We’ve all driven past those houses that make you slow down for a better look. With beautiful driveways and elegant stonework, it’s common to wish your own home had some of these amazing aesthetic features. An easy way to boost your home’s curb appeal is to use decorative stone in your landscaping. Here, we’ll give you a few suggestions on the best ways to use stone that we think you’ll love to see on your own property.
1.) Patios, Paths, and Driveways
A great way to enhance any ordinary patio work, stone pavers can create attractive looking pathways on your property. Great for their durability, stone pavers are also easy to clean and blend in with the natural surroundings very well.
2.) Fire & Water Features
Stone is a great choice for fireplaces and firepits as it can withstand a lot of heat, is easy to clean, and is extremely durable against the elements. As beautiful as it is durable, a stone fire feature can help your yard look more professional and elegant.
Stone is also a great option for water features, such as waterfalls, ponds, and pools. Use stone to create a border around your swimming pool that accentuates the natural surroundings, or create an entirely unique waterfall or fountain. The choices are nearly endless.
You can create a seriously amazing, not to mention personalized, garden with decorative stone and a little bit of work. You can add a stone pathway between rows of plants to help keep your shoes clean, or create raised beds from stone that keep areas of your garden above the ground. Stone can also be used as edging to separate between different sections of your garden.
If you’re interested in learning more about the many ways you can use stone to spruce up your landscaping, contact our Hoffman Estates concrete office. We can work with you to create a visually stunning plan that takes your space to the next level.