McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

Spruce Up Your Pool Area with These Design Ideas

Posted by Brian Ciota on Mon, Jun 26, 2017


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Topics: Patios, Decks, pool storage, pool house

4 Patio Design Ideas To Get Your Outdoor Space Ready For Entertaining

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Now that the snow is gone and warmer weather is here, it’s much easier to envision hosting family barbeques and outdoor dinner parties. It may be easy to picture, but if you look at your backyard thinking you don’t have the right space to make it happen, these 4 patio design ideas will give you some inspiration. Once you settle on a plan, hiring a trusted design-build contractor like McClurg will make it possible for your outdoor entertaining dreams to become a reality.

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Topics: Design Trends and Ideas, Patios

7 Inspiring Design Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Jun 21, 2016

If you visited this year’s Parade of Homes you may have gathered many ideas for home remodeling projects. Several of the homes on display had outdoor living spaces to showcase. There were decks, screened porches, a three-season room, two pools with hardscape, firepits and a pool house to view.

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Topics: Patios, Decks, Additions, Porches, Fireplaces, Outdoor Living

8 Design Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Jun 18, 2013

Central New Yorkers look forward to the warm days and nights of summer when we can get outdoors to relax or socialize. To truly enjoy the season, it’s great to have an outdoor living space right outside your door. That space can be a small sundeck or a large yard with a patio and pool. No matter what the size of your yard or house, an outdoor living space can be designed for your lifestyle and to add value to your home.

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Topics: National Kitchen and Bath Association, Storage, Patios, Decks, Porches, Outdoor Living

6 Great Storage Ideas for Decks, Patios and Pools

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, May 22, 2012

Summer is almost here in Central New York and it’s time to get ready for outdoor living!

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Topics: Storage, Patios, Decks, Outdoor Living

6 Patio Products to Create a Unique Outdoor Living Space: The Choice is Yours

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Jun 1, 2010

Patios are the perfect place for outdoor entertaining. Today's patios provide a focal point that connects a home to a garden and are important to a home's landscape. According to Better Homes and Gardens (July 2010), patios originated in Egypt as courtyards. Look around your yard, are there features in your landscape you want to complement? Materials for patios are varied and include:

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Topics: Designs, Home Remodeling, Repair and Maintenance, Patios, Outdoor Living