Having beautiful green landscape will make the exterior of your home beautiful. But adding a hardscape design will add value to your home and increase your home’s curb appeal. If you have been thinking of ways to make your home’s exterior shine, hardscape is the perfect solution. But hardscaping is a big world and there are plenty of things to choose from.

To help you choose your next hardscaping project, we have made a list of some of our favorite ones:

Firepit: You cannot go wrong with a fire pit. You will add entertainment value to your backyard as well as a “warming” station in the winter. In the summers, you can sit around it, tell stories, and roast marshmallows. firepit

Outdoor Kitchen: Cook your favorite meals under the stars. This will be the perfect spot for barbecues and family events. You will officially be able to say that you have 2 kitchens!

Bar: The ultimate entertainment spot! You will be able to host outdoor parties with no issues. Everything will be already outside and you won’t have to go inside.

Ponds/Waterfalls: Combine your landscape with this hardscape design to beautify your home. You can have a pond or a waterfall on the either the front or backside of your home. You can create a little ecosystem with fishes and frogs in the pond. pond

Patio: Maybe you don’t need a bar or an extra kitchen. A place to relax outside is just as good! You can enjoy the breeze and read a book on your patio and use it as your own personal oasis. You also get to decorate this space to your liking.

Sacra Custom Homes offers these and many more! We would love to build something beautiful on your property. We serve Fredericksburg and the counties surrounding Lake Anna: Stafford, Spotsylvania, Orange, Louisa, King George, Culpeper, Caroline and Mineral. Ready for you next hardscape project? Give us a call at 540-582-2397.

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