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How to Choose Landscaping Stones to Complement your Home in Youngstown, OH

 

There are many things that come into play when choosing landscaping stones for your Youngstown, OH, backyard. Starting with your patio area, continuing with verticals, driveways, walkways, and other outdoor elements, the right landscaping stones will create a natural, cohesive look for your home that will last for decades to come.

 

Enjoy the Universal look of Natural Stone

The subtle look of natural stone is great for matching a wide range of color schemes. The soft, earthy colors make it compatible with natural colors such as those found in your softscape, as well as pure colors like the white of your home’s siding or your painted front door. To capture the look of natural stone, consider Beacon Hill Flagstone or Stonehenge pavers for your patio. These pavers give a classic aesthetic appeal that complements both traditional and contemporary style homes. Stonehenge pavers have rough edges and a tumbled look, creating a patio that looks inviting and natural – as if it’s been there for years. This paver offers three shades: Coffee Creek, River, and Sierra.

Beacon Hill Flagstone is ideal for getting the appearance of traditional flagstone and creating a relaxed and elegant look. This paver provides color and texture which effortlessly reflects a historic feel. Beacon Hill Flagstone is known for its flexibility, and comes in seven different shades and three different sizes, allowing a number of different laying patterns and designs to create visual interest and balance.

 

Don’t Forget about the Borders

Banding and borders are a great way to complete the look of your hardscape elements. Banding refers to the strips of different colored blocks that are used on vertical features such walls and fireplaces. On the other hand, borders are used as an accent for paved surfaces, such as patios, walkways or driveways. To ensure that your borders match with your outdoor elements, the right color that highlights and complements existing colors in the landscape should be chosen.

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Materials that Suit the Style of your Home

When choosing your stones, be sure to complement your home and backyard. To ease that process and get the right stones, imagine how the paver will look when blended with your patio, walkway, garage, and home. Remember to visit a Unilock Outdoor Idea Center to see the pavers in person and under differing light conditions to ensure that they match the colors of your home and yard. Feel free to bring sample materials or color swatches with you to help mix and match.

You might also want to match the paver to the style of your home. For modern homes, Senzo works well with its smooth, clean appearance. This paver is also the perfect accent paver that can effectively highlight different types of outdoor elements.

Artline is another strong, striking border paver that can complement the look of a poolside or patio with its minimalistic, modern look. The strong longitudinal emphasis of Artline is great for matching to homes with strong lines and shape in the architecture.

 

The title image features a pool patio paved with Beacon Hill Flagstone, with a Copthorne border.

How to choose Landscaping Stones to Complement your Home in Youngstown, OH