Hardscapes are defined by permanent, hard, nonliving surfaces that create usable spaces on your property. Hardscapes generally feature retaining walls that create multiple levels on sloped terrain. Terracing and multiple levels allow for even grade to make space for lawns or patios. Seattle Rockeries uses pavers to build and connect these outdoor living spaces.
Seattle Rockeries uses high-quality natural stone, sourced boulders, paver stone, flagstone, landscape stone, and precast concrete to build Seattle hardscapes. We build patios, stairways, driveways, seating areas, drainage systems, and offer multiple design solutions. We use quality materials, workmanship, and modern techniques to build and construct affordable outdoor landscape designs. Our engineers, designers, and construction experts are available to create landscapes to fit the lifestyle of your home.
Seattle Rockeries is a full-service outdoor construction contractor from Mercer Island, WA. We specialize in building retaining walls, pavers, drainage systems, and outdoor living areas. Our geotechnical engineers help us evaluate damages to existing or failing installations for guarantee project results. When starting from scratch, our landscape designers reshape your train to create functional space on every square inch of your property.
Seattle Rockeries provides demolition, excavation, structural support, construction, engineering, and design. We are able to remove old structures and create modern hardscapes for new foundations. Hard skate by Seattle rockeries feature geo technically engineered construction methods and drainage systems which protect your foundation for the lifetime of your property.
Homeowners in Seattle benefit from professional engineered hardscapes during rainy seasons and stormy weather. We use stone, clay brick, and precast concrete for outdoor flooring and structural Venere. Retaining walls, pavers, and hard surfaces direct water run-off into pre-coordinated drainage channels which divert hazardous moisture away from your property.
Hardscapes reduces soil erosion, liquefaction, foundation damage, flooding, standing water problems, plant death, and costly property damage. Hardscaping offers many additional comforts including outdoor living spaces, outdoor kitchens, water features, stairways, connecting pathways and ramps.
Hardscapes Article Count: 8
Hardscaping is the process of design, excavation, and stonework which creates functional space within your landscape. Hardscapes include retaining walls, patios, walkways, stairs, fences, drainage systems, and outdoor living spaces.
Building a hardscape is like creating a foundation for your landscape. First, geotechnical engineers asses your soil to make decisions on where support and drainage systems must be installed. Then our excavation team gets to work cutting, filing and shaping your terrain. Structural shaping during the construction of outdoor landscapes is critical for creating functional space on your property. After the excavation is complete and your land has been graded, Seattle Rockeries' construction team installs retaining walls, patios, stairways, pathways, and drainage systems.
Retaining Walls Article Count: 9
Seattle Rockeries is a retaining wall construction contractor servicing Seattle, Medina, Redmond, Bellevue, and Mercer Island. We bring geotechnical engineers and construction professionals to evaluate damaged retaining walls and unstable slopes. Our walls retain beauty and function while holding up the land you've invested in. Seattle Rockeries integrates drainage systems into walls made of dry stone, boulders, or precast interlocking ecology blocks.
Retaining walls are used to support soil during Seattle's rainy weather and create levels on sloped train. These walls resist the lateral pressure of soil and provide drainage channels to prevent soil saturation and erosion. Seattle Rockeries builds retaining walls using natural stone, interlocking concrete blocks, in boulders. A Geotechnical engineer must come assess your soil and terrain prior to the planning and construction of your retaining wall. We find inconsistencies, damage, and existing erosion patterns to find and reduce the risk of landslides, rockfall, and avalanches.
Retaining walls protect Seattle properties by stabilizing foundations and terrain during heavy rain and harsh weather. Retaining walls protect against erosion which can lead to landslides or yard damage. Seattle Rockeries contracts top-rated geotechnical engineers to when designing hardscapes to retain consistently safe moisture levels on your property. Our excavation technicians remove soil imperfections while digging channels for drainage systems and water diversion. Retaining walls and then built to create terrace patio areas and structural support on the landscape.
Pavers Article Count: 6
Seattle Rockeries is Washington State's best paving installation, contractor. Our outdoor flooring specialists have decades of experience installing pavers for Seattle homeowners the Pacific Northwest. The most common uses for pavers include driveways, pathways, and walkways. Pavers are designed to minimize foot traffic wear and tear on your landscape and to create outdoor living spaces and driveways.
Pavers are exterior flooring installations that use thin, flat paving stones such as brick, tile, and precast concrete. We also use quality materials including natural stone, flagstone, clay brick, cobblestone, and other Paverstone floorings for outdoor spaces in the Pacific Northwest. Pavers can be designed in many different colors, textures, shapes, and sizes to match any hardscape of home design.
Our paving specialists use drainage efficient base materials and construction methods to eliminate runoff hazards during rainy seasons and Stormy weather. Pavers are great alternatives to concrete in that water is allowed to filter between paver bricks, through gravel, and into structurally stable soil. For large paved areas such as patios and driveways, we offer trench channel drain installation Solutions to capture excess runoff during a torrential downpour.
Excavation Article Count: 11
When constructing a foundation, hardscape, retaining wall, drainage system, paver, or outdoor living space the land needs to be inspected by a geotechnical engineer and prepared for a strong foundation. The process of excavation is critical during the preparation stages of Seattle Rockeries' construction projects. We were skilled labor and heavy equipment to move rock, soil, earth, and other material to create graded areas and specified levels.
Seattle Rockeries excavates topsoil to remove exposed surface earth including vegetation, soil, and other unstable material. Our excavation technicians remove rocks, boulders, and other obstructions which impede the construction of smooth spaces, and solid structures. As a process of Geo technology and drainage system development, our technicians also offer swamp and mud excavation. We remove mud and unstable wet soil mixed with water to leave only structurally stable terrain. When we get to the excavation of the earth we are able to remove the layers below the topsoil to create drainage efficient areas for construction.
Seattle rockery brings equipment for cut and fill excavation or stripping excavation to clear large areas on Seattle properties. We remove shallow and deep layers of topsoil, down to rocks and sand. Our technicians are able to remove unwanted materials and obstructions from your landscape while grading the land. We offer trench excavation services to dig channels a varying depths. In the hardscaping industry trench excavation is used to bury drainage pipes or used for service lines, electrical lines, or sewage lines for new home construction.
Construction Article Count: 5
Seattle Rockeries is a landscape construction contractor servicing Seattle homeowners in the Pacific Northwest. Our construction projects include stonework, pavers, retaining walls, excavation, drainage systems, hardscapes, and outdoor living spaces. We affordably integrate structures and high traffic areas to create outdoor living spaces. Well designed hardscape construction projects by Seattle Rockeries improve visitor safety and protect your property from soil erosion.
Seattle Rockeries is a licensed, bonded, and insured construction contractor in Seattle, WA. We have a well-established portfolio of engineering small and large outdoor construction projects. Before most construction projects, Seattle Rockeries geotechnical engineers conduct a survey of your soil and terrain to find drainage issues and potential hazards. Outdoor construction projects utilize the natural pathways in your landscape to connect outdoor living spaces, patios, decks and entranceways. Our landscape installations are permanent investments for your home.
Rockeries Article Count: 6
Rockeries add structure to your landscape and create spaces for efficient drainage within your terrain. A Rockery can be big or small depending on the size of your available land.
Many rockeries are build during the Fall and used for planting in the Spring, before the hot weather. Large boulders often serve as anchors for rockery gardens utilizing loose, well-drained soil. Rockeries usually start with sandy soil as a base for efficient drainage. Then boulders, stones, and smaller rocks are embedded to add structure. A rockery can then be filled in with compost, mulch and a variety of plants.
Geotechnical Engineering Services Article Count: 5
Seattle Rockeries' engineers assess slope stability to reduce erosion and landslides. We define the soil strength by looking at rock mechanics, geophysics, hydrogeology, and geology. Your foundation and surrounding landscape are supported by soil and rock. Geotechnical engineers evaluate your soil and terrain from an engineering perspective.
Seattle Rockeries collects data on physical properties of ground used for building and construction. Our geotechnical engineers are available when planning hardscape construction projects such as retaining walls, drainage systems, and patios.
Drainage Systems Article Count: 16
Seattle Rockeries' plans include solutions for draining foundations, paved surfaces, water traps, and gutter downspouts. Geotechnical engineers and landscape drainage professionals diagnose your water table, terrain, and soil compositions. Signs of drainage issues include standing water, soggy grass, bare roots, dead grass, mosquitoes, and other swamp creatures. Create a drainage plan to fix dangerous soil saturation levels on your property that affect the health and well being of your family.
Drainage problems destroy the property value of Seattle homes every day. When water collects around structures it destroys interior finishes, drywall, wood flooring, and contributes to foundation failure. Heavy rain and flooding around your foundation can cause soil erosion and landslides.