Challenge: Make a new walkway to match current look of the house, add a new landscaping to complement some of the existing. Solution: We installed a new walkway with a grey color that now matches the wooden window panels shutters of the front of the house. We incorporated a new landscape with existing plant material and the result came out simply amazing bringing that clean glance to the house.
Challenge: Update existing landscaping, keep the project on Budget and bring a more modern look to the house. Solution: We installed a very colorful landscaping that will bring the clients amazing blooming throughout the four seasons of the year.
Challenge: Mr. Jacobs and his Associate were ready to open a new Restaurant at a public space in DC area. The owners wanted to invest on the Business and improve the entrance of the Restaurant to better receive their clients. Solution: Xtra Care created a landscape Plan in sync with a Sediment and Control Plan. This was a complex project that brought a challenge to us, although we developed the entire project with no complications and the results were better than expected! [...]
Challenge: Mrs. Patterson and her partner live in North West, DC. Their backyard is composed by weeds and some old concrete structures that need to be re-done. The metal fence around the perimeter also needs some improvements. Solution: Xtra Care worked on a plan that brought a better look to the back of the house. The improvements were very satisfactory. The old concrete section got a new look once it was replaced by pervious pavers. The new wood fence installed around the [...]
Challenge: Mrs. Sternberg bought a new home in Potomac area. This client came from CA and was looking to re-do her landscaping. The interior of the house was very contemporary but was not matching with the outside area. Solution: Xtra Care developed an extraordinary plan to this house, especially for the entrance. The very nice shape irregular steps also brought more elegance to the yard along with the beautiful and colorful Landscaping. Against the house, another list of stone work was done [...]
Challenge: Mrs. Sigal and her family live in Potomac, MD, and are Xtra Care`s current clients. We previously did their entire back ad front yards. The yards are lovely, although, the clients needed an improvement: remove an existing and unsafe bridge that connected the living room with the Pool area. Solution: Xtra Care worked on a special plan that brought more charm to the area and added that special look wished by our clients. We installed a Garden bridge that gives access [...]
Challenge: Mr. and Mrs. Scoma are from Alexandria, VA. This project brought a big challenge to us. The backyard was composed by hills, dirt, a serious drainage issue, and two old concrete block walls. Solution: After developing several drawings to this project, Xtra Care was finally able to create a design that met the client`s needs and expectations. The Drainage issue was addressed by using river stones and ornamental boulders. The big Water Fall in the middle of the garden and all [...]
Challenge: This client had a concrete Driveway on their backyard. The goal was to re-do the space using permeable pavers on a parking space Solution: Xtra Care has experience on working with the permeable pavers` field. The concrete driveway was removed completely, and the new pavers were installed. This type of paver is well recommended because it controls StormWater at the source, reduce runoff, and improve water quality by filtering pollutants in the in the underlying layers. Besides creating a more presentable [...]
Challenge: This project brought Xtra Care a lot of challenge, fix the drainage issue in the back and create a beautiful landscaping in a shade area. The family also had no space for the kids to play and no storage area. Solution: Xtra Care built a plan that accommodated the family`s needs. Besides the Paver work and the Landscaping, we worked on a drainage system up on the hill, creating some walls to support the structure. The patio and walkway added a [...]
Challenge: Mr. Tuchmann is in D.C, NE. His backyard is narrow and composed by details. Since the area is small, the needs were very specifics. Our goal was to build a practical space without maintenance to be used by the family and at the same time add color and beauty to it. Solution: Xtra Care worked on a plan that brought the family a very likable and beautiful environment. In the little play area, we installed artificial turf that now does not [...]