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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What can I expect during the construction period?

Hardscape installations are messy work. There will be mud, but it will be gorgeous in the end. Nearly all of our work produces dirt and dust. For this reason, we advise our customers to keep doors and windows closed and to remove outdoor furniture from the construction area. Unless your project involves overlaying existing

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How can I reach out to start my landscape construction project?

Simply give our office a call and we will pass your information on to our installation manager. If you want to give yourself a leg up in the process, fill out the questionnaire found below and include it in an email to us. This way our installation manager has an idea of the work

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How long do landscape installations take to complete?

This ultimately depends upon the scope of the job. A simple installation of mulch or ground cover can be completed in a day or two by a small crew, while a patio or walkway can take one week. Throw in a retaining wall, fire feature, or an outdoor kitchen, and the crew could be

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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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