DRAINAGE FIXES TO PROTECT YOUR HOME & LANDSCAPING

How to Solve Landscape Drainage Problems


If you are experiencing an unusually soggy lawn with pooled water, there is a good chance you are suffering from landscape drainage problems. This year has brought more than our fair share of challenges to our area. Between the pandemic, the Spotted Lanternfly invasion  and unrelenting rainfall, our landscapes are saturated and mushy.

When your landscape is saturated, it can be bothersome all the way around. It is not only bad for your outdoor living; it can affect your indoor living, as well. If you property is suffering from drainage issues, it can permeate your home’s foundation and wreak havoc on your indoor environment.

Redirecting water away from your home’s foundation and using certain water management strategies can solve your drainage issues and get your property back to a healthy harmony.

Properly grading around the perimeter of your home to prevent water from seeping into the foundation is one-step towards solving landscape drainage issues. There are a number of other very effective ways to divert water to other areas of your landscape.

How to Solve Landscape Drainage Problems:

Add extensions to your downspouts: Attaching extensions to divert water from a downspout guiding water collected in gutters well away from the foundation. This will prevent water from flooding basements or sub-ground areas of the home.

Dry Well: A dry well holds water in a large hole filled with gravel allowing it to slowly soaks into the ground.

Strategically placed drainage grates and boxes: Placing surface drains with grates that keeps debris out, yet allows water flow into the box channeling to a slanted pipe allowing the water to run downhill.

Swale or French Drain:  Drainages swales are pitched areas lined with stone or grass designed to guide water off your property or to an area well away from the foundation. Whereas, a French drain is another effective way to fix drainage issues. A French drain is a perforated pipe sheathed by a fabric sock to keep dirt and sand from clogging the pipe.

Rain Garden or Barrel: A rain garden in problem locations of your property could be the solution when an underground spring or creek is the issue. Likewise, installing a water barrel or storage well below grade to capture the runoff that can be used to irrigate landscaping elsewhere.

Many drainage problems will require hiring a landscape drainage professional. A trained and experienced landscape professional knows what corrective drainage measures will work best for your specific water flow patterns. They will be able to assess the full scope of your drainage issues and create an overall design.

Please note this is not a full list of solutions to alleviate poor drainage areas. However, if you have a wet spot in your lawn or an area you are worried about please give us a call and one of our designers will find the right solution for you!

DiSabatino Landscaping helps fix landscape drainage problems for residences in Delaware and the surrounding area. If you would like to find out what we can do for you, please get in touch

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A Guide to Outdoor Fireplaces or Fire Pits

As fire pits and outdoor fireplaces start to light up the dark yards across our area to add a bit of warmth to the cool evenings. Gathering around an outdoor fire roasting marshmallows, sipping a favorite beverage  and talking about the events of the day is a favorite fall pastime of mine.

Safety should be front and center when using outdoor fire pits and fireplaces. That is why those of us a DiSabatino Landscaping thought these tips might come in handy this time of year.

7 Safety Tips for Outdoor Fireplaces or Fire Pits

1) A New Fireplace or Fire Pit Installations Needs a Little Extra Care

A newly installed fireplace or fire pits need a little bit of extra care in the beginning. We advise waiting thirty days before the first fire to let your outdoor fire pit or fireplace to cure. After thirty days, keep the fire small for the next fifteen days. Wait a full forty-five days before igniting a normal sized fire.

2) Flames at Should be kept at a Safe Height

The smaller the flame, the less likely it is the fire will get out of hand. Containing  flames inside  the fireplace or as high as the fire pit capping is always suggested. Common issues, such as back drafts or sudden gusts of wind can be hard to predict. Sparks and embers might go somewhere you do not want. 

3) Avoid Using Water to Extinguish the Fire

Never use water to put out a fire with water unless it is an emergency. Bank the fire by burying flaming logs and smoldering embers with ashes. While this will not completely extinguish the fire, it  will safely cause it to die out slowly.

4) Be Sure to Use Materials With a High Heating Rating

Build your fireplace or fire pit with materials suited to stand up to high temperatures.  Don’t make the mistakes of using concrete block, stones or boulders found around the yard. These materials can crack, splinter or even explode.

5) Clean Out a Fireplace or Fire Pit After Each Use

Clean off any debris around the area. Use a clean cloth to keep the igniter and burner holes clear. Logs should be cleaned using a soft brush.

6) Check for Gas Leaks

If your fire pit or fireplace is gas run, systematically check for gas leaks. If you smell gas, turn off the gas supply. Contact your gas company for service. Have igniters and burners serviced by a gas company at least every two years.

7) Protect Your Fire Pit

Use the manufacturers cover or use one that allows moisture to escape. This will protect your fire pit from the elements and prolong its lifespan.

DiSabatino Landscaping teamed up with Esposito Masonry creates beautiful custom-designed fireplaces and fire pits for residences in Delaware and the surrounding area. If you would like to find out what we can create for you, please get in touch

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5 Fall Landscaping Maintenance Tips for Beginners

5 Fall Landscaping Maintenance Tips for Beginners

Autumn is a perfect time to take time and evaluate the condition of your lawn. Proper fall landscaping maintenance will not only guarantee your terrain will be ready to face harsh winter weather ahead. It will also help you reap the benefits come spring.

Our DiSabatino Landscapers and Design Specialists are always here to answer any landscaping questions you may have. If you’re a beginner, here are some tips for the best fall landscaping maintenance practices:

 

5 Fall Landscaping Maintenance Tips for Beginners

 

  1. Mulch – Plants love fall mulching because it helps protect their roots from frost and retain moisture during a cold and dry winter. Just spread 2-3 inches of fresh mulch in your garden, around trees and shrubs.
  2. Pruning If you have any perennials, you probably noticed that they begin to look a tad tired and faded in the fall. It’s time to cut them back!
  3. Tree Care – Well-cared-for trees are attractive and can add considerable value to your property. Make sure to consult with tree experts to help evaluate possible tree hazards and remove them before winter storm season is here.
  4. Lawn Aeriation – Perforating the soil with small holes to allow air, water and nutrients to penetrate the grass root will help the roots grow deeply and produce a stronger, more vigorous lawn. The main reason for aerating is to alleviate soil compaction.
  5. Planting – The cooler temperatures are easier on new plantings and the soil still warm, allowing roots to grow until the ground begins to freeze. Now is a great time to plant trees, shrubs, perennials, spring blooming bulbs, cold season vegetables and turf grass.

 

If you are ready to take your fall landscaping to the next level, talk with one of our landscape design specialist at DiSabatino Landscaping. We can quickly and expertly install fall plantings, outdoor fire pits and even custom decks that will enhance your life for years to come. 

DiSabatino Landscapers have years of experience to help you create landscaping for your home that adds beauty year-round. Get in touch if you need help!


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Patio & Masonry Maintenance Tips to Add to Your Fall Chores List

This is the time of year where the clement weather entices us to the outdoors. You know that little voice encouraging you to get out and enjoy the season and to worry about indoor maintenance after the weather turns. That makes this month the perfect time to perform a few patio and masonry maintenance. Consider adding these patio & maonry tips to your fall chores list.

Concrete and masonry are typically a low maintenance surfaces that hold up well to the elements. However, there are some things that should be done once a year to keep hardscaping looking its best. For example, use a mild bleach cleanser to scrub down hard surfaces  We don’t recommend power washing because it can cause permanent damage and can void  warranties.

PROTECT YOUR HARDSCAPING

Use an approved product, such as ‘Wet & Forget’, to remove  moss, mold, mildew or algae stains. Planning to protect your hardscape for the next season of snow and icing; fit your snow blower  with rubber blades. Avoid using deicers of any kind. Never use metal shovels or tools to remove snow or ice. Any of the aforementioned can cause permanent damage, such as pitting or cracking, to your hardscape surfaces.

Patio Care Tips From DiSabatino Landscaping

Quality hardscaping and masonry will include a durable sealer, but staining can occur from rusting metal, flower pots, grease from grills, food and drink or oil and gas. Keep gutters, down spots and drains clear because water can cause sediment and erosion voiding your warranty.

So as you can see hardscaping and masonry don’t require a lot of maintenance. Just a little bit of effort keeps it looking good for a long time.

5 Great Tips for Preparing Your Patio for Winter

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7 Tips for Outdoor Fireplaces or Fire Pits

Let DiSabatino Landscaping Install a Custom Fire Pit in Your Own Backyard

Want to enjoy the cooler evening coming to our area soon?

A custom fire pit can get you and your loved ones out enjoying the crisp fall evenings, help you create happy memories, bond and get some healthy outdoor time with family and friends.

Social Distancing While De-Stressing

Let’s face it, this year has been tough on all of us. Time to enjoy the simple pleasures by enticing your family to the great outdoors. This will lessen stress, allow for social distancing and create new traditions that will have you looking forward, not back.

Therapeutic and Healthy

An outdoor fire pit may just be the therapy you need to create soothing and stress-free moments that will enhance your health and outlook. If that sounds like something you would be interested in, contact DiSabatino Landscaping now to get your custom outdoor fire pit installation scheduled!

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10 Ways to Bring Color to Your Fall Landscaping

10 Ways to Bring Color to Your Fall Landscaping

BEAUTIFUL FALL LANDSCAPING FOR THE BRANDYWINE VALLEY AND THE TRISTATE AREA

Our Northeast corridor location of the Brandywine Valley area offers beautiful scenery year round. At DiSabatino Landscaping, we feel that the most amazing time for viewing the brilliant foliage colors our area has to offer is in the autumn months.

Many experienced landscapers throughout our area have helped to make fall months come alive by expertly placing color-pleasing plantings to enhance properties. Planting trees that bring vivid reds, yellow and orange hues to landscaping is a great place to start beautifying your fall landscape.

If you want to take your fall landscaping to the next level. Consider adding some of the following plants that add color with their foliage and flowers that hold up to the cooler temperatures heading our way.

10 Ways to Bring Color to Your Fall Landscaping

10 Ways to Bring Color to Your Fall Landscaping:

1) Chrysanthemums are a very popular fall flower that comes in a rainbow of colors and are perennials if planted well before the ground freezes to allow their root system to establish.

2) Pansy and viola add ground level color to your landscaping. They are annuals that can handle a couple of light frostings and have been known to reseed for early spring flowerings.

3) Helenium comes in deep fall colors of orange, red and yellow. These ‘cornflower’ look-alikes bloom late summer to fall. They attract butterflies and add height to your flower beds.

4) Coral Bells or heuchera is a colorful perennial that comes it a variety of shades from lime green to dark red and tolerates brisk fall weather.

5) American Beautyberry has a lot to offer spring, summer and fall. It attracts pollinators with its showy pink flowers in the warmer months and offers cluster of glossy purple berries that will attract wildlife to your garden.

6) Burning Bush, known for its fiery red color in the fall months, makes for an excellent border shrub. The plant gets tiny flowers in the early summer that turn to berries for wildlife. They are easy to care for which makes them an excellent low maintenance choice.

7) Crape Myrtle is a showy late summer flowering tree or shrub that fades in lovely muted colors in the fall. They crave full sun and require moderate watering.

8) Holly evergreen shrubs offer glossy vibrant foliage year round, but they come alive in the fall with their abundant offering of red berries that feed wildlife throughout the winter months. They are very drought tolerant and grow well in full sun or partial shade.

9) Fire Power Nandina is an evergreen shrub that keeps its leafy foliage year round. This shrub turns a fiery red in the fall and offers a colorful backdrop to any landscaping. Easy to grow in full sun or full shade, which makes it great choice for any location.

10) Snapdragons add a vertical interest, come in a large range of colors and bloom in a fall landscape up to the first hard freeze.

Finally, with an abundance of local farms, many landscapers take their fall landscaping efforts to the next level by adding fall crops, such as pumpkins, gourds, hay bales and dried corn to ornament their yards.

DiSabatino Landscapers have the expertise to help you create landscaping for your home that adds beauty to your home year round. Get in touch if you need help!

If you are considering creating a fall landscape in your yard, talk with one of our landscaped design specialist at DiSabatino Landscaping. We can quickly and expertly install fall plantings  that will enhance your life for years to come.


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Now is the Perfect Time to Create an Outdoor Living Space – 7 Options to Consider

With the summer days waning and the cooler fall weather waxing (hopefully soon), now is the perfect time to create that outdoor living space you have always wanted. Outdoor living makes for a healthy lifestyle.

Think about how enjoyable these soon to arrive cool evenings with family and friends around a roaring fire will be. A comfortable outdoor living space that enables relaxation, as well as socializing distancing, is just what the doctor ordered for these challenging times.

Investing in some new outdoor living features allow homeowners to create an outdoor atmosphere that makes every day feel like a vacation. The best place to start when creating an outdoor living area is to determine your unique needs. Create a well-thought out custom design to reflect your style and taste.

Take a look at some of the following options when creating your own unique outdoor living space.

7 Outdoor Living Space Options to Consider:

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1) Comfortable Seating Area

First, create a comfortable seating area for family and friends to relax and enjoy the ambient sounds and nature. More than likely, you will want some sort of cover to protect your outdoor living space from the elements.

2) Protection from the Elements

Consider adding a large umbrella, pergola or pavilion that will enable enjoyment no matter what the weather conditions may be. Perhaps you would prefer a privacy wall or trellis to add a little ‘old world’ flair. Maybe you would like to add a little nautical theme by hanging a few colorful canvas shade sails. Whatever floats your boat, some sort of protection from the elements is essential to creating an outdoor living area.

3) Safety Lighting and Ambiance

When designing your outdoor living area, do not forget the lighting.  Navigating a dark pathway is a safety issue.  Landscape lighting such as Path lighting and soft ambient lighting will enhance your outdoor oasis and extend your enjoyment into the evening hours.

4) Fire Feature

An outdoor fireplace or fire pit not only adds to the ambiance of your outdoor living space, it extends it usability into the cooler weather. On top of that, it can serve as a cooking option. Campsite meals and roasting marshmallows are a great way to create happy memories and enhance family bonds. Many homeowners are going the modern route, by installing beautifully designed fire pit tables. Whatever your style, a fire feature in your outdoor living space is highly advisable.

5) Outdoor Kitchen or Bar

Entertaining outdoors is a lot easier if you have the amenities nearby. That is why we usually advise some sort of cooking and refrigeration appliance close to your outdoor living area. A bar set up with everyone’s favorite beverage or an outdoor kitchen with all the cooking and serving utensils makes for easy entertaining. It eliminates the need to make several trips inside to access food and drinks.

6) Entertainment Center

An entertainment center set up with television, stereo and possibly even a karaoke machine will be a great enticement for family and friends to hang out in the backyard. A disco ball and dance floor might not be a back choice either!

7) Water Feature

Whether you go for the whole shebang … in ground pool with cascading waterfall and Jacuzzi or a simple bubbling urn fountain, a water feature in your outdoor living space will add the soothing sound of running water.

Many homeowners are seeing the value of creating outdoor living areas and in doing so are using all types of unique water features to enhance their space. Likewise, these water features, such as a rain curtain or deck jets with LED lighting add a special ambiance in the darker hours of the day.

With outdoor entertainment being in high demand, adding one or more of these water features to your outdoor living area can make for many memorable occasions in your own backyard. Don’t forget to explore the lighting options to enhance any water feature you install.

If you are considering creating an outdoor living space, talk with one of our landscaped design specialist at DiSabatino Landscaping. We can quickly and expertly install a customized outdoor living area  that will enhance your life for years to come.


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Add a Water Feature to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Area

The benefits to having a water feature in your landscaping are many, from attracting wildlife and improved air quality to a reduction in noise pollution. According to Feng Shui, an ancient practice of looking to strike a balance with the natural world in living spaces, running water brings wealth.

This could easily be true, as the added curb appeal of a water feature brings up the value of your home. Landscaping water features attract potential homebuyers and are therefore a good investment. But, why wait until you sell to enhance your backyard with running water?

When it comes to relaxation in your own backyard, nothing is as soothing as the sound of running water. It is often said that flowing water soothes the soul. Throughout history, trusted doctors, philosophers and clerics have advocated the healing powers of water.

Here are Some Water Features that Will Add Value to Your Landscape:

 

Ponds:

  • Ecosystem Pond
  • Koi Pond
  • Water-Lily Pond
  • Trailing Stone Pond
  • Reflection Pond

Any one of the above pond options is bound to be the focal point of your landscaping. Ponds are the best way to attract birds, butterflies, dragonflies and other wildlife to your backyard. Making relaxation and the appreciation of nature easy and soothing. A great staycation solution for these challenging times.

Fountains:

  • Three Tiered Traditional Garden Fountain
  • Bubbling Urn Fountain
  • Stone Column Fountain
  • Classic Greek Fountain
  • Japanese Fountain
  • Endless/Disappearing Fountain
  • Cascading Fountain
  • Wall Fountains
  • Bird Bath Fountain

Surprisingly, any of these water fountains are an excellent solution for a landscaping area that is limited in size or as an entryway statement. Fountains, made with a variety of materials cement, ceramic, metal, cast stone, fiberglass and resin, create a soothing background noise to calm the spirit.

Waterfalls:

  • Pondless Waterfall
  • Spout Water Feature
  • Waterwall
  • Cascading Rock Waterfall
  • Rain Curtain
  • Scuppers
  • Sconces
  • Laminar Jets
  • Bubblers
  • Streambeds

Many homeowners are seeing the value of creating outdoor living areas and in doing so are using all types of unique water features to enhance their space. Likewise, these water features, such as a rain curtain or deck jets with LED lighting add a special ambiance in the darker hours of the day.

With outdoor entertainment being in high demand, adding one or more of these water features to your outdoor living area can make for many memorable occasions in your own backyard. Don’t forget to explore the lighting options to enhance any water feature you install.

If you are considering a water feature installation, talk with one of our landscaped design specialist at DiSabatino Landscaping. We can quickly and expertly install a pond, waterfall, water fountain or streambed that will enhance your outdoor living area for years to come.


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Is Decorative Stamped Concrete the Right Solution for Your Outdoor Living Area?

If you are considering adding a walkway, driveway or patio to your outdoor area, decorative stamped concrete might be a good solution. It can resemble higher end materials, such as brick or paver stones and even weathered lumber, at a fraction of the cost.

That is why we thought we would bring it to your attention. A stamped concrete patio or driveway gives homeowners many benefits over other traditional materials, such as pavers or bricks. See a list of benefits to opting for a stamped or decorative concrete installation.

5 Benefits of Stamped or Decorative Concrete:

1) Quick & Easy Installation

Perhaps one of the biggest advantages of concrete is the ease of installation. Decorative stamped concrete requires a lot less manual labor than a brick or paver installation. Installing stamped concrete is faster than setting natural stone or pavers.

2) Variety of Options

Decorative Concrete is an old concept that has benefited from new install techniques in the past couple of decades.  Options range from brushed finish (typical sidewalks) and exposed aggregate (tiny pebbles) to stamped concrete with synthetic designs printed onto them.

Thanks to the ease of installation and the technological advances in manipulating concrete to mimic a variety of materials. The possibilities are limitless.

3) Durability & Low Maintenance

Stamped concrete can last for decades without a ton of maintenance. Unlike pavers or natural stone that need ongoing maintenance to keeping the joints filled with sand and preventing weeds from growing between them.

Although stamped concrete looks like the real deal, it only needs resealed every other year to keep it from chipping or cracking. Sealing also helps to preserve the color. Other than resealing, just sweep it to keep it free from debris and dirt.

4) Safety Factor

Concrete holds up extremely well and remains level avoiding tripping hazards or awkwardly placed furnishings. It is slip resistant when treated with a non-skid additive.

5) Ease of Customization

The ease of installing stamped concrete makes it simple to mold it to your preferences and shapes. Concrete has wide berth of coloring options to match the exterior of a home, existing hardscaping or landscaping.

Stamped concrete is customizable when it comes to color, textures and patterns. It can replicate stone, slate, flagstone, marble, bricks, pavers and even weathered lumber.

At the end of the day, your patio must fit your family’s needs.  That is a bit easier to do with stamped concrete. Poured concrete works beautifully when creating curves and other unique designs that fit nicely into existing landscaping.

If you are considering a stamped concrete or decorative concrete installation, talk with one of our landscaped design specialist at DiSabatino Landscaping. We can quickly and expertly install a stamped concrete walkway, patio or driveway that will enhance your outdoor living area for years to come.


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12 Great Features to Consider Adding to Custom Outdoor Swimming Pools

Custom outdoor swimming pools are a terrific way to have staycations throughout the spring and summer, sometimes into the fall months. Whether our clients opt for custom gunite pools, fiberglass pools or vinyl liner pools, they always ask us what added features are best.

While the answer to this question will vary depending on a client’s preferences and needs, we find that laying out all the options help focus on inground pool designs to reflect their vision. Once they get a feel for the custom features that they want, they will need to compare the costs of such features to their budget and prioritize the ones they really want.

With the summer in full swing, parents are facing unique challenges this year. We thought sharing a few features of our inground pool designs that can help keep your kids at home safe, healthy and more importantly, happy!

12 Features to Consider With Your Custom Swimming Pool Installation:

 

1) Pool Slide: A custom pool slide can add a little life to any inground swimming pool and make your custom pool the envy of the neighborhood. There are a wide variety of custom designed pool slides available with different sized flumes that will reflect your style and wishes.

2) Diving Board or Diving Rock: Diving boards can serve as an enjoyable recreational feature to your custom swimming pool provided your pool design is deep enough. If you have energetic pool goers that would enjoy doing somersaults and backflips, this might be a feature you should add to your pool.

3) Hot tub:Hot tubs or spillover spas that are raised above the pool level serves a duel purpose; that of being therapeutic and an added water feature to custom swimming pools.

4) Grotto: Adding a cave or grotto as a place to retreat from the glaring sun or the crowd to peacefully meditate is becoming a very popular water feature in many custom pool designs.

5) Pool Bar: If you’re planning on entertaining an adult audience that appreciate imbibing cocktails while relaxing in a pool, a swim up pool bar might be a nice feature to add to your pool.

6) Fountain: A cascading water fountain adds a peaceful ambience to custom swimming pools that are not only therapeutic but a great aerators that will keep the water cool.

7) Waterfall: Built with Real or Faux Boulders, cascading waterfalls add a naturalistic element to custom swimming pools and one of the most popular water features around. These too are great aerators to keep water temperatures cooler.

8) Rain Curtain: Young and old alike enjoy the cooling curtains of water falling into the pool from a pergola roof or some other overhang.

9) Bubblers: Small jets set in the floor of a shallow end of a custom swimming pool shoot streams of water that gurgle or bubble up to the surface.

10) Deck Jets: Thin arching streams of water shooting from the pool decking into the pool can be illuminated with color changing LED lights to make any night swim a fun event.

11) Mist Curtains: Having a  fog or misting system around the pool can greatly reduce the air temperature making for a much more comfortable pool side nap.

12) Pool House: Want to keep everyone comfortable and close to all the amenities? Consider a pool house with changing and bathroom, refrigerator full of everyone’s favorite beverages and maybe even a comfortable sitting area to shelter from inclement weather.

Make summer at home this year full of fond memories of how your family chose to focus on what really matters in life, quality time with those you love in your very own custom swimming pool.


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