The walkway didn't match the style of the house.
The silver color travertine lightens up the walkway as well as complements the stone walls.
The pink inset border adds detail and interest. Don't you love the character in the stone?
The border did not follow through to the steps in order to create a visual break between the walk and the step tread for saftey.
Tavertine pavers were laid on top of the existing walkways.
The client was not happy with the way the exposed aggregate concrete looked dull and tired. The concrete made the stamped concrete look dull and dirty.
The curved steps were able to be venered no problem!
The old walkway was constructed of fieldstone.
The new walk is constructed of quartzite with limestone coping.
The octagonal patio mimics the shape of the turret.
The client wanted a patio and walk for their back yard.
Ottawa Creek pavers were installed with a circle pack design.
Smaller circle packs continue the pattern from the patio through the walk.
The new addition left the home owner with quite the first step!
The quartzite stairs and patio blend well with the color of the home. The seat wall provides additional seating using minimal space.
The original patio is not level and constructed of concrete.
A new paver patio extends the usable space. A curved boxwood hedge softens the lines of the house.
The client wanted to create patio space for entertaining.
Quartzite was chosen for the surface material.
The flagstone patio was too small. The limestone caps and steps needed to be cleaned.
The quartzite patio now connects to the rest of the patio. The patio is bordered by limestone coping. The limestone caps and steps have been cleaned.
You can see from this view that the old patio was very small.
The quartzite creates a beautiful formal terrace.
The steppers leading to the tennis courts needed a face lift.
The theme continues with quartzite and limestone coping.
The client wanted to replace this old concrete walkway.
Fieldstone steppers were chosen for the new walkway.
The stairs going down this steep slope were narrow and treacherous.
The new fieldstone steps lead from the new patio to the street below. The steps are wide and the treads are not too steep.
The retaining wall was constructed to contain the patio.
The old wood retaining wall was small and inadequate.
Large fieldstone steppers lead to and from the patio.
The new patio.
The old steps are barely visible in this photo.
The new, very large fieldstone steps were hauled up the hill from the street below. Each of these stone had to be cut to size before installation.
This picture shows the sheer difficulty of the project. The slope is very steep and high. The young man on the left is 6'4"!
The project foreman, Tom, stands in front of the nearly 5' tall retaining wall.
Finally the old concrete retaining wall will be replaced.
The original patio was gravel.
The new patio is Hampton Blend tumbled pavers.
Corners are miter cut to fit.
The patio has a camel bluff border followed by a Hampton Blend soldier coarse.
This is a new Hampton Blend tumbled paver walkway. The Hampton Blend pavers have several color variations.
The Hampton Blend tumbled pavers are bordered with camel buff pavers.
Stones are cut to fit the corners exactly.
This driveway was crumbling and treacherous.
The new paver drive complements the stonework. A retaining wall prevents cars from slipping off the edge in challenging weather conditions.
The stone walls set off the stone face of the home.