Don’t Fall Victim To The Low-Ball Bid

We’ve all heard the term low-ball bid thrown around, but do you really understand what it means and how to avoid falling victim to it? The low-ball bid comes up everywhere, as plenty of businesses or contractors use it as their primary selling technique. Is it ethical? No, but that certainly doesn’t diminish it’s usage. […]

Stamped Concrete Project by Hinkle Hardscapes in Kansas City

This stamped concrete project is stunning! The homeowners wanted an open space to entertain friends and family. Our Senior Designer, Ken Gibson, created this space so that it was functional, beautiful, and enjoyable for each family member. Stamped concrete patios are beautiful and much more affordable than pavers. A fire pit and seating wall is a […]

Trend Alert: Paver Driveways

For some time, pavers have been a popular material used in hardscaping structures. At Hinkle Hardscapes, we love creating beautiful paver patios for homeowners in Kansas City and the surrounding areas. Now, there is a new trend in the hardscaping industry, the use of pavers to create unique and durable driveways. Are you looking for […]

Should I Choose a Kansas City Pergola or a Covered Structure?

Bringing shade to your backyard is an important aspect of designing the perfect outdoor retreat for your home. If you haven’t already noticed, you will soon realize that there are basically two main categories of shaded structures you can choose from: pergolas or covered structures such as a covered patio or deck.

Thanksgiving Activities The Kids Will Love!

Thanksgiving is such a wonderful time of year. It’s a time to gather with family and fill up on a delicious home-cooked meal. If your house is anything like mine, it’s filled with excited children! Here are 5 festive activities the kids will love.

Create an Epic Thanksgiving Feast!

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to spend with friends and family. It’s a time to show gratitude for all the blessings in our lives and of course, enjoy some good ole’ home cooking! Here at Hinkle Hardscapes, we understand the importance of spending this time with your loved ones and have compiled some of our favorite […]

Beautiful Backyard Renovation

Check out this project we recently completed! These locals have a beautiful new space to enjoy. A backyard retreat can really add a lot of flare to your home. Check out the before images below. Before, the yard space was not very functional. The homeowners couldn’t enjoy their backyard. This tiny slab was the only […]

Is It Worth It? How to Value an Outdoor Living Space

Is It Worth It? How to Value an Outdoor Living Space Before making any major decision, people typically evaluate many underlying characteristics about the choice. With the election nearing, say you’re choosing to run for President. How much is the campaign going to cost? Will your reputation be tarnished by being under this degree of […]

5 Halloween Ideas Your Kids Will Love

October is such an exciting time of year! The leaves have started to change color, and you’re guaranteed to smell a pumpkin spice latte every time you make a trip to Target. Most importantly, you’re probably looking forward to Halloween. Between pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating, there are nearly endless activities you can do with your family this […]

Should I Choose a Gas or Wood Burning Fire Pit?

Fall has officially arrived in Kansas City and the cooler temperatures couldn’t be more welcome after an incredibly hot and humid summer. No Autumn bucket list is complete without plans to roast marshmallows over an open fire. If you plan to spend your evenings enjoying the cool temperatures the next few months have to offer, […]