Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Land Effects is now on

To optimize our marketing and ensure that the ideas we create for our clients are shared, we have started sharing our projects on  ..

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Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2015

Enhance your outdoor space with the Trex Rain Escape Drainage System

When a lot's elevation drops from the front yard to the backyard it allows for a walk-out from your basement – often from the recreation room. If you have a deck off of the main floor you will have a space below the deck that is often unfinished. Our suggestion? Finish it! ..

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Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

10 Things You Need to Know about Fiberglass Pools

When new clients call me about installing a fiberglass pool many of the same questions come up. They’ve heard or read about fiberglass pools but have often also heard or read about a number of myths about them as well. That's where we come in. We are happy to provide the information they need to make a final decision as to whether a fiberglass pool is the right choice for them.  ..

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Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

5 Trends in Pool Landscape Design

The trends we are seeing this year balance those that are focused on aesthetic, enjoyment, and lifestyle considerations with practical matters like safety and security. Some do both. Here is what we have been designing, building, or seeing in pool landscape design in Toronto in 2015. ..

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Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

10 Landscaping Design Ideas to Make Your Outdoor Space Spectacular

1. Pools and more… ..

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Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015

10 Skills You Should Look for In a Landscape Contractor

You’ve been searching the internet to find a Landscaping Contractor for your big project. You’re looking at a Landscape Company’s portfolio and see several pictures of finished projects that capture just the right look and feel. Eureka! Could you have found the right contractor for you? ..

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Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

From Design to Ready-to-Enjoy™: we do everything but provide the outdoor furniture

Outdoor furniture is like icing on the cake—it completes your outdoor design and build project and brings everything together. As Land Effects does everything BUT provide the outdoor furniture, we went out to speak to some outdoor furniture experts at Hauser Co.—a pre-eminent outdoor furniture store—at their Merton Street location in Toronto to get some inside information.  ..

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Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Composite Decks—Another Option for Our Clients

Every year we exhibit at or visit the various local Building and Home Shows that occur in and around Toronto—one of the bigger ones being, of course, the National Home Show, held at Exhibition Place. ..

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Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015

Safety Training —it’s a key responsibility to our clients

As the owner of a landscape design and construction company, I take our responsibilities to our clients very seriously.  ..

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Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Fire Features are the Hot New Trend in Landscape Design

Adding a gas fire feature to your landscape design adds an ambiance that not even great outdoor lighting can achieve. ..

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Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015

Outdoor Wood-Burning Pizza Ovens

Cooking outside has been around since time immemorial. There is something primal about it. It goes back to our caveman origins—roast mastedon over the open fire. YUM! Although the fire part's the same, little else resembles what our earliest ancestors had to deal with except for maybe the fact that we're still roasting or grilling meat outdoors. ..

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