Our resources will help you through every aspect of your outdoor living project. From design inspiration to material calculations, Boxley makes it easy to transform your outdoor living space.

Latest Blog Posts

  • General Shale Fireplaces a Perfect DIY Project
    September 22, 2017
    For those who have limited construction knowledge but want to build their own outdoor fireplace, the staff at Boxley Hardscapes recommends General Shale outdoor fireplaces. These sturdy fireplaces come with step-by-step building instructions that include images. By clearly labeling each piece of material in the instructions, you know exactly which…
  • Outdoor Fireplace vs. Fire Pit: Which is better?
    September 22, 2017
    Adding a fireplace or fire pit can be a great way to enhance your outdoor living space. As you decide whether you want to add a fireplace or fire pit, be sure to take the following into consideration. Materials Need Building an outdoor fireplace requires a lot of materials. To…
  • Enhancing Your Outdoor Seating
    September 06, 2017
    Adding a retaining wall, patio, pillar or other hardscape to your backyard can increase your home’s value and appearance. One item people often overlook when installing these items is seating. Boxley Hardscapes in Lynchburg and Roanoke, VA has some seating suggestions that will enhance the look and function of your…

Retaining Wall Software

Save time with these online retaining wall tools from CornerStone Wall Solutions. These tools will enable you to gain specifics on material estimations, multiple design scenarios, and engineering requirements.


Rules of Thumb

Our Rules of Thumb guide is a great resource to calculate the amount of materials you need for your project based on square feet, square yard, or cubic feet.

Paver Patterns

products accessories paver 90herringbone

90° Herringbone

100% - 6 X 9 Rectangle

products accessories paver 45herringbone

45° Herringbone

100% - 6-9

products accessories paver modified herringbone


25% - 6 X 6 Square, 75% - 6 X 9 Rectangle

products accessories paver running bond

Running Bond

100% - 6 X 9 Rectangle

products accessories paver stack bond

Stack Bond

100% - 6 X 6 Square

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I Pattern

25% - 6 X 6 Square, 75% - 6 X 9 Rectangle

Download Our Design Guide

The Boxley Hardscapes Design Guide features a wealth of information for all your backyard design needs, like retaining walls, pavers, fire pits, and many other products to sculpt your outdoor project.