A well-designed landscape can increase the curb appeal of your home. If you find it hard to keep up with the maintenance of your lawn, consider hardscaping. Hardscaping is a type of landscaping that uses hard elements such as pavers, patios and popular stones to expand their living space outside the home. The design options are limitless. Properly preparing the base of any project is critical so work with a reputable company who is certified in installing the material you want and know how to get the job done right.