FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We have discontinued our weekly mowing, edging, weed eating and flower bed clean out services so that we can focus on our core strengths. We specialize in delivering jaw dropping landscaping, and outdoor kitchens, patios, and decks. We also provide drainage and irrigation/sprinkler system solutions.
Yes! Call us at 214-701-4740 today to set up an appointment for a free estimate.
The cost of landscaping services varies widely based on the scope of the project. It can range from a few hundred dollars for basic maintenance to thousands for complex designs. Call us at 214-701-4740 to set up an appointment for a free estimate.
It’s advisable to have a landscape design, especially for larger projects. A design helps visualize the final result and ensures that your goals are met. We can help you with your design, just give us a call at 214-701-4740.
Hardscaping involves the construction of non-living elements like patios, decks, pathways, and walls. Landscaping includes living elements like plants, trees, and lawn care.
We offer eco-friendly options, such as using native plants, sustainable materials, and efficient irrigation systems to minimize environmental impact.
Yes! Xeriscaping is a water-efficient landscaping method that uses heat tolerant and drought-resistant plants and minimizes water usage. Great idea for Texas landscaping.
Yes, we install landscape lighting to enhance the beauty and security of your outdoor space.
Depending on your location and the scope of the project, you may need permits for certain landscaping projects, particularly if they involve major hardscaping or significant changes to your property. We will take care of obtaining the proper permits for your landscaping projects.
Warranty terms can vary, but landscaping work typically comes with a one-year warranty.
Popular choices include granite, stainless steel, concrete, and tile. These materials are durable and resistant to outdoor elements.
Yes, outdoor-rated appliances are necessary to withstand exposure to weather conditions. Look for grills, refrigerators, and cabinets designed for outdoor use.
It’s not necessary, but having a sink is convenient for food preparation and cleaning.
Choose slip-resistant and weather-resistant materials such as tile, stone, or concrete for the flooring of your outdoor kitchen.
In most cases, a permit is needed for outdoor kitchen construction, especially if it involves gas lines or electrical work. If you choose Southern Style Landscaping as your contractor, we will take care of obtaining the proper permits.
Invest in high-quality covers for appliances and consider building a pergola or roof structure to provide additional protection from the elements.
Use weather-resistant lighting fixtures such as LED lights. Ensure adequate task lighting for cooking areas and ambient lighting for the overall space.
Ensure proper ventilation for gas appliances, use outdoor-rated electrical outlets, and follow safety guidelines for grilling. Install a fire extinguisher nearby for emergencies.
Sprinkler systems are often priced by the size of your yard and the number of zones needed. Larger lawns usually require more materials and labor costs than small lawns, leading to higher project costs. It is a worthwhile investment as sprinkler systems provide efficient and consistent watering, promoting healthy and lush lawns. They also save time compared to manual watering.
Common types include stationary, oscillating, drip irrigation, and in-ground systems. We can help you decide which one best suit your lawn size, shape, and watering needs.
Yes, smart sprinkler systems allow remote control via smartphone apps. They often use weather data to adjust watering schedules, optimizing water usage.
To prevent freezing and damage, drain the system and shut off the water supply before winter. This may involve blowing out remaining water using compressed air.
Regularly check for clogs, leaks, or broken components. Adjust sprinkler heads for proper coverage and replace any damaged parts promptly. If your system needs repair, just give us a call at 214-701-4740.
Yes, drip irrigation systems are commonly used for garden beds. They provide targeted and efficient watering to the base of plants while minimizing water wastage.
Great choice! There are many options. You can choose from natural stones like limestone, granite, or sandstone. There are also concrete or manufactured stones designed for landscaping that are popular for their uniformity.
Yes, stone borders come in various styles, including stacked stones, natural irregular stones, and decorative pre-cast concrete stones. There are many options to choose from, let us help you decide which style works best for you.
Yes, using a mix of sizes and shapes can create an interesting and natural look. Typically, larger stones are placed at the base and gaps are filled with smaller stones.
We pour a concrete footer with rebar for strength and support and add weep holes to ensure proper drainage. The stones are then stacked on top of the footer using mortar to secure them in place. Mortar provides a more permanent and stable border.
Yes, stone borders are suitable for both ground-level and raised flower beds.
Yes, we lay stone pathways that can complement other landscaping features such as stone borders or retaining walls.
Consider the color scheme of your garden and surrounding elements. Neutral tones like gray or beige are versatile and can complement a variety of plant colors.
Delivering Beautiful Outdoor Spaces Since 2010
Southern Style Landscaping is locally owned and operated in Forney, TX and has been providing high-quality landscape services since 2010.
We specialize in delivering jaw dropping landscaping installations and friendly customer service.
Ready to upgrade your outdoor space or start from scratch? We can help! Give us a call today to get started!