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...

Benefits of a BBQ island

We all enjoy a nice BBQ meal with friends and family on a restful summer day. The grill being used, the counter space and storage all add to the ambiance of the experience. Music and electricity close by truly make it an entertaining experience with friends and family. A BBQ...

Shade structure construction

Albuquerque shade structures are called by many different names including Pergola, Ramada, Arbor, Porch, Patio cover, Atrium, Portale and Aluminum shade structure. Regardless of what we call them they all serve the same function but are constructed very differently. There are two distinct categories to describe shade structures in...

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...

Landscape Maintenance

During the past twenty three years, NARROW LEAF, Inc. has specialized in commercial landscape maintenance. We have professionally maintained apartment complexes, commercial offices, retail outlets, homeowners’ associations as well as large and small residential properties. We use the most modern equipment available, provide current landscape practices and employ a...