Whether your front yard slopes down to the street, or is built on multiple levels, or you’re simply looking to remodel your front entrance, you’ll need some sturdy and reliable steps to make sure that your landscape design is easily navigable and safe. In addition, because they present a vertical face to the street, steps can contribute tremendously to your Cape Vincent, NY, home’s curb appeal. Therefore, the slabs, or coping and wall unit combination, that you choose should be both practical and stylish. Here are some excellent options for front yard steps that fulfill both of these criteria.
Brussels Fullnose and Fullnose Edger
A characterful weathered surface texture and several distinct color options make Brussels Fullnose and Fullnose Edger the perfect alternative to more expensive natural stone options. The rounded profile of Brussels Fullnose and Fullnose Edger are also ideal for ensuring a safe step that is comfortable even under bare feet. Brussels Fullnose and Fullnose Edger coping are the perfect complement to Brussels Dimensional Stone risers and areas that incorporate Brussels Block pavers, however, their earthy color options are widely compatible and will suit any number of hardscape color schemes and selections of material.
The Premium Quality Natural Stone range from Unilock includes Limestone and Sandstone, both of which offer excellent Natural Edge Coping options. Both options are ideal for creating unique and captivating front yard steps. Unilock Limestone is available in the deep Black River color option. Being finely textured, Black River Limestone has a sleek, modern appeal. Sandstone has a coarser grain and is generally more richly textured. As such, it can be used to create inviting front yard steps with rustic character. Unilock Sandstone is available in the colors Stone Cliff Grey and Indian Coast.
Ledgestone is available in both fullnose and natural edge coping, as well as 36″X18″, 48″X24″, and 72″X24″ Step Units. Ledgestone works interchangeably with any wall system and its two subtle color options, Buff and Grey, allow it to fit in almost anywhere. Ledgestone features Unilock patented Reala Surface Technology, granting it stone textures that make it virtually indistinguishable from natural ledge rock.
RomanPisa can be used for the construction of both straight and curved walls and steps, this allows for the creation of wide, stately entrance steps with sweeping, curved edges that will welcome guests to your property. This wall unit provides a split and weathered texture for step risers and features its own coping unit as well. RomanPisa comes in sizeable units that create a bold, well-anchored look, and is available in the naturalistic colors of Granite, River and Sierra.
For heavy-duty steps, SienaStone is the ultimate wall unit. Each SienaStone piece weighs in at approximately 450 lbs and makes for a set of steps with an impressive profile and solid look and feel. SienaStone features a split and weathered, beveled face, and a number of splendid color options. These include Natural, Nevada, Mahogany Ash, Granite, and Brown. For front yard landscape steps, or front entrance steps that make a bold statement, SienaStone is the choice for you.
The title image features a set of curved RomanPisa steps.