See What Hardscapes People In Maryland And Virginia Are Using To Improve Their Homes
The popular types of hardscapes include patios, decks, stairs, gazebos, pergolas, walls, fences, driveways, walkways, and arbors.
Find pictures of some of these below-
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“What kind of hardscaping should we do for the backyard?” Emma wonders aloud.
Shane frowns as he starts thinking. “I’m not sure what all the types of hardscapes there are. We should probably look into that before we decide. I’m definitely wanting a patio or deck to hang out on.”
Emma smiles excitedly. “Those both sound wonderful! Ok, let’s look this up on Google and see what we can find. Then our yard can look like our neighbors’ after their hardscape projects.”
She turns to find Shane typing away on Google Search. She walks over so she can look too.
Here’s what they find:
10 Types Of Hardscapes
- Walls (retaining and other)
Update the look of your driveway! It’s a great way to boost your curb appeal and make your driveway nice.
You can make it easier and safer to get around your yard. Walkways come in several designs, styles, and materials.
Fences are a great type of hardscape for adding some privacy to your home. It can also lessen road noise.
You can use walls for privacy or to create more space! Retaining walls can open up your yard, leaving you with room to do more projects (or something for the kids or pets to run around in).
Patios are one of the most popular types of hardscapes. You can use them for anything from personal time to hosting parties.
Decks are another of the more popular hardscapes. You can use them for the same things as patios. Upper-level decks can give you a view, too.
There are several designs and styles for stone stairs. They make it easier to get around your home. No more worrying about wet grass, mud, or anything like that! You can see some stone stair projects clients had us do for their home.
Pergola’s are a great addition to other hardscapes. You can see some pergola projects clients have had us do for their homes.
This type of hardscape is like a pergola but with a roof. They’re great little areas for relaxing and de-stressing.
There’s hardly a better addition to your garden or pathway than an arbor. You can have plants climbing up them for a more natural look, too.
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“These look great! I feel really good about getting some hardscaping done,” says Emma. Shane nods. “Let’s see what else they have on here about hardscapes before we make any decisions.”