot of knowledge, you will want to work with a company that will treat you with kid gloves. Russler Fence Company is willing to walk you through each and every step of the project, from land clearing to maintenance on your fence without talking down to you. There are very few companies out there that put such a personal touch on their services. Dealing with wood, vinyl, chain link, aluminum, and many other types of fencing, they also have the...
7 Places for Unique Outside Decor in State College

7 Places for Unique Outside Decor in State College

Though it really might not feel like it thanks to the weather we are having right now, summer is right around the corner. For many of us, that means that we spend more time outdoors, we decorate our yards so that they look great, and we try to compete with our neighbors. There is no use in denying it – we all do it. So how can you decorate your yard so that it looks great without breaking the bank or becoming too ordinary? The first thing you have to do is stop shopping at the stores that keep 300 of the same item in stock. If you see that, it means 299 other people probably have the same items. Instead of going to those big box stores, head to these local businesses: 1. Tait Farm Foods We’ve mentioned Tait Farm Foods on here before, and that is because we really believe in what they are selling. They have some of the most unique products in the local area, especially when it comes to statuary. Statues add a great focal point to your yard, especially when they are designed properly. You might be thinking that they only sell food, but that just isn’t the case! If you haven’t been there to check out all of the other great items they have, you’ve been missing out. From bird baths to dragonfly statues, Tait Farm Foods really runs the gamut when it comes to design ideas. Everything is made with quality materials so that you don’t have to worry about longevity – they will be with you for years to come....
7 Best Hardscapers in State College

7 Best Hardscapers in State College

When we talk about hardscaping, we are talking about the parts of your yard that aren’t found in nature – things made by cement, like walkways, steps, patios, ponds, flower beds, pergolas, and other things to make your yard more comfortable. These additions can be pricey, but they can also add a lot of usable space to your home. When you are thinking about getting them, you have to go with someone that you trust. A walkway that isn’t installed properly can be dangerous, and a huge patio is just too much of an expense to not get the very best. If you are looking for a hardscaper in State College, go with these: 1. Scott’s Landscaping One of the biggest problems that people in State College face is erosion of ground and soil. It is a huge problem that hardscaping can fix, however. One of the best places to go if you are dealing with runoff because of erosion or just because your ground isn’t level, is Scott’s Landscaping. This company is extremely trusted by both commercial and residential properties that are in need of hardscaping. You are able to find almost anything you need help with will have a solution with this company. Scott’s has a team of workers that is extremely knowledgeable and really seem to enjoy what they are doing – you won’t hear complaining, but you will see a lot of problem solving and attention to detail.   2. JRS Landscaping JRS Landscaping is a great company that can provide you with high quality results that look like they belong in big cities – but...