Many people enjoy winter for its innate ability to keep us inside, hibernating like bears in our dens. While others work hard all autumn to ensure that their hard work is secure and safe covered under cold blankets of snow. Begging the question: which is right?
If you have a dog, or dogs, you know they tend to find a favorite path in your yard. They also find a favorite place to take care of their daily needs. All of that can cause problems in a yard, but it doesn’t have to. There is a trick to having a great looking yard and having happy dogs!
Hanover Pavers are a beautiful hardscape choice for any type of yard. There are many different styles and colors to select from to help complete any landscape dream. Visit their website to see all the different products that they have to offer. When installing Hanover Pavers, a perfect companion is polymeric sand.
Thin stone veneer can be seen as part of the Roman Coliseum, the Segovia aqueduct in Spain, and many buildings in the Roman Empire. That stone veneer has changed much and has become a common feature of many landscapes. Additionally, it has become thinner, thus the name “thin stone veneer.” If you have been in New England, many of the homes use thin stone veneer.
You may not have given it much thought, but as a sand and gravel supplier for much of the Washington area, we have spent a great deal of time considering how important sand and gravel are to many of the industries in the United States.
As a paver supplier for the Washington area for seventy years, we have been asked many times what the best paver is for the job. A question that has a lot of answers. But for a natural looking hardscape that is versatile and attractive, we recommend flagstone.
Landscape boulders come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, and they are as versatile as any landscaping characteristic you can add to your yard. So while a property can look good with a well-manicured lawn, beautiful accent flowers, and colorful hedges and shrubs, using large boulders and rocks will add a natural feel to your landscape, and blend in surprisingly well with your existing design.
Imagine owning a home of timeless beauty, a place with a feeling of grandeur that commands respect at first glance. Adding a natural stone house front is a relatively inexpensive way to create the impression of wealth and luxury.
An outdoor fireplace is a great asset to any home — on summer evenings or cool winter afternoons, hanging around the fire pit is a fun activity for families and friends. If you have been thinking about adding an outdoor fireplace to your patio, now is the time to make that dream a reality!
During the dog days of summer, it’s easy to see why many architects and homeowners are beginning to favor a buff or tan version of flagstone over the traditional blue/gray color. The reason is HEAT.