Installed for their warmth as well as their ambiance, outdoor fire pits transform backyards into cozy outdoor living rooms where people can gather and relax even when there's a chill in the air. For the patio, fire pits often become a design anchor and tend to be where furniture and other elements of the outdoor living space are centered.
Flagstone is known to be an easy material to work with due to the flat, thin nature that comes from the splitting layers of sedimentary stone. The large, flat stones are used in a variety of landscaping projects ranging from patios, paths, walkways, seating areas, and walls. Flagstone pavers are available in several different colors, shapes, and thicknesses. Being a natural stone, the colors are characteristic of their original region. The color palette for flagstone varies from red, pink, orange, brown, blue, gold and even white. The stone ranges in thickness, although it is recommended for the stone to be at least 1” thick in areas that will endure heavy traffic or weight.
We construct outdoor kitchens, resulting in a outdoor living spaces that are not only beautiful, but livable. An outdoor kitchen can consist of a range for grilling, counter-space for food prep, a refrigerator, a sink, and an eating area creating a great space to entertain guest and extend your living space. However, the design and construction of an outdoor kitchen and BBQ grill can be an overwhelming task to do yourself. It’s important to select the best framing options, and materials that will withstand high temperatures and the erratic weather of the Central Coast.
Rather than upgrading to a larger home, many people are looking to expand their living space outdoors. As a result, patios are becoming larger, more luxurious, and more sheltered. Outdoor patios have become hubs of activity geared towards entertaining and relaxing. A well-designed patio will not only add additional living space to your home, but also increase its resale value.
Pavers are a popular choice for backyard patios, driveways and walkways. They provide a beautiful, custom paving solution that installs quickly and is ready for use as soon as the project is complete. Pavers allow for a lot of design creativity and can be used on small or large patios. Patio pavers are made of concrete, brick or stone. They come in a variety of shapes and colors. However, the real draw of pavers is that they can be laid in striking patterns.
A retaining wall is a specially designed structure that holds soil on one side and is free standing on the other. They help to accommodate changes in grade in a landscape with uneven topography. These walls often allow steeper cuts to a slope to yield more usable space on a cut-and-fill hillside lot.
Are you looking to design a new patio but not sure where to start? With stamped concrete patios, we can design a surface that looks just like any other material, including wood, slate, stone, and brick. We can also adjust the color and texture to meet your patio preferences. Stamped concrete is becoming a popular option for all kinds of surfaces, especially for patios.