Albuquerque Shade Structures

Well it’s spring in Albuquerque and hot summer days are just around the corner. If you’re like me, summer sounds like a welcome change of pace and weather. But it’s also our peak season for building shade structures that provide refuge from Albuquerque’s intense heat. We are ramping up...

Caring for Your Custom Wood Gate:

Since wood is a porous material it can absorb and release moisture with changing humidity and storms. As wood absorbs this water, it expands as the cells fill with water molecules. Upon release of the water, the cells shrink back to their normal size. This process causes “wood movement”...

Albuquerque Curved Wood Handrails

Around here we like the look and feel of rustic outdoor building products like big timbers, cedar decking, log handrails, vigas and carvings, well, you get the idea. To add an extra flair to this style we also build unique steam bent wood handrails out of either square stock...

How We Build Gates: Part 2

The tops of our custom wood gates in Albuquerque can have flat tops or profiles such as an arch. There are several variations on this design as well as the radius of the arch. We build them to fit your opening and existing archway. The design possibilities are endless and...

How We Build Gates: Part 1

Narrow Leaf Inc, builds Albuquerque custom wood gates with the finest materials and accurate, proper fitting joints. Though there are several different types of wood gate construction methods, the best include the all important joinery. We use joinery on all our gates, even our mid level priced gates so...

How We Build Gates: Part 1

Narrow Leaf Inc, builds Albuquerque custom wood gates with the finest materials and accurate, proper fitting joints. Though there are several different types of wood gate construction methods, the best include the all important joinery. We use joinery on all our gates, even our mid level priced gates so...

How do borers affect trees?

The subject of insect infestation on trees is enormous and cannot be adequately covered in a few paragraphs. It is my intent to highlight the main points and suggest ways to minimize their damage. Bores are the larvae life stage of either beetles or moths. The parent insect lays eggs...

Q: How do I obtain a City Water Rebate?

A: The City Water Rebate Plan is very beneficial to the homeowner who wants to xeriscape existing turf grass areas. The city offers a credit to your water bill if the proper requirements are met. The following city web sites explain, in detail, what the procedure is to obtain...