Your home is likely to be the biggest investment you make in your life, and it’s where you spend the majority of your time — both great reasons to make sure your home is an oasis of relaxation and enjoyment. That’s why it’s worth it to invest time and money into building the home of your dreams. One choice that’s been gaining popularity recently is using hardscaping to create an outdoor relaxation space.

When thinking about hardscaping options, a professional can help you consider how it will fit into your entire landscape area by factoring in drainage, greenery and other elements. Hardscaping can transform your backyard by extending the amount of space you have to relax and adding many benefits to your home. Check out just a few ways that a hardscaping project can improve your life and your home.

Highest Resale Value for Your Home

A well-done hardscaping project can increase the resale value of your home considerably. If you invest in a professional hardscape project, you can create a space that you can take advantage of all year round. It’s a great way to make your Hunterdon County home more desirable for potential buyers — whether you’re ready to move soon or are thinking about reselling years down the road.

Adds Beauty to Your Home

A hardscaping project can really beautify your home! The landscape in Hunterdon County, NJ is already lovely, and many months of the year are warm enough to enjoy outdoor seating. Coming up with a hardscape design that beautifies your outdoor space will make your overall home more enjoyable. Not only will you be able to enjoy the view from inside, but you’ll have a friendly setting and outdoor escape to enjoy in addition to your indoor living space.


An outdoor living space will allow you to entertain more often. If you love having friends and family around, a hardscaping project will help you create a wonderful space for gatherings. You can design an area based on the landscape that you have to create the area of your dreams, including an outdoor kitchen and bar, BBQ, fireplace or fire pit, pool or fountain. Fireplaces and outdoor spaces with added lighting mean you can entertain guests well into the evening hours and take advantage of warm summer nights outdoors.

Safety and Reduced Liability

One often overlooked value of hardscaping projects and outdoor living spaces is that they can make your house safer. Outdoor spaces with extra lighting help deter intruders who might otherwise think your house is vacant. Hardscaping projects also correct any issues you have with your outdoor space that can be a liability for your home. If you have broken steps, walks or walls, these can be dangerous when you have guests over. It’s important to take measures to correct these issues in order to make your outdoor area safe. That will be taken care of with a hardscaping project, especially if it’s done by certified professionals. If you have elderly relatives or children, these kinds of fixes are important for keeping your family safe.

Hardscapes are becoming a super-popular landscaping project for the home. It’s fun to design a hardscape that you want to incorporate into your outdoor living area and to choose the materials that represent your style. Having a lovely hardscape addition to your home has many benefits and will create an area that you and your family can enjoy during any season.

Why Choose Parker Homescape?

We have transformed hundreds of landscapes in and around the Somerset, Hunterdon, Essex and Union County areas, including Short Hills, Warren and Basking Ridge since our founding in 2006. Unlike many of our competitors, we undertake only one client project at a time, ensuring that every deadline is met and that every detail is considered. Additionally, a lead foreman with over 30 years of experience oversees your project from start to finish. This approach makes us one of the most sought after landscape design companies in Central New Jersey, and translates into a seamless, stress-free experience for you and your family.

Whether creating an outdoor living space, installing custom landscape lighting or building a custom outdoor fireplace, we believe that each landscape project is unique. We proudly promise customized solutions, superior customer service and competitive pricing for each of our clients.

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