Build a Wall

Building small garden walls are well within the range of doable DIY projects that can be completed by the homeowner. Retaining walls on the other hand require engineering and special consideration of site conditions and surcharges, which may be out of the scope of what most homeowners can handle on their own. We firmly

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Lay a Patio

We get a lot of customers who are looking to save money by installing either a natural stone or a paving stone patio or walkway themselves. We don’t mince words when we help these customers - laying a patio is a lengthy and labour-intensive undertaking. However, if you are up to the task, you

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Polymeric Sand

Polymeric sand is an important part of a paving stone installation. Polymeric sand is a specially formulated blend of sand mixed with polymers which, when spread in between pavers and wetted, becomes a powerful binding agent, similar to mortar. This helps to stabilize your interlocking stones while preventing weeds and ants from entering between

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Laying Turf

If you are ready to take the exciting step of installing artificial grass into your yard, you’ve made a great choice by choosing the best and most natural looking turf around - Bella Turf! Apart from offering you the best artificial grass available, their website is a fantastic trove of knowledge and assistance. After

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Call Before You Dig

Every year, homeowners in Alberta damage buried utility lines on their property, resulting in costly repairs, injuries, and even fatalities. We cannot stress how important it is for you to know the location of utilities before you begin any work in your yard. Whether it is a patio or a tree install, anytime you

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How to install sod

Laying sod can be labour intensive. It is best to install sod with a helper, and ensure that you take adequate breaks, especially during warm temperatures. The ground should be fully prepared prior to receiving your order of sod to ensure your sod is laid when fresh. To prepare the ground for sod: Remove

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