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Add to Your Home and Property with a Stylish Stone Walkway

Stone Walkway

Your outdoor living space not only plays a significant role in your everyday life, but is also a true reflection of your personality. Your unique space can be a quiet retreat, a place of relaxation, the ideal spot to entertain guests, or even a simple escape from the fast-paced world we all live in. With that said, a beautifully designed stone walkway can add to both the functionality of your outdoor space as well as its aesthetic appeal.

Whether you need a perfectly designed pathway to your patio area, your backdoor, a shed or even to that perfect peaceful garden of yours, our team has got you covered. The team of skilled professionals here at Harpeth Valley Hardscapes is on hand to provide you with the best insider and design tips for creating and designing a most durable and stylish stone walkway for your outdoor living space. Our team is on hand to answer any questions you may have, discuss any concerns and to focus on your design ideas.

Choosing the Perfect Walkway Design for Your Outdoor Space

The overall design, shape and length of your walkway will determine how often it is used. From straight lines and right angles to unique customized designs, our team stands ready to help you create a formal walkway design that meets with your every need. A formal design of carefully chosen stone presents with the perfect stylish pathway to any specific point of interest. Whether a gazebo, garden, pool area, or patio a beautifully designed formal stone walkway will provide an easy access to all your favorite backyard points.

You may also be interested in a more informal walkway design that is made up of different types of stones and unique patterns that pave the way to sweeping swirls and curves. This type of design creates a much more casual look and feel to your backyard. Irregular patterns that are curved in design make for a more natural flowing look and can add the perfect bit of style to your backyard space.

Choosing the Perfect Stone

One of the most popular choices of stone for the creation and design of backyard walkways is that of slate or sandstone. Many homeowners choose limestone as well. The choice of which stone to use is dependent upon your personal taste and style. Our team of skilled designers is on hand to help with all your important decision making and stands ready to help you choose the ideal stone for you. Slate is available in a variety of colors and various textures. It not only offers a rigid formal look but is extremely durable and very aesthetically appealing. It is typically a good choice for a high trafficked area since its natural composition and texture can easily camouflage any type of wear, tear or damage.

Limestone, with its very earthy appearance, comes in all types of pastels as well as natural colors including taupe, tan, brown and gray. These colors blend beautifully and the limestone itself, can be the ideal option for pool areas that are wet and moist.

Finally, sandstone comes in a vast array of colors including, but not limited to, beige, blue, taupe, tan, red, ivory, and grey. It is comprised of a rough texture with very loose grains that result in a porous presence which allows all types of liquids to easily flow through. Sandstone is not slippery at all when it becomes wet and is very easy to maintain. Also, despite weather conditions it does not change in hardness of density.

Sum It Up

There are a variety of options to choose from when creating and designing the perfect stone walkway for your backyard. Whether you prefer a formal or informal design, it is important to make certain that the material you choose for your design complements the existing d├ęcor and layout of your outdoor space. The design experts here at Harpeth Valley Hardscapes are steadfast in their commitment to meet the individual needs of all our clients and stand ready to serve you. For more information on our top-rated materials, designs and services or to schedule a free consultation, reach out to one of our team today. We look forward to helping you enhance the look, feel and value of your backyard, so be sure to contact one of our team today!

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