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Hardscaping Services

If you are looking for a property maintenance company that offers rock-solid hardscaping services, you are certainly in luck. SML Services offers the most sought-after services in the region, ensuring you get the hardscapes you deserve. From retaining walls to stone pathways and concrete patios, the SML team does it all.

Call us today to access our excellent rates, incomparable customer service, and stunning hardscape features. We are family-owned, minority-owned, and we are here to give back to the whole community.

Schedule your no-obligation consultation by dialing (202) 425-1872 at your convenience.

Hardscaping Our Way to Success

Are you looking to beautify your property with practical and eye-catching features? If so, we are the landscape professionals for you. Over the years, we have mastered the art of retaining wall construction, patio building, and more. Additional hardscape services we offer include:

  • Pond construction
  • Porch construction
  • Stone walkways
  • Outdoor living areas
  • Retaining walls
  • And more

Our hardscaping team boasts years of experience and a dedication to their craft. Their unparalleled expertise means we can build just about anything you want. With a range of services tailored to your needs and wants, we help you maximize your return on investment.

Your property is brimming with potential. Allow our team to realize it. Quality, durability, craftsmanship—with our services, you enjoy all three.

Personalized Consultations for Superior Hardscaping

Here at SML Services, we pride ourselves on developing one-of-a-kind projects tailored to our clients’ needs.

That’s why we begin every project a personalized, no-obligation consultation. We work closely with every client. We take the time to get to know you—your wants, your needs, and your goals for your project. That way, we can provide a superior service experience tailored precisely to your preferences.

On consultation day, we’ll arrive at your location to assess the worksite and discuss your project in person. We’ll walk you through our services, and we’ll sit down with you to discuss your options. From there, we’ll provide you with a clear quote for the job, including costs for material and labor, as well as a timeline for the project. We’ll make sure you have all the information you need to make an informed decision on your investment—and to feel confident that we’re the top team for the job.

Discover your options. Discover all that we can do to realize your vision for your yard. Contact us to book your no-obligation consultation today.

Humble Beginnings

Progress is a slow process, but we have managed to make more progress than most in our short careers. Since opening our doors, we have made a positive impact throughout all the corners of our community. We employ hard working young individuals, support community organizations, and we never forget where we came from. You can even read about our humble beginnings here in the Washington Post, if you wish.

Serving Over 80 Clients

We like to tell people to judge a landscaper by the number of longtime clients to their name. Repeat clients indicate that a professional does their job well enough to keep people coming back again and again. As for the SML team, we have over 80 dedicated clients to our name. The list grows and grows with each passing year.

Are you looking to secure a place in our preferred client list? All you have to do is pick up the phone and contact us. There is nothing we like more than a chance to show a new client what we're made of.

Upfront Quotes on All Hardscaping Services

You shouldn’t need to second-guess how much things will cost. SML Services is here to make sure you don’t have to.

With every job we undertake, we start by providing a clear quote to the customer. We carefully plan and prepare every project to factor in all costs and ensure the accuracy of our quotes. We also refrain from charging hidden fees or concealing our prices in other ways. With us, what you see is what you get—and what you get is quality hardscaping at a fair price.

We strive to provide a transparent, honest service where your needs come first. Our quoting process reflects that level of transparency. We prefer a communicative, collaborative approach that takes your needs into account. It’s part of what sets us apart as a service provider—and that makes us your top choice for local hardscaping services.

Residential Hardscaping Done Right

Homeowners can depend on the services of SML Services. We offer start-to-finish solutions that take the stress out of home improvement projects, and that give you the picture-perfect results you deserve. Whether you’re looking to install a new patio, build a retaining wall, or pave a few garden pathways, we have you covered for quality hardscaping.

Working closely with you, we develop a personalized project plan based on your needs and specifications. We consider all details and factors to ensure the job’s done on time and within budget, giving you just what you need to enjoy your yard to the fullest.

Make the most of your space—and contact us to get started today.

We can help with:

  • Patio and deck construction
  • Gazebo and pergola construction
  • Water feature installation
  • Retaining wall construction
  • Outdoor living area construction
  • Pathways and walkways
  • Driveways
  • Pool construction
  • …and more

Whatever the job, we have the skill, expertise, and resources to do it right. For all your home hardscaping needs, consider us the go-to choice.

Your Commercial Hardscaping Specialist

SML Services is proud to offer quality commercial hardscaping to businesses of all sizes and industries. Our years of experience make us a leader in commercial hardscaping, developing masterful solutions that elevate the form and function of your space. Whether you’re looking to boost your curb appeal, encourage foot traffic, or create a stellar outdoor leisure space for staff, our team has your back.

Partner with us, and we’ll work to create a custom-designed hardscape tailored to your business. Using professional-grade materials proven to last, we work with diligence to ensure your hardscaped surfaces meet the highest industry standards.

Custom Hardscaping Design

You have a vision for your landscape—and we’re here to bring it to life.

We develop custom hardscapes designed with your needs in mind. Tailored to your specifications, our workmanship provides flawless results that improve your property value and maximize your return on investment. Enjoy the very best in hardscaping, custom-made to your liking. Contact SML Services today.

A Full-Service Hardscaping Company

We’re a full-service hardscaping contractor. We can handle any job—no matter how big or small—and we’ll handle it from start to finish. From the initial design to the final unveiling, we maintain a meticulous job site to deliver superior-quality results on time and within budget. Whether you need a new walkway, hardscaped garden, or poolside patio, we’re here to help.

With our full-service hardscaping services, you can expect:

  • On-time service
  • Prompt turnarounds
  • Personalized consultations and designs
  • Transparent quotes
  • Friendly, courteous crew members
  • Extended warranties
  • Complete satisfaction guaranteed

Licensed and insured, SML Services is the hardscaping company you can trust. When you choose us for local hardscaping, you can rest assured you’ve chosen right. See for yourself the quality of your work. Contact us to book your no-obligation consultation today.

Hardscape Repair, Maintenance, and Restoration

Is your retaining wall or stone patio looking a little worse for wear these days? We can help with that.

We offer a complete range of repair and maintenance services for all types of hardscaped surfaces. Brick, stone, concrete—whatever need’s repairing, we have you covered with quality results at fair prices.

We follow a rigorous inspection process to verify our findings and get to the root of hardscaping issues. Leaving no stone unturned, we provide a superior repair that enhances durability, improves performance, and maximizes weather resistance. The result? Superior hardscaping that looks flawless and that’s sure to last.

If you have a path, patio, retaining wall, or other hardscaping feature that needs a little love, we’re here to give it a new lease on life. Contact us to book a repair today.

Get Creative with Hardscapes

The secret to customer service lies in customization. You don't want a generic stone pathway or a build-by-numbers patio. No, you want hardscape features that suit your property perfectly. With us, those are the sorts of features you get. We take all the time needed to bring your unique vision to life.

We tailor every aspect of our services to you. Do you need last minute retaining wall repairs? We will arrive at a time that suits you best. Do you want to book our services several months in advance? Let us know. We will schedule ourselves accordingly.

Precise Hardscape Installation

The precision of your hardscape installation is the number one factor that determines the success and longevity of your investment and whether it will function as intended. To produce long-lasting results that you can remain delighted with for many years to come, installation technicians must consider:

  • Traffic flow in each area (walking, playing, children, pets)
  • The mechanics of ground temperature changes
  • Weather in your area
  • Drainage
  • Grading
  • And more

Creating the perfect outdoor space is a combination of art and science our technicians have mastered. From meticulous planning and preparation to carrying out installation work with great accuracy, we make sure to get it right the first time.

Would you like to know more about an installation process specific to a project you have in mind? Explore cost-effective options during an obligation-free consultation with a licensed professional from our team.

How We Stand Out from Other Hardscape Companies

Our intention is to go beyond just adding stone features to your yard. That’s how we set ourselves apart from other local hardscape companies. In addition to delivering breathtaking results, we work diligently to provide you with:

  • Innovative design options that allow you to breathe life into your vision for the perfect green space
  • Open communication, so all your questions are answered promptly
  • Competitive pricing and top-tier building materials
  • Respect for you, your property, and your neighborhood while we work
  • Long-lasting solutions to any landscaping challenges you face
  • And more

Sit down with us during a risk-free consultation to flesh out your ideas with the experts that local businesses and private residents trust. Call to book your appointment today.

10 Ways Hardscape Landscaping Benefits You

Want to spend more time outside and wow your guests at the same time? Here are the top ten ways hardscape landscaping can benefit you:

  1. Hardscaping requires very minimal maintenance.
  2. It gives your property value a significant boost.
  3. You can choose to make your property more accessible.
  4. You gain the ability to infuse eye-catching dimensions and clean lines into your design plans
  5. Hardscaping can be used as a tool to prevent erosion.
  6. You can extend your living space and enjoy fresh air with your family, friends, and guests.
  7. You can direct traffic by creating pathways and walking spaces that will keep people from trampling grass and tender plantings.
  8. You can choose to grade your property to address past drainage problems and other issues.
  9. Adding physical borders helps to define your space and add eye-catching beauty that is unique to your taste
  10. You can reduce resources required to care for your lawn, including water, fertilization, and maintenance

Truth be told, when your goal is to transform your backyard, there are a lot more than 10 solid reasons to consider partnering with a licensed hardscaping technician. We’d like to learn more about the specifics of your space and the ideas you have so we can offer you a comprehensive quote. Reach our team by phone or email to book an appointment.

Hardscape Contractors Committed to Quality

When you want to guarantee impressive results with your hardscape construction, then SML Services is the team for the job. We go to great lengths to ensure all of our work lives up to our high professional standards, so you never have to worry about us cutting corners with your hardscaping.

Intelligent Hardscape Design

Our hardscapes are the product of careful planning and design. When you hire us to build a retaining wall or make any permanent changes to your landscape, we begin by taking all of the relevant details into consideration. We make sure that we measure the load your hardscape will have to support and that it will be able to withstand the elements for many years.

High-Quality Materials

All of our bricks, pavers, and other landscaping rocks are sourced from trusted suppliers. Even our paver bases and sands are carefully considered to provide our customers with unbeatable results. If you want to ensure that your hardscaping doesn’t look cheap or degrade prematurely, then you can’t go wrong with our premium materials.

Precision Equipment

In addition to our supplies, we also put a strong focus on the tools that we use. In order to provide our clients with hardscape installations that we can be proud of, we make sure that we utilize some of the best tools available. Thanks to our professional equipment, we are able to ensure our hardscapes are level, balanced, and structurally sound. 

Protect and Beautify Your Property with a Hardscape

If your landscape feels like it is missing something, then hardscaping is a great way to add character to your property while also adding other benefits. A retaining wall can help you create a level surface for your lawn while also helping prevent erosion. With a stone walkway or patio, you can break up the monotony of your landscape while also cutting down on foot traffic that can harm your plants.

Increase Your Property Value with Hardscaping

Our services are guaranteed to be a worthwhile investment in your property. Thanks to the quality of our work, there is a high chance that our hardscape construction will make your property more attractive in the real estate market. And because hardscapes tend to last for many years, you never have to worry about diminishing returns on the money you spend. 

Fair Prices from Your Hardscaping Company

Our budget-friendly rates make your hardscaping decisions even easier. We are confident that we can work with your budget and help you get an incredible addition to your landscape. We encourage you to reach out to us for more information on our hardscaping options.

Cut Down on Property Maintenance and Water Use

One of the often-overlooked benefits of hardscaping is that it will reduce the time you spend looking after your landscape. Bricks and stones do not require the regular watering, trimming, and fertilizing that softscapes do, which means your property will always look great with minimal effort. The decreased need for watering also helps you save a significant amount of water every year, which is good for your wallet and the environment. 

Contact Our Hardscape Experts Now

Is it time to add some artfully constructed hardscape features to your property? If so, simply pick up the phone and dial (202) 417-2979. After conducting a thorough and helpful consultation, we will get to work on the preparations and construction. Before long, you will have a retaining wall or gorgeous patio. We elevate properties to new heights and lift up our community at the same time.

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