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Outdoor Living Spaces

Northwest Hardscape Specialties has the best installation and design team in the Treasure Valley. We create beautiful outdoor living spaces with an eye toward keeping the costs low. Investing in an outdoor living area will transform your backyard patio into a usable living space in which to barbecue, garden, entertain or simply relax and unwind. Add valuable square footage outside your home with a beautiful outdoor living space for all of the family.  

Design elements can include:

Outdoor kitchens and bars

Fireplaces and fire pits

Paver patios and walkways

Pool decks

Pavilions and pergolas

Retaining walls 

 

We create designs that cater to your needs and style.

Our Promise

Outstanding service for you from start to finish

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Frequently Asked Questions About Pavers

Q: What is the average cost to install a paver patio?

A: Installing a paver patio costs an average of $3,400 with a typical range of $2,400 to $7,000 for the average 280 square foot patio. For large or complex jobs that include additional prep work or artistic designs, you might pay $10,000 or more. Expect to pay anywhere from $10 to $20 per square foot.

Q: Is it cheaper to lay concrete or pavers?

A: While the initial cost of pouring concrete is cheaper than laying pavers, investing in pavers will save you money in the long run and add significant value to your property. Look at having a patio installed as an investment similar to a bathroom remodel. It will increase the value of your home and quality of your life. Just like you would for an interior job. Compare the quality of the installers before hiring a contractor.

Q: What is the difference between hardscaping and landscaping?

A: Hardscape is any of the non-living elements in your landscape design. These are the harder design elements in your space like concrete, rocks, bricks, pavers, stone, and wood. Hardscaping also includes man-made structures like patios and pergolas that are used specifically in your landscaping. Landscaping is all of the “soft,” or living, things in your design such as grass, plants, trees, and flowers. 

Northwest Hardscape Specialties is fully insured and ICPI certified.