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Why Hardscape Upgrades Are A Great Investment

If you’re pondering ways to fix up the backyard, incorporating hardscape elements like a new or upgraded patio can be the perfect way to increase functionality, boost home value, and upgrade the look of your backyard. Hardscapes can also include retaining walls, outdoor kitchens, walkways, seating areas, fences, or similar features that are composed of materials such as wood, stone, brick, concrete, etc. Here are some of the best reasons to do a hardscape project at your property.

Create an Outdoor Living Space

While a patio is nice, a patio with a built-in seating area, fire pit, benches, grilling/kitchen area, or even a hot tub creates a much more robust gathering and entertaining environment for you and your family to enjoy.

Low Maintenance

Hardscape elements such as patios, retaining walls, walkways, and seating areas require very little maintenance relative to your lawn and garden. This helps to minimize the amount of time and money necessary to maintain your outdoor environment.


The use of permeable hardscape elements (interlocking pavers, crushed stone, brick, flagstone) is considered to be environmentally friendly, as these materials allow rainwater and other precipitation to penetrate the ground directly. This eliminates pooling, nourishes plants, and replenishes the groundwater supply.

Added Value

Finally, a professionally installed patio or other custom hardscape element is a long-lasting upgrade that contributes to increasing the value of your home.

Now is the time to talk to the team at Nurney Landscape about patio or hardscape options. Our sales professional can guide you through the design ideas that can best bring your backyard to life!


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