Landscapes For Florida Living

Total Landscape Concepts, Inc is a full service design build firm. We not only design award winning landscapes, but we have a professional crew to maintain your vision.

5200 SW 73rd Avenue

Davie, Florida 33314


Thursday, June 20, 2013

How do you choose what material to use for your new hardscape?

Most people look at maintenance as a driving factor in their decision making phase…

You want materials that are easily cleaned, strong, long lasting and look good!

Interlocking concrete pavers are the best for this purpose. They provide you with all these factors and more.

Color, texture, materials, size and shape are all part of the process…

Well this is the hard part…. Most people rely on their landscape professional of Landscape Architect to help them with this choice.  Professionals are experts at realizing which product will be the best for the space and the look you are trying to achieve. Marble vs clay vs concrete pavers… Your design professional can steer you in the right direction for the overall project feel.

Patios, Pool Decks, Walks and Driveways…

Patios, pool decks, walkways and
A crucial part of the design process is that the design professional’s expertise will provide you with the correct dimensions to suit your needs…
Patios need to be large enough to provide ample room for furniture to fit, enough room to adequately entertain and enough space to enjoy your new patio…
Walkways need to be wide enough to fit to space, but never smaller than three feet. A four foot walk way is a good residential walkway, but keep in mind the special elements of the existing space.
Driveways should be wide enough to accommodate the vehicles that you expect to park. As you move forward you will want to keep in mind community standards and city or county requirements for swales and size.