The wife of G. Christianson's founder Greg Christianson, wanted a space at her home that enhanced the beauty of her land and provided a functional area for entertaining guests. We replaced her back deck for safety, added an accessible concrete patio to her front yard that provided access to her landscape and garden, and added fencing to discourage the deer. With guidance by Kristine Jensen at Radiance By Design, we integrated landscape lighting design into the concrete work and landscape to highlight the same beauty at night.
Concrete Bench Walls
These arched concrete bench walls create a level backyard entertaining space under the shelter of the mature Beech tree. The bench doubles as a retaining wall and creates the feeling of different outdoor spaces through varying levels, and highlights great focal points with seating to entertain guests.
The screened porch is perfect for enjoying all seasons of the Pacific Northwest weather year-round. The large glass windows enhance the viewing of the beautiful yard and bird watching while providing protection from unwanted insects and long exposure to UV rays. Summertime screens (and large overhangs) keep the temperature comfortable.
TimberTech features high-performance PVC capped technology which delivers powerful resistance to moisture damage, mold, rot, and swelling. Its slip resistant surface is safe and the material protects against UV discoloration and damage. Furthermore, the deck will last decades and requires hardly any maintenance.
Detailed Concrete Surfaces
Our concrete finishers produce amazing quality concrete work. No job is too big or small. Check out the hand burnished bench surface, intricate detailed work and sand-finish patio, displayed in the slideshow!
Lovinger Robertson Landscape Architects
We would like to thank Jackie Robertson of Lovinger Robertson Landscape Architects. She provided the inspiration and passion to get this project from a dream, to a design our family embraced, and then to the detailed drawings our team could build.
Full Deck and Porch Remodel - Demolition of the existing deck - Front/back yard excavation - Crushed rock path and driveway - Concrete work for benches and steps - Porch framing - Decorative, hot dipped galvanized hardware
What our Clients are Saying
“G. Christianson Construction did a wonderful job of remodeling our kitchen and family room in 2011. The Christianson workers and all of the subcontractors did excellent work and were a pleasure to work with. This summer they are adding a new ground floor bedroom suite...”
Paul and Doris deLespinasse, CorvallisSee the Master Suite Addition project
“Overall, we appreciated the high quality of work performed by the Big G team, from the boss right across all hands. * Scheduling and work: was prompt and as agreed upon. * Cooperation and attitude was top notch and a pleasure to experience. * As promised, staff left the worksite neat and clean. A shining example compared with other experiences we've had. * No unexpected surprises. * On a scale of 0-5, a solid "5." In the event, glad to provide references.”
Alan & Nickie Deutsch, Corvallis
“G Christianson Construction were responsive, timely, and effective throughout the process. Our project was more challenging than most as it was the construction of a footbridge across Dixon Creek. I highly recommend Jon and his team to you!”
Katie Gonzalez, Witham Village Apartments ManagementSee the Witham Village Footbridge project