The best hardscaping accents not only look great, but they can take your outdoor space to a new level. Providing both aesthetic and practical value, hardscape accents can be as simple as a firepit or as complex as an elaborate outdoor kitchen and dining area for outdoor entertaining. Choosing hardscape accents based on your unique lifestyle will help you select the best ones to maximize the use of your landscape.
Firepits and fireplaces
Whether you enjoy entertaining or prefer quiet evenings at home, a fireplace or firepit is a perfect hardscape accent to increase the enjoyment factor of your outdoor space. Have a small firepit installed in the center of a patio to provide ambiance and create a cozy sitting area. If you love to entertain, you may want to build a wall around your patio and incorporate a full-size fireplace into the wall design to create a beautiful area for entertaining.
Create a courtyard
If you want something different and unexpected in your landscape design, adding a courtyard will not disappoint. Easy to add anywhere in your backyard, a courtyard is perfect for designating a space away from the house to be used as a sitting area or lounge area to soak up the sun. A courtyard can be constructed with simple patio pavers and is an inexpensive way to add interest to your landscape.
Add an outdoor tearoom
If you are looking to add something unique to your outdoor space, an outdoor tearoom will not disappoint. Cedar or other natural wood can be used to create the foundation and structure of your tearoom with a metal roof added to keep your tearoom protected from the elements. Add traditional Eastern-style furniture and you have the perfect spot for the ultimate relaxation experience.
Increase your entertaining potential with an outdoor kitchen. Outdoor kitchens can be as simple or elaborate as you like and are one hardscape accent that is sure to get used. An outdoor pizza oven is a fun feature that is great for family nights at home or hosting a pizza party for friends.
The best hardscape accents for your landscape design are the ones you will use the most. Whether you prefer quiet evenings relaxing in your outdoor space or enjoy inviting friends over for a dinner party, there is a hardscape design that can help you enjoy the things most important to you. Hardscape accents will also increase the curb appeal of your home and may make your home more marketable should you decide to move in the future.
For more information, contact a local company like Precision Hardscapes & Excavating LLC.