Welcome to our blog. Here you’ll find how-to’s, new product information, and tips on entertaining, landscaping and more – everything you need to get the most out of your hardscape all year long.

Eagle Bay Fire Features: Product Guide, Cleaning & Safety

An Eagle Bay fire pit or fireplace makes the perfect centerpiece for any thriving outdoor living space, extending and enhancing your outdoor entertaining season. We currently offer dozens of variations on our fire features. This helpful guide will make understanding the differences between our available options easier. Fire Pits Eagle Bay fire pits come in… Read more »

Project Feature: Veteran Gets New Backyard

HARDSCAPE HERO Scott Prunty of Solid Structures recently completed a project with Give a Hero’s Welcome, a collaboration that Mike’s Hard Lemonade runs in partnership with Boot Campaign and local sponsors to help a veteran’s family get the backyard of their dreams. Friends and neighbors are encouraged to nominate veterans who are enduring hardship after… Read more »

Introducing GroundWork from Eagle Bay

At Eagle Bay, we pride ourselves on being easy to do business with. We understand that shopping for pavers and learning about hardscapes can be daunting. To make it easier, we developed an educational video series called GroundWork. GroundWork is designed to help our customers, dealers, and contractors quickly and easily learn about the products… Read more »

Project Feature: Refreshing the VA Beach Oceanfront with Techniseal

Eagle Bay and Techniseal hosted a joint product demo at the 20th Street beach connector in Virginia Beach last month. The project included revitalizing a 20-year-old compass inlay and donating a custom-made Virginia Beach city seal to be installed at 26th Street. Making the project even more special, Techniseal and Eagle Bay contacted Justin Hampton,… Read more »

Project Feature: COVA Idea House

The 2017 COVA Idea House, located in Ashby’s Bridge, is a testament to the power of teamwork. Fifteen of the area’s best designers, builders, and suppliers, including Stephen Alexander Homes and Neighborhoods, Visionscapes Land Design, Inc. and Eagle Bay, combined forces to create the perfect house for coastal living. The COVA Idea House showcases the… Read more »

Project Feature: Eastern Mennonite University Memorial

Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg will soon complete a memorial for a prospective softball player who was tragically killed weeks before the start of the school year. Kaitlyn Aylor was slated to attend the University in the fall of 2016 but was killed in an ATV accident just a week before school started. The athletic… Read more »

The Eagle Bay Design Studio: VizTerra in 2017

Since we launched our Design Studio last April, we have created hundreds of VizTerra 3D renderings for our contractors. However, a lot has changed since then. Cole Lineberry, our Residential Designer, has spent countless hours learning the program and expanding Eagle Bay’s capabilities within the software. We’re excited to share this technology with our customers… Read more »

Eagle Power: Eagle Scout Project Completed With Eagle Bay Pavers

Only four percent of Boy Scouts nationwide achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank possible in the program. In order to become an Eagle Scout, a Scout must fulfill a number of requirements, including planning and executing a project designed to benefit the local community. Nolan Zunk, a 17-year-old junior at Clover Hill… Read more »

Eagle Bay 2017 Dealer Day

Earlier this month, we hosted our annual Dealer Day at the Hilton Richmond Short Pump Hotel and Spa. Dealers from all over the region joined us to learn about market trends, our VizTerra Design Studio, and new products and colors. The day started with Greg Kirkman, Director of Sales, giving an in-depth presentation on dealer… Read more »

Introducing the Brisa Freestanding Wall from Eagle Bay

The Lab at Eagle Bay has been busy creating new colors and products this Winter. We recently announced two new colors, Mocha and Potomac, and now we’re proud to announce Brisa, a new freestanding wall from Eagle Bay. The Brisa Freestanding Wall mimics the look of natural stone and is ideal for straight or curved… Read more »

The Science of Dust: The Lab at Eagle Bay

Within the heart of the churning production facility at Eagle Bay Headquarters sits a quiet room. This room is lined with test tubes of aggregate, sand, concrete and color. Drawers are stacked high with color samples of the same paver rendered over and over and over again. There’s a machine for sifting, a pool for… Read more »

ASLA Merit Award Recipient: Devil’s Backbone Brewery Basecamp

Photo by Windridge Landscaping Nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Devil’s Backbone Basecamp is a sprawling facility centered on a beautiful beer garden. David Anhold of Anhold and Associates, PLC, designed the facility to fulfill the vision of Steve and Heidi Crandall, the owners. The Crandalls traveled to several European biergartens and… Read more »

Scary Easy Ways To Choose The Right Color For Your Hardscape

Picking the right color for your hardscape may seem easy but in reality, designing a beautiful patio takes some research and careful decision-making. Most contractors are pros at helping you choose everything from paver style to picking the color. Here are some tips to get your research started, and help make sure you’re considering all of… Read more »

Winter is Coming: New Eagle Bay Fireplaces for Your Patio

Picture this. You’re settling into a comfortable chair on your patio. The sky is darkening on the horizon, and the trees are rustling lightly as a cool breeze blows through. You exhale, hold your wine to your nose and shiver. Because you’re freezing. Moment ruined. It may not seem like it right now, but colder… Read more »

Common Problems That Patios Solve

Most homeowners think that patios are installed for leisure, and on a flat backyard. But after asking our Hardscape Heroes why their clients approached them, we found that many projects were about solving detrimental problems in the client’s yards.

Twice the Hero: Brian Gillespie

Meet March’s Hardscape Hero winner, Brian Gillespie of Ultimate Hardscapes! If his name rings a bell, it’s because Brian was our October 2014 winner.

The Installation Phase: Walk-through

So you’ve hired the “right” contractor, approved your project budget, picked a design and decided on your paver products. What now? Well my friend, the time has finally come. Let’s put in that patio.