Here at Carroll Landscaping, we’re an expert hardscaping company that wants to help you hone in on hardscape design. If you’re thinking about hardscaping your property, then you’re making an excellent decision. Hardscape design is aesthetically pleasing, adding curb appeal to your property. But it also has functional purposes as well, making it a sound investment. There are many ways to incorporate hardscape features into your property, and each homeowner or business owner is unique. Hardscaping is never a one-size-fits-all process, but there are some general tips to consider, and we’re here to share them.
Understand the Space That You’re Working With
One rule that will always apply when it comes to hardscape design is to assess the space you have. Your goal might be to add some beautiful water features to your yard, but unfortunately, you may not have the space to do so. You never want to crowd your property. In the case of a patio, underground utilities and sloping areas may hinder the construction of your perfect patio.
Decide Just How Functional You Want Your Hardscape to Be
Hardscapes can be both beautiful and functional. Retaining walls, for example, add dimension to a property, are beautiful to look at, but the core purpose of a retaining wall is to prevent landscape erosion. In the case of pavers surrounding a swimming pool, functionality matters more. You want the material durable enough to handle water exposure. In the case of walkways and pathways, functionality slightly trumps aesthetics. Of course, your walkway or pathway should be charming, but the material and texture matter because there’s a lot of foot traffic. You don’t want any trips, slips, or falls.
Hire a Professional Hardscaping Company
Hardscape design takes an expert to implement it, especially if you want an elaborate hardscape feature added to your landscape. Imagine all the research you’d have to do and the money you’d have to spend. Also, imagine making a mistake and then shelling out more money to fix it. When you hire an expert hardscaping architect, we understand how landscapes and hardscapes should work as a system. We have the full picture in mind. We’ll be able to assess if your vision is realistic for your specific property. If not, we’ll be able to suggest alternatives so that you can have the hardscape of your dreams.
Hardscape Design Services from Carroll Landscaping
Carroll Landscaping has over 30 years of experience with landscape construction, porch construction, deck building, and hardscape installation. Our award-winning landscape designers are passionate about providing customers with top-notch service and landscape design. Our landscape designers have a creative design outlook and work as a team with our installation crews to make your vision a reality. We are committed to providing every customer with the highest quality workmanship, professional and knowledgeable service, and creativity in design in order to surpass our clients’ expectations in every aspect of the project.
We serve residents throughout the beautiful state of Maryland including Baltimore, Columbia, Ellicott City, Eldersburg, Clarksville, Sykesville, Manchester, Westminster, and Woodstock. For more information and to schedule a consultation with one of our expert designers, contact us online or give us a call at 410-922-2416.