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Our Philosophy

We approach every project as if for our own home & family, beginning with a strong foundation. 


In other words, it's the work you DON'T see that makes the beauty of your project last.  Our standard treatment of grading, substrates and all of the boring construction stuff far exceeds other Hardscapers in the area.  In fact, almost half of our projects involve repairing substandard work.  


Our attention to detail, devotion to perfection and outstanding customer service deliver unmatched results.   We love beautifying our community and increasing property values by creating stunning and functional outdoor living spaces that fit your family's needs and personality!


With decades of combined design, construction and engineering experience, our crews offer the knowledge, skills and artistry to bring your vision to life.  

Joel  & Lia Smith, Chief Craftsman and Owners
Lance Merklein, General Manager

A veteran logistics and supply chain management expert with the talent for making it happen for the customer; on time, every time. 25 year Local Huntersville resident with a passion for improving our community. 

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Richard Ockers, Engineer & Permitting Manager

     Richard is a licensed NC Building Contractor. He graduated with honors from the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL).  He also has an MBA in Entrepreneurship from WUSTL Olin Business School on a full scholarship. Richard loves living in Mooresville with his wife, Gina, and their labradoodle, Holly. When not working, he enjoys building high performance cars, and practicing his fine woodworking skills. 

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Full Service Hardscape
Design & Installation of
Outdoor Living Spaces


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