Hardscaping Products

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This study covers the United States market for hardscaping products, which are defined as hard goods used in landscaping activities.

Analysis of the hardscaping products market in the US is provided by product:

  • concrete pavers, slabs, and planks
  • lumber (e.g., wood, plastic, composite)
  • blocks (e.g., stone, concrete, and glass)
  • ready-mix concrete
  • stone tiles, slabs, and veneer (natural and manufactured/faux)
  • bricks (clay and concrete)
  • aggregates (e.g., sand, gravel, pebbles, crushed stone)
  • other hardscaping products, such as stone boulders; porcelain, other ceramic, and glass tile; metal and plastic edging; plastic or rubber pavers; and plastic faux rocks

In addition, demand is analyzed by material:

  • clay
  • concrete
  • plastic
  • rock and stone
  • wood
  • other materials (e.g., glass, rubber, metal)

Demand is also segmented by market, including new and renovation and repair applications:

  • residential
  • commercial
  • recreation and infrastructure (e.g., parks, golf courses, playgrounds, roads)

Furthermore, demand is also segmented by end user: professional and consumer/do-it-yourself. Demand by application is also analyzed:

  • patios
  • walkways
  • walls
  • edging and other applications (e.g., sand traps, residential recreation areas, plazas, and surrounds and facing of outdoor fireplaces, kitchens, or other outdoor living elements

Lumber decking is excluded.

Finally, demand is examined by US region.

In addition, retails sales for hardscaping products are provided.

The hardscaping used to produce site-built outdoor kitchens and heating products is included, but similar materials that are incorporated at the manufacturers’ level into prefabricated versions are not. Also excluded from coverage in this category are hardscape products used in non-landscape areas like driveways or roadways. Additionally, bricks and blocks that are part of home structure are generally excluded. Products used in retaining walls are typically not included if the structure necessary to the integrity of yard or building.

Raised beds made from separately purchased lumber are included. Beds made from scratch with salvaged or recycled materials are excluded.

Historical data for 2010, 2015, and 2020 and forecasts to 2025 and 2030 are provided for demand in current dollars (which are not adjusted to account for inflation).

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