Pavers – The versatile stone for Pools and Walkways in MN

If you are thinking about adding a walkway, patio, or pool deck especially here in Minnesota there is nothing better than pavers. Pavers are beautiful, natural, and extremely durable. They will last for years with minimal maintenance and are better suited to extreme climates than concrete. The add a beautiful element to any pool deck,…

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Choosing an outdoor fireplace for your backyard

One of the latest trends gaining popularity in the Twin Cities is adding an outdoor fireplace in your back yard. An outdoor fireplace is the center piece of a gathering of family and friends, place to enjoy a meal, a romantic setting, or a quiet place to read a book or just enjoy the quiet…

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Outdoor living at its best in the Twin Cities.

Welcome to outdoor innovations Blog Post. Our goal is to provide you with  great ideas on how to turn your backyard into a visually exciting and functional outdoor area. We will talk about ideas to complement your  in-ground pool with beautiful Paver Pool Decks, Fireplaces, and Outdoor Kitchens that can take your backyard to the…

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Outdoor Kitchens-Twin Cities

Outdoor kitchens are getting ever popular here in the Twin cites because they provide an enjoyable space to cook eat and entertain in a beautifully landscaped backyard. An outdoor kitchen not only serves a very practical purpose (and that is being able to enjoy friends and family and all the outdoor activity while you cook)…

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Planning your back yard landscaping

In Minnesota, we generally have cold winters and they tend to linger into March or and sometimes April.  It is hard to think of swimming in a pool or lounging in the back yard when it is thirty degrees and snowing outside but that is exactly when you should be planning.  The process can take…

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Outdoor living begins with a pool

So you are thinking of getting an inground pool for your backyard that will provide years of enjoyment and relaxation for family and friends. It is living the dream in your own back yard so taking the time to plan ahead will be well worth it in the long run. The first decision is finding…

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How to choose an in-ground pool contractor

You’ve decided to have an in-ground pool placed in your back yard and now you have the task of calling every pool construction company in your area to figure out who is going to do the job.  Before you do this , think about the big picture and what is going to be in that…

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Choosing Your Swimming Pool Contractor

There has been an interesting trend in how people choose a swimming pool contractor especially if it is an in-ground or custom pool.  Traditionally, someone looking for a new pool would contact the nearest contractors, get a  few proposals  and make a decision based on price and references.  Once the pool was completed, landscape companies…

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