Materials for Outdoor Living Projects

When you begin to design your next outdoor living project, you will quickly discover that there are numerous options to choose from when it comes to different materials to use. Choosing the right materials is crucial, since hardscaping projects will likely be among your most expensive and long-lasting outdoor projects.

Outdoor Living Room Wish List

Homeowners are moving out – outside that is – turning their plain patios into outdoor rooms with all the conveniences of the indoors, extending their home’s square footage. So what would be on your outdoor room wish list? Ours would look a little like this: The Big Screen TV You can’t throw a tailgate without […]

Top 4 Outdoor Living Trends of 2016

Outdoor living has indeed become a staple of American culture. As many homeowners begin to spend more time in their outdoor living areas than in their indoor living areas, the overall trends continue to revolve around creating homey, attractive, livable outdoor spaces that are an extension of the indoor environment. As we go further into […]

Should I DIY My Hardscaping or Hire a Pro?

Hardscaping makes a beautiful addition to any home. If you are planning on selling your home, you can increase your home’s value and add curb appeal. If you are simply wanting to upgrade your forever home, you can create a comfortable space for entertaining your family and friends. Now the question comes…Should I DIY my […]

Adding Fire to Your Backyard Retreat

Here in Kansas City, we experience extreme temperatures on both ends of the spectrum. Our Summers are hot and humid, but our Spring, Autumn, and Winters can be very cold. One of the best ways to create a backyard retreat that will serve your family year-round is adding some fire to your outdoor living space.

Inspiration For Your Outdoor Kitchen

At Hinkle Hardscapes, we create outdoor spaces that are both beautiful and functional. We know that when homeowners in Kansas City come to us with ideas for a backyard retreat, they are looking for both a space to relax and enjoy their family as well as a space to entertain. Our outdoor kitchens are the […]

5 Reasons Why A Patio Is Better Than A Deck

If you are a homeowner planning a makeover for your backyard, you are probably considering the addition of a patio or deck. These choices are popular because they create a surface for outdoor seating which can be used for relaxing with your family or entertaining guests. In addition to adding usability to your backyard, a […]

Outdoor Lighting Options For Your Outdoor Retreat

Here in Kansas City, the weather has turned. The mornings are crisp, and although the sun is warm in the afternoon, as soon as the sun begins to set, the temperatures quickly drop. This weather is perfect for evenings by a fire pit, with a cup of hot cocoa or apple cider in hand. But […]