Landscape East & West Wins “Best of Houzz” 2013

February 20, 2013

Best of Houzz 2013When web surfers are on the prowl for landscape maintenance service providers, they often head to, an exceptional online platform for home design and remodeling. Landscape East & West is thrilled to have won a Best of Houzz Remodeling award this year.

This honor is especially gratifying since it’s based on the preferences of Houzz’s 11 million monthly users. Here’s how the site works: Homeowners and renters sign up for an account, which includes a personal ideabook for remembering inspirational design concepts. Vendors like Landscape East & West upload photos of completed renovation projects – we’ve uploaded 196 photos depicting our landscape maintenance services to so far. The Best of Houzz design awards are given according to which images were most frequently selected for Houzzers’ ideabooks. Our pictures were among the most commonly added to ideabooks for Portland remodeling.

Given the size of Houzz’s user base, the Best of Houzz awards can be seen as a barometer of home remodeling trends. Here are a few design and remodeling trends that popped up again and again among Best of Houzz pictures:

  • Outdoor fire pits and fireplaces are hot. Many homeowners dream of adding these outdoor heating options to their own yards.
  • For patio areas, stone pavers are more popular than ever before.
  • In outdoor living trends, many homeowners aim to augment outdoor space for entertaining.