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Hire the Right Professional Landscape Contractor

Finding the right professional landscape contractor is not always an easy job. Does a friend or neighbor recommend their contractor? If people you trust were happy with their experience, then most likely you will be too.

Embrace Overlooked Living Space - Front Courtyards

When most people think of courtyards they are probably thinking of spaces at the side or at the back of a home. In actuality courtyards are most often created in the area between the front entry to your home and your driveway. What better way to create additional living space and curb appeal to your home than by creating a beautiful front courtyard. My wife and I love to sit outside in the front of our home in the evenings just to say hello and meet up with neighbors that we have not seen in a while. We also like to sit in our courtyard early on Sunday mornings, as we enjoy our coffee and the morning sun that we do not get in the backyard.

Do's and Don'ts of Paver Installation: Installing the Pavers 3/3

As of now, your project area is beginning to take shape with a solid prepared base.  The next step is laying the pavers where you can finally begin to see your plan take action!  The following guidelines will help ensure your project is exactly what you have imagined.

Do's and Don'ts of Paver Installation: Base Preparation 2/3

It is now time to get your project started.  Preparing a proper base is crucial for any paving stone project; again, you can refer to Unilock’s technical guide as well as take into account the following pieces of advice to ensure the pavers are being placed on a substantial base:

Do's and Don'ts of Paver Installation: Pre-installation and Planning 1/3

People don’t realize the amount of work involved with the installation of our paving stones, I am not saying that to scare anyone off of their project but a little planning will go a long way. Unilock provides an excellent technical guide for the proper installation of pavers, so please refer to it for details. To avoid common mistakes, follow these steps:

Unilock - How it all started

In 1972, a European stone mason, sparked an idea in the mind of an entrepreneurial homeowner.

Sources for Design Inspiration

If you’re reading this blog, you probably are starting to think about designing a new paver patio, driveway, walkway or pooldeck. To create a great space, you need to design a sense of place. An outdoor room that feels good and cozy. Driveways should be appealing and inviting.

Chicago Park District Mary Bartelme Park Opens

First project in the City of Chicago with smog-eating permeable pavers

Wolffe Landscape Architecture wins Blue Ribbon Award using Unilock's Eco-Priora

Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park in Chicago, IL demonstrates a commitment to clean water.

Historic Buckingham Fountain in Chicago Undergoes a Renovation with Unilock

Renovation adds 235,000 sq ft of permeable pavers to the Chicagoland area