Ready to Add a Unique Hardscape to Your Yard?
If you take a good look around your neighborhood, most likely you will see one thing: similarity. For the most part, the houses probably look pretty much the same, as does the landscaping. Even if everything looks nice and neat, there is just not anything that really stands out. You probably encounter something pretty identical whenever you visit your friends or relatives. There may be nothing wrong with their yards, but they are just a little plain and boring. If this describes your own property and you want to do something about it, you should think about adding a hardscape.
What is a Hardscape?
While a landscape consists of living objects like trees, bushes, and grass, a hardscape is made up of non-living elements. These could include items made of stone or wood, such as walls, patios, or fences or practical elements, such as outdoor kitchens and fire pits.
Why Have a Hardscape Put In?
There are many reasons to consider installing a hardscape in your yard, including:
If you want your home to stand out on your street, a hardscape is a great choice. And you do not just have to stop at a fence or patio. There are many options to pick from and you can get as creative as you want. In addition, a hardscape gives you the opportunity to take the style of your home and extend it into your yard.
Are you planning on selling your home in the future? A hardscape can improve both its appearance and value. Even something on the smaller side, such as a new stone walkway, can do wonders.
If your home is on uneven ground, a retaining wall may be a necessity. But just because it is practical does not mean it has to be dull or unattractive. Retaining walls can be made from a variety of materials and, depending on your yard, could be constructed in different shapes and sizes.
Does your home have a pool or are you thinking about putting one in? This is a great area to put additional hardscape elements, such as a fountain or waterfall.
Do you enjoy spending time outdoors? With the weather becoming colder, soon you may be forced inside. However, a hardscape could be a great solution. When you add a fire pit or fireplace to your yard, it will not really matter how chilly it gets; you will always be able to stay warm. And if you really love being outside, you can even have an outdoor kitchen put in!
You have your own distinct personality, so why should your home be any different? When you are ready to add an amazing hardscape to your yard, just get in touch with Landscape Solutions & Design. We will send some of our pros out to your home, listen to your ideas, and talk to you about your options. Then we will create something specifically to match your home and unique style.