Our company, Gikas painting, offers qualified and professional hardscaping services in Cranford. The study, design, construction of an outdoor space, as well as its maintenance, is a more complex case. A well-designed and well-maintained exterior is much easier and cheaper to maintain. It constitutes an investment that rewards you and raises the objective value of your house. Our company is staffed by skilled workers while the focus of their work is the design, construction and maintenance of each project.
Our goal is to create functional and elegant spaces, with respect for people and the environment, while through continuous training and a network of partners we are able to meet the needs of our customers. We handle everything with specialization and plenty of passion. Always, acording to the specifications of the space, such as the size and location, regardless of the level of difficulty.
The process of hardscaping includes the human – made, hard staff in your yard and its’ main frame. The creation of corridors, parking lots, decks, patios, gazebos, pergolas, fences and floors. The decoration of the yard, the construction of a BBQ and the plants are landscape applications that we think after the hardscaping process.
The key to creating a successful exterior is design. A well-designed yard must be beautiful and well-kept, functional, in harmony with the environment, healthy, with respect for the environment and, of course, budget – friendly. Hardscaping construction is not something simple and easy to achieve. Eventually, the demands and needs are more that people tend to think. We can help you with the hardscaping process from the beginning to the end. You can start from researching for ideas for your garden and we will be to implement your desires.
We undertake the creation and development of your ideas, in order to identify all the architectural solutions and applications that fulfill the objective aims and objectives of the project. We meet with our clients to present the initial design proposals and discuss topics such as, site specifications, type of building materials and equipment and tree planting to be used.
We study the design of floor plans, which will capture all outdoor constructions and green areas. We also make you suggestions about the configuration and the right equipment. We finally meet you again in order to have an extensive discussion about your space. We present you our plan for the upcoming hardscaping, we have a
detailed discussion about our solutions and finalize the details.
The final study of the outdoor space reflects in the floor plan and the layout of the outdoor space. Including the location and arrangement of all construction and special constructions and elements of outdoor equipment, such as swimming pool, living area, BBQ, bar, planting areas, paths, parking, leisure, sports etc. A ground must be suitable for the type of yard we wish to create. Otherwise, all the necessary work must be done first to improve the overall condition of your space.
Hardscaping Materials in Cranford
In order to give your home a relaxing and natural look, there is no better material than wood. However, sometimes wood can deteriorate. It will easily deteriorate when exposed to adverse weather conditions.Alternatively the synthetic deck (a mixture of wood with plastic) resembles the natural wood that forms water and grooves, it is much more durable, recyclable, ecological and easy to install. The new treatments make it a very good choice of material.
Exterior flooring must be durable and resistant. Ceramics and natural stones are the most resistant and there are still several textures and colors, so that you can find what looks like a natural extension of your garden. It is highly recommended to use ceramic or stone, paying attention to the porosity of the material. These materials are more porous and are not suitable for harsh climates during the winter – contrary hair, must be a material that resists low temperatures and cracks. It is also important that they are slip resistant, or that they avoid problems during rains, geadas and snowfalls.
The pavements made of traditional stones maybe will be uncomfortable, but many natural stones are able to adapt to various styles of decoration. Ceramic pavements with a metallic appearance may not be the best option. There is also the ability to choose concrete flooring. Also, smooth and soft texture materials is increasingly used in modern styles of hardscaping.
The materials you choose for your hardscaping make a huge difference to the outcome. For example if you want to create a path, you might want to find a kind of tile whose quality and color matches the materials that were used to the rest of your house. Balcony tiles with bright colors will make the difference and will give life to the space.
Hardscaping Project in Cranford
If you have a large space in front of your home, our qualified professional staff in the field of landscape architecture will execute a thorough study to your liking. Thus, you can avoid the unnecessary costs and mistakes you may make if you act on your own. As for the money you have to spend, it depends on the extent and the type of the changes you want to make.
In your garden you will enjoy your spare time and you will have beautiful moments with your family and your friends. Communicate with us to ensure high quality services in Cranford hardscaping and a beautiful and functional exterior space.