Elements Of Hardscaping
Hardscaping refers to the use of materials such as brick, stone, concrete, and metal to improve the aesthetics of a patio, garden, fence or walls. Hardscaping is part of landscaping. Softscaping and hardscaping go well together the only difference is the materials used for design in each of them. A hardscaping project will require a professional or can become a DIY project for you.
Hardscaping involves tile and concrete patios, stone walls and steps, wrought iron and wooden fences, gazebos and decks. Also included in hardscaping are gravel paths and fountains. Popular products made of stone that are perfect for the outdoors are flagstone, copings, treads, caps, ledger stone and pavers. They make for good aesthetics on wall caps, pool areas, steps, and column caps.
Hardscaping can reduce lawn maintenance. It helps to make an area livable. Hardscaping can help you create boundaries and create a private …