Keep Protecting Your Pavers In The Winter

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The winter season is here, and with it comes the rain, snow, and ice. This may seem like a great time to go outside and play in the snow, but what about those of us who have paved patios? If you don’t take the necessary steps for winterizing your patio, they will be damaged for […]

Can Heavy Rains Harm Your Driveway Pavers Over Time

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Most people would agree that rain is one of their least favorite types of weather. While it helps to keep the planet green, rain can wreak havoc on a home. Even modern buildings can have weak points when it comes to water, and this means that property owners have to work hard to avoid the […]

What Type of Contractor Builds Retaining Walls Best

Retaining Wall Contractor

Once you have determined the extent and type of construction work that will be necessary on your property, the following step is to hire the most qualified contractor for the job. Ask your landscape architect or designer, with whom you have previously worked, if they know of any reliable contractors in your area who are […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Paver Installation and Design

Do's and Don'ts of installing pavers

Before you dive into fitting your new pavers, it is a good idea to take a moment to make sure that you do it properly. After all, they are a significant expense and you want them to look good and last for many years. Here, we look at some of the do’s and don’ts when […]

What Are Permeable Pavers

Permeable Pavers

In times of extreme weather – which seems to be more and more often these days – our built infrastructure needs all the help it can get. One contribution to this necessity is the increasing popularity of permeable pavers, which are intended to reduce water runoff into drains and sewers, and protect roads and footpaths […]

Can You Build a Fire Pit on Top of Pavers

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A patio built out of paving stones – or pavers – is a very pleasant addition to any garden, an alternative to decking which is harder-wearing and endlessly customizable. Once it’s in place, you can add more or less what you want. This includes patio furniture, heaters, potentially a water feature, maybe a barbecue grill… […]

Should Driveway Pavers Be Sealed?

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The short answer is yes, you should seal driveway pavers. Paver sealant helps to keep your paver patios, driveways, and walkways looking fantastic all year around. If you leave these outdoor elements alone and neglect to maintain them, then they can quickly look dull due to daily wear and tear. After all, if we’re not […]

Tips on Hiring a Retaining Wall Contractor

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Looking to hire a retaining wall contractor? In this post, we’ll help you do your research by offering you some essential tips on what to look for when hiring a specialist. Should you attempt to do the work yourself first? Many DIY enthusiasts might be interested in maintaining or constructing retaining walls by themselves. After […]

Paver Patio Installation: DIY or Hire a Professional?

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There are some DIY jobs that everyone can do, such as painting a wall, putting together a new bedside table, and even changing a tire. However, some jobs do just need to be left for professionals. There is a reason it takes time for them to train and become experts in their field. Knowing what […]

Difference Between Landscape and Hardscape Outdoor Contractor

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What is the Difference between Landscaping and Hardscaping Design? If you are a fan of your garden, you may have thought about how you plan on upgrading it every year. Will this be the year you finally dig out the vegetable garden? Or will this be the year you redo all of the flower beds? […]