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.

Project Feature: The Denbigh House Clubhouse for Brain Injury Survivors

The Denbigh House has been reaping the benefits of their patio and garden this summer, harvesting different vegetables that are used in communal meals. The center is a “clubhouse model program for individuals with brain injuries,” says Club House Director Jessica Dupuy. The center is designed to help individuals rehab from brain injuries, and their… 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 »

Project Feature: Eagle Bay Patio Becomes Community Hub

Tradition Brewing’s got it all: great beer, fun events, and an amazing patio. However, the patio at Tradition Brewing has grown beyond just a place to enjoy a tasty beer with friends on a Saturday afternoon. It’s turned into a community hub for the Newport News area. Tradition completely renovated a section of a larger… Read more »

Project Feature: American Legion Post 247

HARDSCAPE HERO OF THE YEAR winner Donald Sherbeyn of Sherbeyn’s Lawn & Landscape recently completed a project at American Legion Post 247 that’s been garnering attention from the local community. The American Legion enlisted Sherbeyn to improve the curb appeal of its newly built facility. The post has been at the same location since 1946,… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Project Feature: A Dream Patio Built In Phases

Homeowner and realtor Julie Koob of Napier Realtors knew she wanted a patio almost as soon as she bought her house. But, her 10 years as a licensed realtor have also taught her that a little strategic planning can go a long way when it comes to turning a house into a home. We caught… 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.

A Sneak Peak into Eagle Bay’s 2016 Catalog

With brand new project photography, new homeowner testimonials and for the first time, a feature of Eagle Bay Hardscape Heroes, this is our most finished catalog yet.

HARDSCAPE HERO: Osterhus Outdoors

Congratulations to our newest Hardscape Hero, Ken Osterhus of Osterhus Outdoors!

Osterhus Outdoors is located in Salisbury, North Carolina, and is known for their desire to “take unhewn landscape and form it into a more inhabitable work of art.” The company completes all kinds of projects from retaining walls and spillover spas to fire pits and outdoor kitchens, but their specialty lies in installing fiberglass pools.

Hardscape Showcase – Bill & Angela Gray

Bill & Angela Gray of Chesterfield, VA recently completed a major front and back yard project. “We planned this project to be a major transformation of our property to be completed in annual stages with two additional stages to finalize the entire project,” says the homeowner. Describing his inspiration for the project, Bill said, “For… Read more »

Lickinghole Creek Brewery Gets a Fire Pit

When our friends at Lickinghole Creek Brewery asked us to come out to sample some of their beers, we hopped in the truck and headed out to the beautiful Goochland, VA farm that serves as their base of operations. But we didn’t show up empty handed. We brought along a fire pit kit and assembled it on their patio.

Hardscape Highlight – The McQuaids

After looking for ideas in magazines and online, the McQuaids hired a contractor who introduced them to Eagle Bay products. “The pavers looked very natural against the wooded background. The patio seems to blend into the natural landscape versus appearing out of place. There were so many options to choose from – which made the decision difficult – however we ended up with a style that was perfect for us,” beams Mrs. McQuaid.