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Enjoy Your Outdoors More with Beautiful Hardscape Design

“We believe every home and business owner deserves a functional outdoor living space they can be proud of. “

Riverscapes Outdoor Living & Excavation in Clendenin, WV, is your expert hardscaping contractor in the Charleston-Huntington area, with over 20 years of experience. We specialize in creating beautiful, durable outdoor living spaces with our top-quality hardscaping services, including elegant brick or paver patios, stone walkways, and robust retaining walls. Our use of premium materials like natural stone ensures lasting beauty and functionality.

Enhancing your hardscape, we offer additional services like striking landscaping and custom landscape lighting, perfect for adding ambiance and safety to your outdoor areas. Trust Riverscapes to skillfully craft and illuminate your dream outdoor space, combining aesthetics and practicality.

Hardscape Design & Installation Services

 As a professional hardscape contractor with over 20 years experience, we can help you transform your outdoor space into an amazing outdoor living area where you can enjoy spending quality time with friends and family.



After contacting us, a short call to discuss your project and sending us a few pictures of the area, we will visit your property and provide complete site analysis for you new hardscaping, including excavating, grading, concrete & masonry recommendations, and an estimate for the required services.

We’ll help you pick the ideal hardscaping materials that compliment your home and surroundings and suit your budget.

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Retaining walls are one of the most popular hardscape landscaping projects we have provided to people and their homes. The goal is to improve aesthetics, space usage/flow, and functionality. The design possibilities are endless with retaining walls. We offer a wide variety of retaining wall material options for your installation.

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Brick walkway and patios from Hardscaping Contractor, Riverscapes of West Virginia


Adding a beautiful brick patio or walkway to your house is the perfect way to have a place for outdoor dining or entertaining.  We can help you to choose the perfect patio or walkway design for your outdoor space, including patios made from natural stones, brick pavers, etc.

We have the experience and training necessary to build your patio and/or walkway so you can rest assured that it will be beautiful, long lasting, and suit you home’s exterior style. 

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Pavers are a great way to add beauty and value to your home’s exterior while also increasing safety around pools, driveways, patios, walkways, etc. We offer many different options for paver installation, including single-slope, zero-edge designs, or multi-level step patios that are of different shapes and sizes.

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No hardscape project is complete without custom work. We offer many different types of stone and masonry installation and repair services including veneer stone, natural and man made stairs and steps, fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, and more. We can help you choose the perfect stones for your hardscaping project needs- from low-cost option to high-end. Repairing your stone or masonry structures is easy with our experienced technicians that can do everything from minor cracks to the major vertical separation of courses as well as improve drainage. Whether you need vertical re-pointing or stamp/stack repair we can restore your natural stones back to their former beauty.

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Your lifestyle will be more pleasing by incorporating water into it with a fountain, infinity waterfall, or pond.  

Water features can serve as a focal point while providing a peaceful gathering area, especially paired with a unique hardscape patio.  

We can make them small and intimate or larger to cover acreage,  your dreams, and budget are the only limitation. 

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Create the perfect place for you and your family to cook up a meal outside with an outdoor kitchen. We offer installation services on outdoor kitchens, bars, grills, prep areas, sinks, stovetops, refrigerators, and more.  Our expert team can help design and build a one-of-kind outdoor kitchen and prep area any aspiring “backyard” chef would  love. 

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An outdoor fireplace is a perfect way to add a rustic touch to your home and backyard. Our selection of outdoor fireplaces and fire pits come in various designs and materials, so you can find the perfect one that compliments your outdoor living space. Whether you’re looking for a gas or wood-burning fireplace, we have something for everyone. We also offer expert installation services. Contact us today to learn more!

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Enhance the look and safety of your home with beautiful exterior lighting from Riverscapes Outdoor Living & Excavation. We have a variety of exterior lighting options to suit your needs and style, from landscaping lights for your yard, pathway, or poolside lighting and help to create the right environment. We can also help you install outdoor chandeliers and sconces for a sophisticated look.

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Start Your Outdoor Living Project in 3 Easy Steps

Kickstart your outdoor living project with Riverscapes, where simplicity meets excellence. Our efficient three-step process transforms your ideas into stunning outdoor realities

Step 01.

Schedule Your Consultation​

Contact us to set up your initial consultation and share your vision.

Step 02.

Let's Discuss Your Outdoor Project

We discuss your needs, offering tailored solutions and design ideas.

Step 03.

We Deliver Stunning Results​

Watch as we turn your concept into a stunning outdoor reality.

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Serving the Greater Charleston & Huntington Areas


Proudly offering outdoor living services, including excavation, hardscape, and water features, to the Greater Charleston & Huntington, WV areas.

Common Questions We Often Get About Hardscaping

Hardscaping construction is a type of landscape design that focuses on improving the function and visual appeal of your yard using stone elements such as patios, fences, wood fences, walls, fire pit, and more.

Hardscapes are man-made surfaces that can be used in landscapes. This includes things like the outdoor kitchen, walkways, swimming pool decks, etc.

Hardscaping is simply any feature in your landscapes that isn’t made up of plants. They are man-made surfaces like pools, firepits, coated steel, etc. Landscapes on the other hand are anything that has to do with using plants, trees, shrubs, pergolas, flowers to decorate your lawn.

There are many benefits to hardscaping with non-living elements. Some include increased property value, increased curb appeal, added functionality, and so much more!

Hiring a professional hardscaping company is the safest way to go. Trusted hardscape contractors like Riverscapes will work with you every step to ensure that you are getting something that meets your needs. If you’re ready to breathe new life into your outdoor spaces, call us for a free no-obligation project consultation today!

Hardscaping can cost anywhere from a few hundred dollars to several thousand, depending on the size and complexity of the project.   Additionally, a hardscaping project may require extensive excavating and site prep to prepare your land for your hardscape project.

Most hardscaping projects can be completed in a day or two, but larger projects or those with intricate details may take longer. Always consult with a professional contractor to get an accurate estimate.

Most hardscaping features will require some regular maintenance to keep them looking their best. This may include cleaning, sealing, or staining as needed. be sure to consult with your contractor for specific instructions on how to care for your new hardscape!

Check out the latest from our Blog

We want you to get the most out of your outdoor living space.   Check out our latest tips, guides, and other helpful resources to help get the most out of your outdoor living space.

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