Hardscaping & Masonry
After a phone call or email received from you the client, we will ask for basic project information to schedule our initial consultation.
At our Initial consultation we will walk-through your property taking notes of your wishes and different ideas you would like incorporated in the design. We will also take detailed measurements of the planned area being mindful to take in consideration any drainage drains, sprinkler heads or value boxes and any other possible obstruction that would need to be moved.
Many clients don’t have a idea of what their hardscape project will cost. We will provide you a rough estimate of what the project will cost so both the client and our designers can design on a agreed upon budget.
Shackleford Landscape Group designers will use the notes collected from our initial consultation to provide you with a 2D design and detailed list of materials to be used. Once a design has been generated, we will contact you to schedule another site meeting to discuss the design, exact cost, our warranty and various additional options priced separately. We encourage revisions as it is much easier to make adjustments on paper now then half way complete of your hardscape project.
Approval of Plans & Marking Utilities:
We will submit any necessary paperwork to your home owner association or township for approval. If any adjustments need to be made we will contact you with suggestions to get plans approved.
Prior to installation local utilizes will be contacted to mark of all utilizes and any obstructions like drainage drains, sprinkler heads or value boxes in the planned hardscape area will be moved.
Finally your hardscape project will be installed, We use the same crew to complete the entire project from excavation to the last paver installed. If you would like any adjustments prior to the last paver being installed we will make them before finishing the project.
Finial Site Walk through
We will walk you through your hardscape area to make sure your satisfied with the project. We will also show you how your hardscape area works if you decided to add additional options.
- Driveways & Aprons
- Paver Patios
- Natural Stone Patios
- Stone Walls
- Stucco Walls
- Retaining Walls
- Concrete Slabs
- Fire Pits
- Outdoor living rooms
- Outdoor Kitchens
- Cleaning & Sealing of Pavers
Our irrigation technicians are knowledgeable to handle any task from a routine system start up and shut down, moving sprinkler heads, fixing a ruptured line underground or completely installing a system.
Benefits of an Automatic Irrigation System
a. Given your busy lifestyle, think of the time you will save knowing that your automatic irrigation system has replaced tedious, time-consuming hose-end watering.
2. Property Value
a. An attractive, well-maintained landscape does more to enhance the value of your home, dollar for dollar than practically any other investment you can make in your home. That’s because appearance, and that ever-important first impression, are key to determine market value.
a. Whether it’s an unexpected business trip a planned vacation, you won’t have to worry about who is going to keep your landscape from turning brown during the summer.
4. Water Conservation
a. With an irrigation system you will be able to maintain a beautiful landscape while using water wisely and saving on your lawn watering cost.
What we do
- Start ups
- Blow outs
Most homeowners don’t know or are unaware of the damage poor drainage can have on their homes foundations, landscapes and driveways. Our drainage team understands the importance of correct drainage and knows how to solve these problems.
Poor Drainage Indicators
- Dirt erosion from down sprouts
- Water marks in your basement or garage
- Dying plants from water rotting roots
- Water puddles in the yard
- A slight stench caused by water saturating the dirt
Drainage systems we install
- French Drains
- Catch Basins
- Spee-d Basins
- Channel Drains
- Flow Well
- Pop up Emitters
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- Plow your driveway as soon as the storm stops ensuring you will be able to go to work hassle free.
- Clear your sidewalks with shovels.
- Upon request apply rock salt. This snow and ice melt is ideal to apply on asphalt and walkways and may cause deterioration of surface.
- Upon request apply calcium chloride to melt snow and ice. This snow and ice melt is ideal to apply on concrete or brick as it wont deteriorate the surface.
Mosquito Control Treatments