These hardscape materials can be used on a variety of jobsites and can “wow” any client.
Cambridge Pavers’ Ledgestone with ArmorTec three-piece design kit paving stones compliment the natural-looking rock face of the Ledgestone Wall. The wallstones are one size and can be used in a variety of single-sided applications including freestanding and retaining walls, steps and edging. The stones are 4 inches high by 8 inches deep by 12 inches long. cambridgepavers.com
Create patios, walkways, courtyards and other hardscape projects with CalStar Products’ 4- by 8-inch Holland pavers. The pavers are 30-percent recycled content, instead of clay or Portland cement, and are available in solid and range colors with a smooth or tumbled finish. The company also offers 12-by-12-inch pavers and 5-by-10-inch permeable pavers made with the same low-carbon, low-energy process. calstarproducts.com
Keystone Retaining Wall Systems developed a complete line of outdoor living elements using the Keystone Country Manor and Stonegate Country Manor wall systems. Landscapers can offer clients everything from designs for outdoor fireplaces, kitchens and water features to the smaller scale elements of round/ square fire pits and columns with a light, mailbox and even planter add-ons. Each element is built onsite. keystonewalls.com
Hardwood or Concrete?
Give clients and their guests a unique patio area with Techo-Bloc’s Borealis wood plank concrete slab. Borealis is offered in Sauvignon Oak and Hazelnut Brandy – which are both light, honey-colored woods – and the rich-colored Smoke Pine. The deeper color can also add drama or break up the honey tones through creative bandings and designs. techo-bloc.com
With multiple-surface textures, Red River Hardscapes’ Cambria paver is 2 3/8 inches thick and is available in four sizes: 4-by-4, 8-by-8, 8-by-12 and 12-by-12 inches. All four sizes come mixed on a pallet and can be tumbled by special order. The Cambria paver meets ASTM standards for interlocking concrete pavers and is manufactured in Driftwood and Mocha. redriverproducts.com
Intended for patios, walkways and driveways, CityCobble from Pine Hall Brick is available in full range. The class clay brick pavers come in two sizes: 5 1/3-inch square and 5 1/3-by-8-inch rectangle. Combining the two in an “L” pattern or modified herringbone gives the look of cobblestones. CityCobble is durable enough for vehicles. pinehallbrick.com
Silver Creek Stoneworks’ Woodstone collection has the look of weathered white pine with soft edges, deep splits and detailed grain on five sides. It’s available in ash, a blend of brown and dark gray and three sizes: 9 3/4 inches wide by 15 1/2-, 23 3/8- or 35-inch lengths. Multiple mold faces create a random look for patios and pathways. silvercreeksw.com
Fire it up
Customized using EP Henry’s cast veneer stone, the ISO’ven is a functioning pizza oven that fires to 700 degrees. It can be used to cook personal pizzas, chicken, vegetables, steak, bread and more. For more information, visit ephenry.com.