Hardscapes are typically constructed with various construction materials such as natural rock, concrete, wood, iron, and man-made pavers. Hardscape services include, but are not limited to:
- Natural stonework fireplaces
- Outdoor kitchens
- Dry river beds
- Fire pits
- Retaining walls
Benefits of Hardscapes
Hardscaping can create or extend your entertainment space by adding patios for outdoor dining and relaxation, which means more comfort for all your guests and family members. Hardscaping also connects outdoor living areas to other destinations in the yard. Augmentation of fire pits, boulders and moving water adds a sense of peace and tranquility to the backyard garden.
Completing a hardscape project can increase your property value and will become a selling feature as it extends the living space to the outdoor area of your home. Buyers will be attracted to the enhanced options, especially when it comes to entertaining guests or just relaxing as a family while enjoying the fresh air. Curb appeal is another benefit of hardscaping, as it adds interest to both the landscape and the viewer’s perspective.
Erosion is a problem that many homeowners face in their landscape. Professionally designed hardscaping can solve the erosion issues on your property with solutions such as retaining walls, dry creeks, attractive natural stone catch basins and drains. These are just a few of the ways hardscaping can control erosion.
Hardscaping can be a very low maintenance option and most hardscaping elements on your property do not require the level of maintenance your lawn, shrubs, and other botanicals do. The use of natural stone or pavers to outline landscape beds can eliminate the need to edge lawns and planters with other less attractive and less permanent options. Additionally, hardscapes will be enjoyed by many generations to come.