As much as one should not judge a book by its cover, the cover can give you hints on what the book is all about and interest you to want to read. This is why, as a homeowner, you should pay as much attention to your outdoor areas and finish as much as you do your interiors.
Properly installed stonewalls, patios, and pavers are some of those features that give your home a stunning, elegant, and luxurious appeal.
Stones are nature-given, and stone masonry has been around for ages. Whether you require stonework installations for the fireplaces, walkways, stone walls, or patios, stone finishes give your home a natural, inviting look.
Stonework will offer you these benefits:
Stone is available in different colors, textures, and styles, which gives homeowners and designers a wide range of options and styles to work with. You could get the rough rocks honed and polished for that mirror effect on its surface. A honed finish is a matte, not reflective, which does not alter the natural aesthetic characteristics of the rocks.
Stonewall finishes give your home a timeless, natural look that gives it a curb appeal. Rough and unfinished stone pieces give your home a rustic look that blends with the natural surroundings.
Stone walls are fire resistant, creating a fire-resistant covering on your home, increasing its value. Stones have acoustical and thermal insulation properties.
4. Friendly to the environment
Stone finishes have a long lifespan, which reduces the need to keep harvesting new construction materials. Since stone walls do not require replacement, there will be less non-recyclable material polluting the environment.
Stone is highly resistant to wear from sun, rain, ice, wind effects, and insect damage. Properly installed stonework will act as a protective surface, giving more durability to your exteriors.
A patio is a paved outdoor space that can either be detached or attached to a house and built in the backyard. It can either be open to the sky or have an overhead roof attached or detached. It can be around the garden, pool, or other lawn areas. The choice of patio installation materials will depend on your budget, design type, location, size, and personal preferences
1. Low Maintenance
Patios are made of materials that can withstand outdoor weather without requiring high maintenance. Most will also require very minimal cleaning.
Patios with a roof allow you to enjoy the outdoors while protecting you from the adverse effects of the hot sun. The patio will not only keep you cool, but it will protect your outdoor furniture too.
3. Extended space for you
Patios provide an extended area for relaxation, dining, and entertainment. You can host your guests and parties and offer more room for your kids to play.
4. Value Addition
Patios significantly increase the value of your home and boost the curb appeal. This will be particularly beneficial should you wish to sell it.
3 most common materials are:
• Gravel • Concrete • Bricks
Pavers are external flooring materials that are used in the making of walkways, driveways, and pathways. Pavers come in different shapes, sizes, textures, and colors, giving you endless design options. The cost of installing a paver installation depends on the material option.
Pavers have several benefits that include:
Pavers are made of durable material that can withstand outdoor weather conditions and can serve you for up to 100 years.
2. Value addition
Pavers are appealing to the eye, and they also add value to your home.
3.Easy to maintain
Pavers come as individual units that are then joined with sand. This makes it easy to repair any damaged pavers, as they can be removed individually and replaced.
4. Moisture Retention
Pavers have few air pockets, hence a low moisture absorption rate and fewer chances of crumbling.
The top 2 materials for pavers are:
• Bricks • Concrete
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Since 1993, Bumgardners Landscape Management has been delivering consistent, reliable services for all sizes and types of properties. All of our landscapers are highly skilled and safety trained and dedicated to protecting your property at all times. Our commitment to deliver personalized service with the highest quality workmanship is what’s kept our customers happy for over two decades.