I need a Hardscape MAKEOVER!!!! BAD!!!!

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by bmyownboss2005, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. bmyownboss2005

    bmyownboss2005 LawnSite Member
    from Saxe VA
    Posts: 30

    OK What would you do?

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  2. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,089

    You cant expect any answers or suggestions with no details....


    ...Or do you?
     
  3. Total Landscape Solutions

    Total Landscape Solutions LawnSite Member
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  4. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,089

    Im guessing you should sub the job out.. maybe make a buck or two that way
     
  5. Uranus

    Uranus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
    Posts: 1,624

    butterfly garden with paver sidewalk and staircase.

    or a quick grass and go.
     
  6. ChampionLS

    ChampionLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,066

    Man, that's some red dirt!
     
  7. Dreams To Designs

    Dreams To Designs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,406

    Hire a designer from your area. This could be a fabulous project if done right and a nightmare if done wrong.

    Kirk
     
  8. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 946

    I agree 100%.
     
  9. bmyownboss2005

    bmyownboss2005 LawnSite Member
    from Saxe VA
    Posts: 30

    Well I was thinking of retain walls and staircases. Where can I look at some finshed projcets to get a general idea to complete this? I am the home owner therefore my buget is open as long as it will be a nice finish.
     
  10. John Zaprala

    John Zaprala LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 283

    I don't think you'll get much in the way of design ideas here. We're all professionals trying to make a living and learning from each other on this site. You should take the above advice and hire a professional who can give his/her expert opinion in person. A decent company should have a portfolio of pics with them when you meet, but it doesn't hurt to ask them to bring some pictures of work they've done when you call. Also, check references and ask to see some jobsites of recent work. If his pictures and actual workmanship don't line up... RUN!
     

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