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04/28/2016

New Tree Installations & Plantings | Stamford, Greenwich, Westport, CT

New Tree Installations & Plantings | Stamford, Greenwich, Westport, CTBased in Stamford, CT and servicing customers throughout the New Haven, Fairfield, and Westchester County areas, PLT Landscape Contractors has the experience and capabilities to install new trees of all sizes of scope onto your property. If you are planning on performing a tree installation on your property, or introducing shrubs and new plantings, there are actually a huge number of assortments of plants that might be accessible to use on your property. Picking the right plants, introducing them in the right areas and performing proper planting procedures can embellish your property, as well as it can add usefulness to your landscape and expansion general property estimation.

Choosing the most suitable the plants for your landscape

Adding the right plants to your Connecticut landscape can give you many years of enjoyment on your property. By hiring PLT Landscape Contractors to perform your landscape plantings and installations, we can help your property to furnish multi-season enthusiasm with brilliant foliage, lively blossoms, extraordinary trees, ostentatious garden installations to pull in natural life, and even allow for other important capacities. A painstakingly arranged and professionally introduced landcssape can give screening to protection, enhance security of your property, and even lower vitality expenses to warmth and cool your home. Contingent on the light presentation, dampness content, and other site contemplations, knowing which plant is reasonable for every zone of your property is crucial to expand your speculation, lower support, and amplify happiness.

Selecting the best Stamford area landscape designer

New Tree Installations & Plantings | Stamford, Greenwich, Westport, CTOnce the most suitable and aesthetically pleasing plants, trees, and shrubs have been selected, you will need to hire a professional landscape company that will have the experience and tools to perform the installations.. Utilizing PLT Landscape Contractors as your landscaper, implies that quality nursery stock will be chosen, and care will be given at each progression to decorate your property by our profoundly prepared specialists. Plants will be legitimately divided, and appropriate establishment methods will be utilized to give your plants the most obvious opportunity they can have for survival for a long, sound life. Entirely taking after best practices and selecting quality materials permit us to offer guarantees on the dominant part of plants we introduce.

Utilizing CT Landscape Contractor that offers a wide array of landscape administrations to introduce these plants as well as to perform ongoing landscape maintenance will allow you to maintain a vibrant and healthy landscape throughout the year. PLT Landscape Contractors is capable of caring for your plants through all stages of their development. We additionally prune trees when they are full grown, perform maintenance to trees and shrubs all through their lifetime and protect them from dangerous insects, evasive animals, and infection challenges they confront. We’re focused on keeping your landscape looking awesome for quite a long time after the completion of your establishment venture. Whether it’s trimming shrubs, preparing trees, or mulching your garden beds, we have you secured.

PLT Landscape Contractors of Stamford, Connecticut performs landscape design, landscape masonry, landscape maintenance, lawn care, snow removal, stone walkways, patios, stone walls, retainer walls, site-work, drainage, material yard, lawn maintenance, pruning trees and shrubs, landscape lighting, irrigation installations and repairs, seasonal cleanups, large tree installations, shrub and garden installations, snow removal, excavation and more. Our service area includes the following towns in Connecticut and surrounding areas; Fairfield, Southport, Westport, East Norwalk, South Norwalk, Darien, Greenwich, Ridgefield, New Canaan, Bridgeport, Easton, Weston, Trumbull, Monroe, Danbury, Brookfield, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Larchmont and beyond! Contact us today for a free consultation!

03/23/2016

Hardscapes – Landscape Masonry & Construction – Stamford, Greenwich, CT

Hardscapes - Landscape Masonry & Construction - Stamford, Greenwich, CTBased in Stamford, CT and servicing clients throughout the New Haven and Fairfield County areas, PLT Landscape Contractors offers hardscape and landscape masonry services that can transform your yard into the outdoor living space of your dreams. PLT hardscape designs work to outline administrations which include a scope of components that are expected to put forth a stand-alone configuration expression or in conjunction with other existing landscape components, keeping in mind the end goal to improve the appearance and functionality of the general landscape of a home or business.

Stamford Masonry and Hardscape Design Services

PLT’s hardscape design experts work closely with every customer and will take your ideas and vision to make a custom hardscape component that will add an additional unique touch to your landscape. This incorporates components, for example, yards, raised porches, pool encompasses, stone walls, retaining walls, driveways, open air kitchens, fire pits, stone chimneys, walkways, steps and garages, among other structural elements.

We offer our Stamford hardscape and landscape construction services for private and business properties, and create outdoor living spaces that are as useful as they are visually appealing. We offer customers some assistance with selecting the ideal area for their hardscaping highlight, and giving proposals on size, shape, material decision and general outline alternatives. We additionally handle all aspects of the design, construction, and cleaning of the space upon complete.

From porches and patios to open air kitchens and fire-pits, our hardscape design specialists can outline and build a domain helpful for entertaining guests, or one made to improve quietness and unwinding for your own happiness. We have performed many landscape construction projects in the Greenwich and Fairfield areas of Connecticut, and are capable of providing proficient hardscaping outline administrations that can help you to make the outside space you had always wanted.

With over 20 years of landscape masonry experience, PLT Landscape Contractors has gained a solid reputation for being the premier landscape design and build architect to call when you are searching for landscape construction services with an attention on quality workmanship and excellent customer service. You can contact us today at (203) 356-1479 to setup a free consultation with one of our landscape masonry professionals.

PLT Landscape Contractors of Stamford, Connecticut performs landscape design, landscape masonry, landscape maintenance, lawn care, snow removal, stone walkways, patios, stone walls, retainer walls, site-work, drainage, material yard, lawn maintenance, pruning trees and shrubs, landscape lighting, irrigation installations and repairs, seasonal cleanups, large tree installations, shrub and garden installations, snow removal, excavation and more. Our service area includes the following towns in Connecticut and surrounding areas; Fairfield, Southport, Westport, East Norwalk, South Norwalk, Darien, Greenwich, Ridgefield, New Canaan, Bridgeport, Easton, Weston, Trumbull, Monroe, Danbury, Brookfield, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Larchmont and beyond! Contact us today for a free consultation!

01/23/2016

CT Spring Landscape Design & Maintenance | Stamford, Greenwich, New Canaan

Does professional landscape design increase property value? | Stamford, ConnecticutWhen the long Connecticut winter finally draws to an end temperatures begin to warm up, the first thing on the minds of many Connecticut property owners is preparing and developing their landscapes for the spring season. It is an exciting time of the year if your interests include gardening, landscaping, and improving the appearance of your property. The Stamford landscape design and maintenance professionals at PLT Landscape have helped countless property owners throughout the Fairfield County area and beyond, design and maintain beautiful and inspiring landscapes for their properties. We have compiled a list of suggestions below that you should take into account as you begin your spring landscaping duties.

Understand your climate and upcoming weather patterns. Before you begin your landscaping, it is important that you are certain that the cold weather of the winter season is entirely behind. A common mistake among property owners is that they begin to install new plantings when there is still a threat of of frost occurring, which can be extremely harmful to their health.

Do research to find out any harmful pests that exist in your area. Many property owners are of the belief that simply providing a sufficient level of sun and water for their plantings will be enough to ensure their health and vibrancy. However, a commonly overlooked factor are potential pests such as animals and insects that can destroy your landscaping. It is important to plan ahead by installing fencing or apply the necessary insecticides that will protect your plants from these elements.

Prepare for the growth to ensure necessary space for your plantings and map out an area. Before you plant your trees, shrubs, or garden installations, you should take into account how large your plants will grow and plan for space accordingly. As you select your plantings from the nursery, ask for a consultation of the height and growth requirements. Once you have selected your plants and estimated how much of an area is required for each planting, you can begin to stake out the space and location where they will be planted. You want to make sure that none of your walkways or view-lines will be obstructed. You should also take into account the power-lines located on your property as well as the potential of your property’s foundation being compromised by the roots of your plantings.

Spring landscaping can be a very enjoyable endevour that will allow you to fully enjoy your property during the warmer months as well as add market value to your home. If you are interested in enhancing your landscape this spring, you can contact the CT landscape professionals at PLT Landscape Contractors at (203) 356-1479 for a free consultation. Over the years, we have established a reputation in the Stamford area as being reliable and high quality landscape design and installation company. We have developed and maintained landscape for commercial as well as residential properties of all sizes and scope. We also provide landscape masonry construction services and are committed to providing a superior service to each of our customers.

PLT Landscape Contractors of Stamford, Connecticut performs landscape design, landscape masonry, landscape maintenance, lawn care, snow removal, stone walkways, patios, stone walls, retainer walls, site-work, drainage, material yard, lawn maintenance, pruning trees and shrubs, landscape lighting, irrigation installations and repairs, seasonal cleanups, large tree installations, shrub and garden installations, snow removal, excavation and more. Our service area includes the following towns in Connecticut and surrounding areas; Fairfield, Southport, Westport, East Norwalk, South Norwalk, Darien, Greenwich, Ridgefield, New Canaan, Bridgeport, Easton, Weston, Trumbull, Monroe, Danbury, Brookfield, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Larchmont and beyond! Contact us today for a free consultation!

07/20/2015

Does professional landscape design increase property value? | Stamford, Connecticut

Does professional landscape design increase property value? | Stamford, ConnecticutThe landscape professionals at PLT Landscape Contractors recently met with a homeowner in Greenwich, Connecticut who was interested on improving the appearance of their landscape in order to facilitate the sale of their property, which was going on the market within the next few months. The homeowners lawn had deteriorated, they had shrubs that were overgrown, there were cracks in the stone walkway, and the structure of their deck was falling apart. The rough condition of their lawn and hardscapes not only made the house seem unkept and dated, it also masked the actual beauty of the property and home.

It is widely known that hiring a landscape design contractor to maintain your landscape will not only improve the appearance of your property, but it will also improve the market value of your property and make it easier to sell. PLT Landscape Contractors can install a professionally designed and maintained landscape utilizing high quality components and plant material that will beautify your property increase the value of your home or commercial property. We have included a few landscape ideas below that we are capable of providing for your property.

  • Tree Installations: Beyond adding privacy and beauty to a property, the addition of trees to a landscape will provide an economic benefit by lowering the energy expenditures for your home or business by adding a shield from the direct sunlight. This additional shade will reduce cooling costs in the summer. It can also provide protection against the harsh elements of the winter season. Studies have indicated that fully mature and manicured trees will greatly improve property values and appeal to prospective buyers.
  • Outdoor Lighting: When strategically designed and installed, outdoor lighting can significantly increase the overall market appeal of your home or business. PLT Landscape Contractors of Stamford, Connecticut have experience in installing outdoor lighting features for walkways, swimming pools, ponds, and lighting that will highlight the structural beauty of your home. An additional benefit of including outdoor lighting features within your landscape is that it will help to deter any potential intruders on your property and give you and your family an added sense of security. This can also help to reduce your insurance payments with some insurance companies.
  • Wood, Vinyl, Aluminum and Chain Link Fencing: Adding fence to your property has many obvious benefits such as providing privacy, keeping your pets and children safely confined, and preventing intruders from entering your property. Most potential buyers are interested in a property that offers a sense of privacy and security, so a fence will be viewed as a major positive. If a prospective buyer is interested in installing a pool, the proper fence will satisfy any safety and legal standards and save them money.

The landscaping of your property will be the first thing that a prospective buyer will notice when they arrive on your location, so you will want to make a strong first impression if you are looking to maximize the value of your home and get it sold as soon as possible. If you are interested in improving the landscape of your property, do not hesitate to contact the landscape design and installation professionals at PLT Landscape Contractors of Stamford, Connecticut at (203) 356-1479. We are your one-stop shopping experience for all of your Connecticut landscaping needs.

PLT Landscape Contractors of Stamford, Connecticut performs landscape design, landscape masonry, landscape maintenance, lawn care, snow removal, stone walkways, patios, stone walls, retainer walls, site-work, drainage, material yard, lawn maintenance, pruning trees and shrubs, landscape lighting, irrigation installations and repairs, seasonal cleanups, large tree installations, shrub and garden installations, snow removal, excavation and more. Our service area includes the following towns in Connecticut and surrounding areas; Fairfield, Southport, Westport, East Norwalk, South Norwalk, Darien, Greenwich, Ridgefield, New Canaan, Bridgeport, Easton, Weston, Trumbull, Monroe, Danbury, Brookfield, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Larchmont and beyond! Contact us today for a free consultation!