Snow On Natural Stone Walls

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

These walls were built a few years ago but they always make me think of the first snow of the year. We hope everyone is ready and looking forward to a beautiful holiday season. We are busy finishing our pool project and look forward to some new pictures soon.

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A Pool With A View

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

There can be tough job sites to work at but the past couple weeks the guys have been lucky enough to work at a site with breathtaking views of our Virginia landscape.  We’re installing a new pool deck featuring Cambridge Ledgestone pavers. This finished project is going to be well worth the wait. Now’s the ...

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Grateful In November

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

As we prepare for the chill of winter, it gives us pause.  A time to be grateful. Grateful for the wonderful people that work for us and make what we do a pleasure. Grateful to our families for putting up with working when the sun is shining and resting when it’s raining.  Grateful to our ...

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Putting Our Plants To Bed

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

Did you know that it’s a good idea to water plants before a freeze because wet soil holds more heat than dry. Here at Windridge we’re lucky to be able to tuck our plants safely inside our green houses to keep them protected. A little effort in the fall can go a long way to ...

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Creative Landscaping

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

Landscaping can bring an area of your house to life that you once avoided. At this job we wanted to cleaned up an area around the rear entrance of the house. Sky Pencils are used in this setting because they are evergreen, vertical and will stay neat year round. Eventually they will provide the HVAC ...

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Reclaiming Your Space

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

Claiming unused space. That deck you built a few years ago with space underneath that isn’t really usable or safe. Using tiered retaining walls this family gained square footage that will soon become a patio and beds to plant in. Steep hills made for a challenging work environment but I think in the end it ...

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Start Thinking Pool Season Now

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

Now’s a great time to think about a pool renovation or installation. A fall makeover means your updated pool will be ready for spring. Removing the old concrete deck and installing a blue stone patio as well as veneering existing block walls for added seating gives this backyard a stunning new look. Other ideas include ...

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From Old To New

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

A cracking aggregate sidewalk made for a treacherous situation and a lack of stairs made for steep hills in the rear of the home. Just in time for the fall colors, Windridge installed Eagle Bay’s Kingsland pavers in the Jefferson color range to create a safe and beautiful space for this family to enjoy the ...

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A Mixing of Textures

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

Blending materials can define space, give direction, or just add visual interest.  On this project  we used brick to define walkways and natural cleft blue stone for patio space. The contrast of the two products together is eye catching and will add functional beauty for years to come.

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A Patio For The Family

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Tips | No Comments

This beautiful patio has a space for everyone. Using a Techo Bloc paver in Shale Grey, the atmosphere is light and airy. Micro channel was installed along the edge of the wall to insure that water didn’t pond any where on the patio. Now mom has space for her art, dad has room to read, ...

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