A well-designed landscape can truly transform the over-all comfort and experience of a home, not to mention enhance its value. And hardscaping is the foundation to any Muskoka landscape. Mike Rieger truly has an eye for how people use outdoor spaces and it's reflected in the end product. Using the highest quality material and the right sized equipment for the job, along with an experienced and skilled crew, what once was bland is soon stunning.
Roof overhangs are great for keeping the rain off you but the drip edge not only erodes the soil around your home or cottage, it splashes mud onto the exterior walls. Perhaps a diversion of ground run off is needed to reclaim a soft and soggy area. Positive drainage away from your structure is key to erosion protection and is accomplished with proper grading and application of a variety of natural stone and man-made products. Not only does it stop the erosion; it also keeps the tall grass and things that live in the grass away from the home. Rieger Contracting can provide alternatives that enhance the look of your Muskoka home or cottage.
FEATURED STONE WORK
Sometimes vast spaces look bland, even in Muskoka. People walk or park where you would rather they did not. Rieger Contracting as your landscape contractor can transform these spaces with a few weathered boulders to enhance visual appeal and encourage appropriate use of space.
Create an elegant garden bed, elevate a walkway, or enhance a stunning lookout. Whatever the reason, Rieger Contracting constructs retaining walls of natural or man-made products that enhance the natural surroundings. Large indigenous boulders naturally weathered and installed to suit your taste, with the empty spaces planted in any variety of vegetation, particularly suit the landscape. Not only will they last for generations but they will look like they have been in place for a few already. For a more modern look, any number of man-made products can be used to provide structure.
FLAGSTONE PATIOS AND WALKWAYS
Let Rieger Contracting help you wow your guests with a cocktail hour to remember on a beautiful flagstone patio with plantings of creeping thyme or clover accenting the edges. Turn your favourite place to view the Muskoka sunset into a gathering place for great conversations or comfortable reflection.
Granite pathways make the walk from the cottage to the dock, or any path that seems to be heavily traveled, into an experience. Meandering stone steps, wide enough for two to comfortably walk and talk coupled with landings for a quick break to catch your breath, make those steep inclines more manageable. Rieger Contracting installs large portions of thick granite slab to define any pathway. They look great and last generations, plus they help to keep dirty summer feet to a minimum.
We would love to hear more about your upcoming project!