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A Beautiful Landscape Design Enhances Property Value

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Imagine someone house hunting on a beautiful day.  They pull up to a house that has everything on their checklist: the right number of bedrooms and bathrooms, updated kitchen, finished basement.  But, unfortunately… there is no curb appeal. Whether the landscape is unsightly, unkempt or just plain boring, suddenly the house of their dreams now feels unmaintained, unfinished and time-consuming.  On the other hand, a well-designed, functional landscape can significantly increase the appeal and value of a home to potential buyers.


Top Gardening Trends for 2018

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The first hints of Spring are in the air, and many of us like to dream up new ideas for our landscapes.  Looking for inspiration?  Here are some top gardening trends for 2018:


Tips on How to Help Your Landscape Survive the Summer Heat

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Meteorologists at The Weather Channel predicted a “warmer than average” summer for the southeastern U.S., and so far they’ve been right! While we can take respite in the pool or air conditioning, your landscape has to endure the elements 24/7. Here are some interesting facts and handy tips on how to help your landscape survive the summer heat.


Your Ideal Outdoor Kitchen

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Whether you are hosting a party or cooking a routine weeknight meal, the kitchen is often the most popular gathering place in a home.  This summer, why not take it outside?  An outdoor kitchen is a wonderful addition to any home, and will make cooking something to look forward to every night.  

The team at Handy Andy Outdoors can design and build your ideal outdoor kitchen.  From simple to stunning, each outdoor kitchen is as unique as the landscape that surrounds it.  We offer customized designs that take into careful consideration factors such as:

  • Would you like room for everyone to sit together at one table, or a more casual seating area?

  • How many people will be using the area?

  • How much cooking prep work would you like to do outside?

  • What’s the best path for walking in and out of your house to the outdoor kitchen?

  • Do you need storage for outdoor cooking tools, or storage for seat cushions?

Grilling seasons is not limited to summertime here in Georgia, and we can also add features such as fireplaces and fire pits that will ensure you can enjoy your outdoor living area almost all year round.