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Hardscaping -- the use of materials such as stone, wood, brick, and tile in landscape design -- has become enormously popular in recent years. Low maintenance, durable, and attractive, hardscaping brings a totally unique, personalized look to any outdoor space, and increases curb appeal and property value. This gorgeous, full-color reference, written by the host of HGTV's Garden Architecture, explains how to blend function and materials to create a beautiful, long-lasting outdoor living space. Projects range from simple to complex, and the author covers every issue from budgeting to planning and installation. Covers porches, patios, retaining walls, walkways, steps, poolscapes, driveways, and more Practical advice on choosing and working with contractors and designers Beautifully illustrated with 200 full-color photos How to establish and stick to a budget Details the properties of popular materials such as wood, concrete, asphalt, pre-cast and natural stoneEdward J. Casino Lighting Design 1620 School Street, Suite 102 Morago, CA 64556 T: 925.376.9497 www.ejc.com Full-service lighting ... Versa-Lok Retaining Wall Systems 6346 Highway 36, Suite 1 Oakdale, MN 55128 T: 800.770.4525 www.versa-lok.com ... RR1 Schormberg, ON, LOG 1TO Canada T: 905.839.8491 www.allstonequarry.com Creates custom limestone and granite accents for the home.

Author:Haig Seferian, Claire Whitcomb
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2004


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