Images of Fire Pits- both Gas and Wood burning can help you find INSPIRATION for your next Hardscape project. Browse our latest Fire Pit, picture gallery! With different sizes and materials, we can help offer you the ability to not only learn more about fire pits - but what design would outfit your backyard patio, the best!
Paver Image Galleries are the perfect way to spark your creative mind, when it comes to designing your new backyard oasis. Using, pavers allows for: versatility, beauty and sophistication. Check out this recent paver patio installation - and let our hardscape galleries allow you to develop and design the perfect Outdoor Living space for your family!
Gas Burning Fire Pits are as Simple as they are Pretty. With their low maintenance routines, easy on/off buttons, and chic design options - adding this type fire pit to your Outdoor Living space, is perfect for year around enjoyment! As a Hardscape Installer, many of our clients want to know, why we suggest Gas Burning fire pits - we’ve decided to let you all in on a little secret!
Creating that perfect Hardscape Design for your backyard can be tricky! But, with these 3 tips, we can help make your process easier. Check out this Bluffton, SC Hardscape design. This installation used Tremron’s, Sierra color paver, in a 3pc style. With matching retaining wall and cap, it’s a PRISTINE addition to any home.
We are often asked why homeowners should think about adding pavers to their home and here's what we say:
Pavers offer: Longevity. Durability. Aesthetics
With the ever growing strength and easy maintenance that pavers deliver, it is no wonder why people are choosing pavers over concrete. With a variety of styles, colors and sizes, pavers offer a look of beauty that concrete never can! Don't settle for boring concrete - call us and we can help you discover the creativity pavers can add to your home!
So, check out a few of our recent paver projects below or click here to for even more paver inspiration!
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A Garden Retaining Wall with a Twist
Here is a beautiful outdoor living project we did for a homeowner in Savannah, GA. It includes a twist on the idea of a garden retaining wall, for one of its retaining walls is the garden. It has flower beds built right into it. Another wall creates a nice space for a flower bed next to the home, and a final one serves as a patio border and offers seating for a large fire pit.
Paver Stones Used
For the paver patio, we used Mega Olde Towne pavers from Tremron to give this project a dramatic, European look. Tremron’s Stonegate wall and cap blocks compliment the Mega Olde Towne pavers with their classic, aged appearance. As you can see from the slideshow below, the paving stones used in this project come together for an old Savannah feel ideal for an upscale waterfront home.
3-D Landscape Design Tool
The slideshow photos also allow you to see American Paving Design’s 3-D design tool in action. With this tool, we created a digital design for our clients so that they could see exactly where the project elements would fit on their property and how everything would look. If you have some ideas about what you might like to do with your backyard but aren’t sure exactly how your ideas would actually work in the space you have, our free 3-D landscape design is the solution for you!
Don’t Wait! Beat the Spring Rush Now!
As the weather warms up, Lowcountry homeowners start thinking about their outdoor spaces again. If you have some good ideas that you have been meaning to get around to, now is the time to act. Call us today to set up a totally free, no obligation consultation. This way, you can get on our schedule before the Spring rush really heats up. We would love to help you make your outdoor living dreams a reality.
A homeowner in Sea Pines Plantation on Hilton Head Island wanted to spice up her large, flat backyard. Like many homeowners, she knew how she wanted to use her space, but she wasn’t sure what was possible. This situation is a perfect example of how our 3-D design software helps clients realize exactly what they want in a backyard makeover and then achieve it.
Our 3-D Design Process
To create the 3-D landscape design, we met with the homeowner to understand her desires. Then, we took pictures of the space, and we used the pictures to create a digital design. The digital design allowed her understand what we were capable of building. Also, she could see exactly where we would build, and how much space the project would occupy in her yard.
The Backyard Makeover Result
The result was a sleek paver pathway leading from the home to a small paver patio and a fire pit. A short retaining wall created dimension for the end.
We used Old Savannah Grey pavers from Jenkins Brick, located in Hardeeville, SC. The Old Savannah Grey style is popular in the Lowcountry because it copies the bricks that were used in much of the construction that occurred in Savannah in the 1800s. The bricks give this paver project a classic, weathered look perfect for homes in this region.
Get Your FREE Backyard Design
Do you have ideas for your backyard, but you aren’t sure how they will work out? Make an appointment with American Paving Design for a totally free, no obligation consultation. Just like we did for this Hilton Head Island homeowner, we will create a digital 3-D drawing of exactly what your paver project will look like – BEFORE you make any commitments. With our 3-D design tool, we will help you realize the backyard of your dreams.
The slideshow below shows a backyard remodel that American Paving Design did for a homeowner in Wexford, SC. The first two pictures show what the area looked like before we started clearing the land. Then, the 3D drawings show how we helped the homeowners plan the work. After each 3D drawing, a photo displays the final result. As you can see, we completely transformed this backyard into an inviting space that will be perfect for entertaining family and friends.
When American Paving Design does a backyard remodel, we do more than simply design and build a paver patio. This renovation includes an outdoor kitchen, a fire pit, specialty lighting, and a retaining wall. When you hire American Paving Design to transform your backyard space, you benefit from our experience helping more than three thousand Lowcountry homeowners with paver projects.
All the pavers used in this project are Sierra colored pavers from Tremron. The larger pavers are made in Tremron’s Olde Towne style, which is perfect for small patios. Combined with Stonegate cap and Stonegate 6” tumbled wall blocks, the pavers achieve an old European feel. For accents and edging, we used a 2 3/8 brick in Sierra.
Like what you see? Call us now to set up an appointment to learn more about what we can do with your outdoor living space. Or check out our Idea Gallery for more inspiration! We look forward to helping you transform your backyard into the space of your dreams.
In this video, Tim Niemiec explores outdoor fireplaces and outdoor firepits. He discusses how each option is built and the pros and cons of that selection. Outdoor Fireplaces
If you're looking for that true fireplace look, you can't go wrong with the real thing. The first example is a pre-built unit. We assembled it on site and covered it with a veneer stone. This particular unit can either be wood burning or gas burning. It is flexible and can be covered with stone, stucco, or tile.
The block and mortar built fire pit is our most popular fire pit. The example unit is made from concrete block. Then, we covered the inside with fire brick and installed stone and/or stucco on the exterior. This option is great because it offers the homeowner flexibility in size, shape, and color.
These units are made by a manufacturer and then installed in the desired shape and size on site. The advantage of using these units is the range choices in color, style, and texture. Also, it's the best option if you want the units to match the pavers on your patio surface.
1. Check what kind of clearance you have at your home. See what hangs over the area you would like to build your fire pit or fireplace.
2. Do you want a gas or wood burning unit? Or both?
3. Put a budget together for the project. If you have a dollar amount in mind, this will help determine which product you can afford.
4. Ask for professional help. Get advice from someone (like Tim) who does this every day. Also, you can go online to look for ideas you like. Browse our Idea Gallery to see projects we have completed for customers.