Today, we’re going to go over many hardscape features that you may want to consider if you desire to take your property to the next level. Plants go dormant in the winter, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy a beautiful outdoor living space. Outdoor fire pits and fireplaces extend the usage of your yard. Well-designed walkways and driveways can also give your home’s exterior definition, make it more dynamic, and make your property safer to navigate because snow and ice can make a lawn unlevel. Here are some popular picks for the best hardscape features.
Natural Stone Patios
Natural stone is durable. It doesn’t take much effort to maintain a stone patio. It makes so much sense that natural stone is the primary material in hundreds of ancient artifacts.
Driveways can be as functional as they are beautiful. They help add curb appeal to the home, but they also ensure that no one walks on sinking soil or depending on your property, parks on a dirt path.
Walkways, coupled with accent lighting, make your home much safer. During the winter, it gets darker earlier, making it hard to see. A well-lit property discourages wrongdoing. Plus, intricate walkway patterns ensure that your home goes from basic to beautiful. Safety? Check. Visual appeal? Check. Functionality? Check.
The Relevance of Retaining Walls
Retaining walls are another one of those hardscape features that can help define your property. It helps to level your soil if your home is on a slope. Plus, it’s the perfect way to combat landscape erosion and prevent pooling. Winter is synonymous with inclement weather, and it’s beneficial to have a way to protect your soil against potential heavy rainfall.
Outstanding Outdoor Fire Pits and Fireplaces
We saved the best for last. A fire pit or outdoor fireplace is ideal if you love the outdoors, even when there is a little bit of chill in the air. These hardscape features warm you up, make your yard stunning, and gives you even more of a reason to bond with your fam. Plus, these hardscape features will make your holidays more special and unique. Egg nog by the fire? We say “yes”! When you extend the use of your outdoor living space, you create more heart-warming memories.
Interested in Improving Your Outdoor Living Space? Consider Landscape and Hardscaping 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