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Hardscaping Materials That Significantly Increase Your Home’s Value

As a residential or commercial property owner, you’re always looking for ways to increase its value. One popular way to achieve this is with hardscaping. Installing non-living elements like pathways, retaining walls, and patios adds to your property’s charm and perceived value in the eyes of future buyers. It also adds to your enjoyment of the space. Here are the materials offering the best return on investment:

Natural Stone

Long a popular choice for hardscaping, this classic material holds natural timeless appeal. It comes in a wide array of textures and colors to coordinate beautifully with any architectural style.

Concrete Pavers

Another popular choice is concrete pavers for walkways, patios, and driveways. It is versatile, can be colored, textured, or stamped for an individual look, and is affordable. It’s also environmentally friendly as it allows rainwater to seep into the ground.


The warm tones of brick are still a homeowner’s favorite. Besides adding aesthetic appeal to walkways and patios, it lasts for decades. It must however be professionally installed to reap the property value benefits.


Decks and pergolas add value while providing functional outdoor spaces you’ll use every day. Sustainably sourced materials like redwood or cedar create a quality finish that is also durable.

Porcelain Tile

Tile is a great choice for a sleek, modern look with minimal maintenance. Choose colorful, frost-resistant tiles for your patio or outdoor kitchen.

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Transform your outdoor areas with beautiful hardscapes by Lawn and Landcare. From chic garden walkways to luxe patios, we’ll make your design vision come alive.

Contact our skilled team today for more information about our hardscape services and materials, or schedule an on-site design consultation. Call today and find out why we’re the only hardscape partner you’ll ever need to boost the value of your property.


It Is Time to Plan for Your Spring Flowers

Any commercial business that has a flower bed integrated into their space receives the benefits of the aesthetic beauty it can offer on a daily basis. While that may not necessarily translate into additional revenue, it certainly doesn’t detract from the atmosphere and leaves a positive impression for customers. Continue reading “It Is Time to Plan for Your Spring Flowers”

What Is a French Drain and How Does It Work?

You dread that first clap of thunder because you know in a few hours your basement will be a soggy mess.

Or maybe it isn’t your basement, but your front yard that’s a soggy situation. It’s frustrating and can turn into a potential nightmare for homeowners and businesses.

You have a few options, but one way to get rid of the drainage problem is installing a French Drain system. What is a French Drain? If you aren’t sure what that is or if it’s the right decision, let’s look at a few things you should consider.

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Pool Landscaping Ideas: The Best Landscape Ideas For Pool Areas

Now that your long-awaited pool is installed, it’s time to complete the vision of how this space will look. Whether green and lush, tropical or exotic, the landscaping around your pool is what will bring everything together. The following pool landscaping ideas can help complete the outdoor space you’ve been dreaming of.

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