Hardscaping Tips

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Hardscape adds curb appeal and purpose. Whether you are incorporating hardscape into your existing landscape or upgrading your outdoor living space, the Design & Build Blog features tips to make your project successful.

Hardscape tips using our premium building materials.
Luxurious Tuscany Beige travertine patio surrounding a long swimming pool, perfect for outdoor relaxation and entertainment, highlighting durable and stylish travertine pavers from Peninsula Building Materials.

Create Your Own Outdoor Oasis With Beautiful Travertine Pavers!

1. Let's Get Started on Your Outdoor Oasis! Are you dreaming of transforming your outdoor space into a luxurious oasis ...
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Elegant back patio featuring a pool with bluestone coping providing a slip-resistant, clean edge that defines the pool perimeter, surrounded by natural stone decking materials, enhancing both safety and design aesthetics.

Transform Your Poolside: Innovative Coping Ideas for Your Next Renovation

You're planning your pool deck renovation and installation. You’ve already selected the hardscape material and you think you’re done. But ...
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3 Material Choices for Driveway Pavers 

Do you have oil stains or a worn-out, cracked driveway? Here are some ideas and tips to consider when replacing ...
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natural stone fireplace look using stone veneer

A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Stone for your Fireplace

The fireplace, a gathering place for warmth and conversation, serves as the heart of many homes. And when it comes ...
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Selecting the right natural stone and hardscape for extreme weather conditions

Landscaping for More Extreme Weather

UPDATED: November 1st, 2023 Over the past decade California has experienced more extreme weather, including wetter winters and drier summers.  ...
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building materials including old brick patios and walkways

Brick: A Timeless Material For Outdoor Projects

Brick is a versatile material that can be used for a variety of outdoor projects. Because of its clay-fired composition ...
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