Kim Thibodeau

21
Mar

Modern Backyard Design Ideas

You want Answers? We think you can Handle the Truth And the truth is, Modern Backyard Design Ideas come with some practical questions. Like, just how big is your space? Are you thinking detached or attached covered structure? Do you want a backyard family room your kids can grow up in? Or a dream yard you can retire in? Do

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19
Mar

Outdoor Living Room

Outdoor Living Room – Got Yours? “Outdoor Living” is still trending. As a landscape blogger, there’s not too many ways left to say . . . Outdoor Living Room, Got Yours? Staring at the keyboard today, I wondered, “Didn’t I just write these very words?” After a quick hunt, aha, yes I did. The blog, ‘Outdoor Living Spaces’ pretty much

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14
Mar

Landscape Lighting

Landscape Lighting – Creating an “I Wanna Go Out Outdoors” Feeling Why Landscape Lighting? Easy. Let’s take a little walk down memory lane. ‘Remember the old days’ when people stood inside and looked out at their yards? (ha! . . . this old blogger does) Yards were neatly maintained by the Mom’s of the house, played in by kids –

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11
Mar

Certified Paver Installer

Being a Certified Paver Installer – Why is it Important? Hi Guys! Because this is such a serious landscape topic, let’s try to keep it on the lighter side while answering some important questions for homeowners. The foremost being, why is a Certified Paver Installation so important? Making it Legit Definition: ICPI Certification. For contractor residential installation of interlocking concrete pavements.

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7
Mar

Landscape Design Build

What is Landscape Design Build? It’s an easy way of saying backyard construction. That’s what we do here at Paradise Restored. We design-build outdoor living spaces. Our team is made up of designers, construction bigwigs, craftsman builders, and the nuts and bolts (CEO & Staff) of the company. We’re an outdoorsy bunch of landscape professionals who love what we do. Portland, Oregon

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5
Mar

In Ground Hot Tub

Who doesn’t love an In Ground Hot Tub? Get Ready for an Eyeful of In-Ground-Spa-Candy. If you’ve been thinking of an in ground hot tub, our portfolio is a great place to ‘Soak-Up’ some ideas.  But now that you’re here, why not “dip your tootsies” into one-of-a kind spas right now? This 3D rendering of a hot tub looks appealing.

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28
Feb

Outdoor BBQ Kitchens

Come and Get it! Get your Outdoor BBQ Kitchen! Time’s a wastin. Ditch your old grill master ways! You’re better than that – Summer BBQ’s are days away and you still need to decide what Outdoor BBQ Kitchen is right for you. They come in all shapes, styles and sizes so let’s head for some backyard kitchens and get ’em

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26
Feb

Outdoor Living Structures

Outdoor Living Structures – Attached/Detached? To attach, or not to attach, that is the question. Have you ever considered what’s best for your landscape? Probably not. Since the explosion of Outdoor Living, Covered Structures should be a first consideration. Let’s investigate, shall we? “A picture is worth a thousand words” so I’ll cut the chit-chat in favor of examining ‘real-life’ Covered Structures.

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21
Feb

Backyard Firepit

With Spring and Summer roaring toward us, you’ve still got time to design your Backyard Firepit! Need inspiration? You’ve come to the right blog. We’re coocoo for these cozy backyard people-magnets. 46 Firepits (just counted them!) in Backyard settings should give you enough to work with, eh? Backyard fire pits are unique to each homeowner. Visualize yourself, your friends, and

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13
Feb

Paver Maintenance

We’ve got this Portland! We’re not this city’s Paver Specialists just because we say so . . . Paradise Restored rocks Pavers in Landscape Design – Every Day of the Year! Paver Hardscapes are one of our favorite design aesthetics. They add a wow-factor to driveways, patios, walkways and pool decks. Pavers look pristine with an added bonus; they last for

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