When you hear the word "hardscape," what comes to mind? Most people think of grand properties with large, sprawling staircases, retaining walls, and pool areas. But really, this is extensive and expensive hardscaping. If you have a smaller budget, here are a few hardscaping elements that are more realistic to incorporate. Stone Staircases If you have a small hill in your yard, one option is to have a stone staircase built into that hill.
Before construction can begin on any type of building, there is one very important function that must be performed in order to evaluate the strength of the soil. That function is called soil stabilization. When carried out, the results of pre-construction soil stabilization verifies that soil stabilization has been established at the proposed site. This testing of soil guarantees that construction on the landscape pad will accommodate the safe construction of a reliable building foundation and the building itself as the building process evolves.
All it may take is a quick inspection of your property to determine that privacy is lacking. If you plan on living in the house for the foreseeable future with your family, you should think about investing in any additions and changes that will provide enough privacy to satisfy your needs. Hiring a landscaping company is an excellent idea because you can look forward to multiple options for getting reliable privacy throughout the property.
If you are the Home Owner Association manager, maybe one of your responsibilities is to make sure that the grounds around your neighborhood community center are always taken care of. The Initial Meeting - When you meet with the agent from a company that offers commercial landscape maintenance services, determine the exact look you want for the frontage of the HOA office and the frontage of the community center. Of course, you'll also want to determine what the exact cost of the service will be.
Drainage on your property starts with a solidly-built roof and rain gutter drainage system to collect and deliver the rainwater to a lower point on your property. However, if your property's drainage does not include the right type of system in place to handle the roof runoff, your home, and its surrounding soil will suffer from moisture problems, extreme saturation, and erosion. Here are some tips to update and improve the landscaping and its drainage around and within your property.