How Can Masonry Boost Your Front Entrances?

» Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Masonry Service | 0 comments

Your front entrance is the whole area that welcomes your visitors, friends right after they reach your property. Your front entrance includes the door to your house, garden beds, front porch, walkway, front lawn, and your driveway. If you’re planning to enhance your front entrances, check out how a masonry contractor can help you with that: 

Stone steps 

Have a stone stairway constructed that leads towards your door to make a statement. Regardless if you opt for brick, natural stone, or pavers, masonry steps will appear more sophisticated and last longer compared to poured wood or concrete. If you have elevated entrances on top of the driveway, let your stone steps to follow your land’s natural curve that leads up to your front door. Moreover, you can incorporate an additional aesthetic element using a retaining wall planter constructed right beside your steps.  

Masonry walkway 

A walkway is the ideal means of welcoming whoever reaches your home’s front door. Similar to installing a driveway, concrete pavers offer several styles that you can select from. As an alternative, utilizing bricks will give a more historical ambiance to your entrance. Plus, using natural stone will bring a welcoming feel to your design.  

Masonry features 

Try to enhance your front entrance area’s features, like a lamppost, a mailbox, or a concrete block fence with masonry upgrades. Boost your fence’s appearance by lining the vertical supports with masonry to make a dignified pillar-like effect. Improve your decorative lamps on granite pillars and position your mailbox on top of a stone pillar.  

Driveway pavers 

You can improve your driveway by incorporating elegant pavers. Not only concrete pavers are adequately sturdy to withstand the vehicle’s weight that moves on and off of your driveway, but they are also available in different prints, styles, and colors for you to choose just the perfect match that fit your home’s character. For a modern and stately appearance, utilize large, smooth porcelain pavers in a light grey shade. Then, use a different color or a darker shade to define the border. If you’re searching for a more historical, natural, or rustic driveway, you can choose concrete pavers that look like bricks, cobblestone, or natural stone in several natural earth tones. You can come up with more visual dynamics to the area by matching and mixing the shades.  

Selecting materials 

Adding masonry into your landscaping is the ideal solution to make a sophisticated and stylish space, without the need to regularly maintain it. Masonry structures can be constructed with your choice of flagstone, bricks, porcelain, and concrete pavers. All of these great options offer their lasting durability and different types of styles to select from. Every material has its distinct characteristics and qualities. If you decide to construct concrete pavers, you can mimic an extensive range of materials. If you want a beautiful material that can do well in wet areas, then porcelain is for you. Meanwhile, bricks will provide you a more historical feel.  

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