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St George Landcaping, Masonry, Pools and Excavation

3 Factors That Lead To A Higher Pool Excavation Bill

Making the decision to add a pool to your family’s home is not a choice that homeowners take lightly. If you’ve decided that a pool would be a fun addition to your home, then you’re going to want to know exactly how much your new pool will cost. While you’re contractor can give you a […]

How Weather & Desert Heat Impacts Your Pool’s Chemical Level

When it starts getting hot outside, you’re probably excited to get your pool or jacuzzi open for the season. As you know, this requires a special mix of chemicals. But as you might not know, the same summer heat that makes you want to hit the water can also have an impact on your pool’s […]

What to Consider When Choosing the Right Retaining Wall Material

If you’re thinking about building a retaining wall on your property, you might be a little overwhelmed by all your options. The whole idea can be confusing, making it difficult to decide what type of materials you should use in your case. To help steer you in the right direction, here are some things you’ll […]

Pool Excavation: 5 Things You Should Always Consider

Adding a pool to your home is a big decision so when it comes to finding the perfect spot to excavate your pool you want to make sure you get it right. Here are five things you need to keep in mind when picking a spot for your family’s pool. 1. Safety First With Line […]

Considering A Chlorine vs. Saltwater Backyard Pool

The CDC reports that swimming is the fourth most popular recreational activity in the United States and it is the most popular recreation activity for children and teens ages 7-17. However, the CDC also reports that Recreational Water Illnesses are on the rise. Most RWI infections are preventable by good pool maintenance and appropriate hygiene […]

Understanding Backfill Compaction Requirements

Backfilling is an important part of the construction process. Backfilling happens after excavation, when the soil is compacted back into the trench or foundation. It is used to help protect foundations, roadways, walkways and other structures by using a mixture of soil, rocks, and stones. There are many different ways backfilling is approached, but there […]

Using Fill Dirt in Your Residential Excavation Project

Most of the time, dirt is considered a bad thing: in your house, all over your car, on your kids’ faces. But think about it for a minute. Really, dirt is only a bad thing when it’s in the wrong place. When it’s where it belongs and is actually needed, dirt is a great thing […]

Transforming Your Yard Into an Outdoor Entertaining Space

With summertime approaching, many of us turn out thoughts to the outdoors. When the weather warms up, it’s time to get outside and spruce up the yard. Improving your curb appeal is important, and definitely adds something to your entire property. But what about entertaining? How can you transform your yard into an outdoor entertaining […]

The 10 Most Important Things To Consider When Re Landscaping Your Fixer-Upper

Making an investment in a fixer-upper is a huge undertaking that can be both stressful and rewarding. There is pride and satisfaction in turning an old house into a comfortable home. However, caring for the exterior is just as important as the interior. This fact is supported by the new popular phrase ‘curb appeal.’ Here […]

Spring Planting: Southern Utah Guide To Gardening In April

Gardening can be a rewarding endeavor, but some research is necessary to get the best results for your efforts. Southern Utah has unique considerations because of the arid climate of the area. The frost free season starts at the beginning of April and ends in October. This six month window allows both a spring and […]