Vertical Hardscaping Design: Get The Most From Your Space

No matter the shape or size of your outdoor space, you can always benefit from adding a vertical element. Not only do they save room, they make stunning focal points and add value to your home. The right combination of vertical features can transform your patio into a true backyard getaway.

Hardscape Projects You Should & Should Not DIY

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again, hardscaping is not simple! A good hardscape contractor will have years of training and experience. We can’t tell you how many times we end up in someones’ backyard after a botched attempted at a DIY project. To save you time and money, we made a list of […]

Download Our Free Design Book!

Hey There! Would you like some inspiration for your outdoor living space? Check out our design book! We’ve included dozens of our photos so that you can collect ideas for your next hardscape project. To receive a free copy of the design book, click here. Once you enter your contact information, we will send you a digital file […]

Fireplace Giveaway!

Hey Friends! You asked for it, and we are giving in! We are so excited to share this giveaway, valued at $4,495.00. One lucky homeowner, in the Kansas City or surrounding areas, will win a FREE fireplace! Included are two beautiful wood storage boxes. The winner can put the fireplace on an existing patio, or we can work with them to build […]

You Should Avoid A Hardscape Contractor If…

Hiring a hardscape contractor can often be a tedious and exhausting experience. It seems that there are nearly an infinite number of businesses claiming to offer the best service at the best price. So how do you pick the right contractor for your project? You no doubt want someone that has top quality skills and who […]

Consider Plumbing or Drainage Issues before Starting Your Next Outdoor Project

Outdoor patios are wonderful for relaxing after a long day at the office, entertaining company, barbecuing, and for additional curb appeal.  Regardless of whether you’re considering a paver patio or another type of patio that may be located below the grade, it’s important to think about any plumbing or drainage issues. The last thing you […]

7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t DIY Your Hardscape Project

The “Do It Yourself” trend has become increasingly popular among homeowners.  With all of the online resources available, many feel that they can tackle most outdoor living projects. While some DIYers may get lucky, others will end up spending more time and money to repair their mistakes. Here are seven reasons why you should never DIY […]

Why You Should Include a Water Feature in Your Outdoor Retreat

Adding a water feature such as fountains, small ponds, and waterfalls have become an incredibly popular hardscaping feature. There is a good reason for this growing trend, since water features provide many benefits and perfectly complete your outdoor space. At Hinkle Hardscapes, we can install a wide variety of water features that fit with the vision […]

Enhance Your Curb Appeal With Hardscaping

At Hinkle Hardscapes, most prospective clients inquire about outdoor living projects for their backyards. Although there is something undeniably peaceful about the privacy of a backyard, there is something equally attractive about a home with great curb appeal. Adding a hardscape project to your front yard not only improves the appearance of the home, it also […]

Top 5 Reasons You Should Run From a Hardscape Contractor

On a regular basis, the team at Hinkle Hardscapes connects with a homeowner who is looking for a professional to fix the mistakes of a contractor who built a hardscaping structure in their yard. These are some of our least favorite phone calls to receive. We know there is nothing quite as frustrating as investing […]