Hardscaping Mistakes That You Can Avoid

Look at how this landscape and hardscape have perfect harmony and seamlessly flow together

Here we believe in harmony when it comes to your landscape and hardscape. Both need to be in proper balance so that you can have the home or business of your dreams. Because there are so many hardscaping options, it can be challenging to narrow down what will best suit your home or commercial property. However, there are a few hardscaping mistakes that all homeowners or business owners should avoid, and here they are. 

Lack of Harmony and Balance

Once again, your landscape and hardscape should have harmony. They should balance each other out and complement each other. The natural elements on your lawn or in your yard should seamlessly mesh with your hardscaping. It is possible for there to be too much of a good thing. Your garden or yard should have an equal amount of curvature and hard lines to promote harmony and balance. 

Using the Wrong Materials

When picking materials for any hardscaping project, you want to consider the overall aesthetics of the home or commercial property as well as how you’ll be using the materials. Durable materials intended for your specific climate and proper usage are best. For example, let’s consider walkway construction. When it comes to walkway construction, high-quality pavers only make sense. High-quality pavers don’t require a lot of maintenance, and they’re not tough on your feet. If pavers go through wear and tear, replacement is not only manageable but affordable. It costs less to replace a few pavers versus needing to replace an entire walkway. 

Neglecting the Drainage Process

Even if your home or commercial property, doesn’t utilize water features, proper drainage still matters. We highly advise that you incorporate adequate drainage into your hardscape design. Natural precipitation and plant watering should come into consideration. Also, when you hire a professional landscaping company such as us, we can set up your hardscape design so that water flows away from your home or commercial property. One way to do this is through the use of a retaining wall. Not only does a retaining wall help define your property, but it guides water to your plants or grass versus out on the street. 

Make Hiring Carroll Landscaping One of Your Goals in 2020

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.

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