Hardscaping is a type of landscaping centered around non-living elements like patios and other structures. We use a variety of materials to create custom elements to fit your style. Charlie Dittmar Property Maintenance can design anything you desire for your property, but here are some of our more popular items.
Summer in Maine is short, and you want to make the most of it. To help you do this, we can build a custom patio that you can enjoy for years to come. We can add a patio to any part of your yard. We can build your patio from wood, stone, or brick. Our owner will come to your home to measure the space to obtain the correct specifications and build your patio to fit.
A stone wall can be just the finishing touch that your yard needs. We can build stone walls that are both decorative and practical from any type of brick or stone that you desire. We can build a stone wall to fit any space you need it to.
You want your home’s entry to be welcoming to your guests. We can help by building a custom walkway. Our owner will come to your home to obtain the correct measurements and build a walkway that best accommodates you. We can use any material you desire. Some popular choices among our customers include fieldstone, brick, and bluestone.
Steps & Landings
You want to be able to move around your yard safely. If there is a change in the grading of your property, we can add steps and landings. These can be built as part of a patio or walkway or on their own. Our owner will come to your property to determine how many steps and landings are needed and how to best incorporate them into the landscape.
Garden beds are plywood structures with 2′ x 4′ framing that can be made to protect gardens from snow damage and snow load. Garden cover can be laid down with spruce branches in the fall to protect against thaw and refreezing. Our garden beds are built to last over 20 years with regular maintenance. If you already have a garden bed, we can add mulch to it or any other space.
Please note that all work is done by the hour. Our winter and fall rate is $40 an hour, plus a charge for power equipment that ranges from $7-40 per hour. Our spring and summer rate is an additional $10 per hour. Please contact us for an estimate on your specific project.