4 Hardscaping Ideas to Enhance Your Yard

A pergola provides airy shade for your patio. It allows light sun, but no harsh glares.

Covered Patio

A covered patio can instantly enhance your backyard, protect furniture when it rains, and provide an escape from summer heat and harsh UV rays.

Don’t know where to start? Patio cover kits — which include options such as aluminum pergolas along with louvered and insulated roofs — remove the guesswork.

Look for a DIY kit that matches durability with modern design appeal.

Outdoor Kitchen
Adding an outdoor kitchen expands your available living space and outdoor entertaining options.

Outdoor Kitchen

Optimal outdoor living is all about taking your backyard to the next level — four-season, outdoor living.

A built-in grill is a must-have, and then, a sink, counter space and fireplace can create an awesome outdoor kitchen.

Range Hood
Outdoor kitchens are ideal for entertaining guests — but battling heat, smoke and odors can hinder the experience. Better get a range hood!

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Hardscaping designs can accentuate your home and be the envy of the neighborhood. Both small and large properties can accommodate these elements.

By using your imagination, you can create some amazing, extra spaces that offer beauty, function and increased home value.


  1. My cousin Sabrina has been all over the place with excitement thinking of ways to use her new house’s yard as a design piece and this could be the perfect place to start for her. I’ll give Sabrina a call and show her your article.


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