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Key elements for an outdoor living plan

The main element in an outdoor living space is you. Think about how you would like to use the space. Options for outdoor living spaces are endless and figuring out what will be best for you is the first step. Here are some questions you should consider when planning an outdoor living area: Do you …

What is Value Engineering?

Value engineering is simply a technique that analyzes the functions of an item or process to determine “best value”. Value engineering (or VE as known in construction) should stand for “value improvement” as some times that item or process does not result in immediate cost reduction. It may be a cost savings in the future. …

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How to integrate an outdoor kitchen into your backyard patio

Are you considering having an outdoor kitchen installed in your backyard patio? Here are a few things to consider: Location, location, location! Where is the best spot for the outdoor kitchen? If you are going to be hosting large parties and cooking for big groups, you want to be sure that you have an easy …

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Planning your landscaping project within a budget

One of the most common questions we hear from customers is, “How much will it cost?” Unfortunately, the answer is usually, “Well, that depends.” There are so many variables in a landscaping project that can increase or decrease the cost, there is no one-size-fits-all price. Below, we outline some of the items that can drive …

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How long does it take to install a paver driveway?

There are several factors that determine how long it will take to install a paver driveway. Existing base material. Is the existing driveway sinking or settling? If so then the existing base material would need to be removed and a new base installed. If the existing driveway is asphalt and just the surface is cracking, …

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Watch E.A. Quinn hit the road

E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting has grown to more than 70 employees. Each morning during peak season, our team of professionals hits the road in record time to provide quality landscaping services to our customers. Watch this video to see how our day begins:

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5 Benefits of Natural Stone

Are you considering natural stone for you next patio or walkway? Here are some of the benefits: Versatility – Natural stone, also known as flagstone, comes in all different shapes, sizes, finishes and color. This versatility allows for use in any type of landscape both existing and new. Strength – Most natural stone has a …

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E.A. Quinn unveils Outdoor Display in Glastonbury

GLASTONBURY, CT – E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting, Inc. of Glastonbury is proud to announce the opening of a one-of-a-kind Outdoor Display at its 240 Commerce St. headquarters. The Display offers a one-stop-shop for E.A. Quinn customers to review material and product offerings. “We’re really excited that our customers can now choose the landscaping elements that …

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How an outdoor kitchen can get you cooking outdoors

The No. 1 reason to have an outdoor kitchen is to have the ability to entertain outdoors. And the beauty of an outdoor kitchen is your guests can join you! The average kitchen is not large enough to cook and to entertain in, but your outdoor space is. Outdoor kitchens are becoming very popular and …

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How to make a paver walkway work for a steep sloping yard

Do you have a slope that leads to your front or back door? Would you like a walkway, but don’t know how to make it work with the slope? Don’t worry! The experts at E.A. Quinn Landscaping can help you. With most slopes, steps are a needed element. Walkways should never exceed a 5 percent …