Increasing your home value with pavers

By now you’ve probably guessed that landscaping is one of the best ways to increase the value of your home. In fact, landscaping your property can lead to a 200 to 300% ROI increase according to real estate experts, which you can read more about here. Lesser known, however, is the value that comes from […]

Pacific Outdoor Living has won the 2017 HNA Awards!

Every year The Hardscape North America (HNA) awards, extraordinary hardscape projects consisting of commercial and residential projects. The HNA has a mission to bring state of the art equipment the leading contractors in the industry. In doing this, the HNA is helping business owners everywhere optimize their work schedule, which in turn, benefits the homeowner. […]

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Outdoor Design Ideas for Fall

Fall is all about staying warm and spending time with friends – but it doesn’t have to be limited to the indoors! Here are some tips to make the most out of your outdoor space this fall:              Outdoor Fireplaces and Pizza Ovens As the temperature drops, add some fall […]

Porcelain Pavers for Beauty, Durability and Ease of Maintenance

They originated in Italy (where else), and they’re exquisitely beautiful. Porcelain pavers are the newest trend in hardscaping, walkways, patios and pool decks, with a truly breathtaking range of styles, colors and looks for your outdoor living environment. First invented in Italy, and now available from several U.S. manufacturers, porcelain pavers are made using a […]

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14 Paver Walkway Ideas for Star Quality Curb Appeal in Southern California

As the main entryway leading to your home, a front paver walkway is literally the first impression that visitors will have upon pulling up to your house. A beautiful path to your home boosts curb appeal and makes guests feel welcome.   Before delving into specific materials and styles, make sure that you put some thought […]

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The Most Popular Paving Stones for 2016 (it’s NOT 1996 Anymore)

Whether you’re looking to update your driveway, patio, pool deck, walkway or other outdoor space, paving stones are a great choice. Concrete pavers are durable, low maintenance, and add appeal ranging in a wide variety of designs, styles and colors. As with anything design-related, paving stone trends change over time. This is especially true in […]

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How Big Should a Driveway Be? Sizing Considerations for Your Los Angeles Home

Whether you realize it or not, driveways make a big first impression. They’re one of the first things someone sees as they approach your home, and the design, shape and size of your driveway are incredibly important. Too often, homeowners underestimate the importance of a well-planned driveway, and they end up with a driveway that’s […]

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Constructing Hillside Retaining Walls in Los Angeles: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Whether you’re a SoCal local or one of the millions of tourists that spend time in Los Angeles, there will come a time where you will marvel at how home builders laugh in the face of topographical challenges. If it’s a prime spot for real estate, there’s a home going there, regardless of the terrain. […]

Sealing Concrete Pavers: The How and Why and What to Consider

Great outdoor spaces often incorporate concrete paver patios, pool decks, and driveways to enhance the appeal of the property. Concrete pavers are durable and low maintenance and come in a nearly unlimited variety of sizes and colors. Pavers can last a lifetime if taken care of properly, but if neglected, stains or fading can reduce […]

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Installing Pavers Over Concrete: Best Practices and Potential Problems

The time has come where you can’t stand the look of your old concrete driveway, patio or walkway any longer. For many Southern California homeowners, the thought of tearing up existing concrete and upgrading to paving stones sounds overwhelming and costly. Luckily, there may be a simple solution that will help increase the curb appeal […]