The exterior of your home is just as important as the interior. Choosing attractive stone, concrete or clay paving will ensure that your patio, driveway and garden paths look great. Garden decking is another attractive and functional addition to your garden, providing you with the ideal area to relax outdoors. Installing decking and laying paving and tiling can be tricky and these areas need to be maintained regularly too. So hire a professional to install hard landscaping like driveways, paving, patios and decking. This could also make your house more attractive to potential buyers and increase your home's value.