DCC Masonry & Landscaping, Inc. Put Beacon Hill XL Units to Good Use in Commercial Project on West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich, CT
Two years ago, James Scaglione and company conducted a stunning installation at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, now DCC Masonry & Landscaping, Inc. are turning their focus on another commercial project on West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich, CT. The project includes 33000 Sq. Ft. of Beacon Hill Flagstone XL in the Steel Mountain color option, which was chosen to match with the grey linear accents of the building.
The size and weight of Beacon Hill Flagstone XL Units make them ideal for commercial applications such as this. The paver measures in at 20.875″ X 34.625″ X 2.375″ (53 CM X 88 CM X 6 CM), giving it the proportions needed to cover large surface areas without the space appearing busy. The weight of the paver also means that the surface will remain even and the pavers will stay in place over many years of heavy commercial use.
In order to put these hefty pavers into place, DCC Masonry & Landscaping, Inc. used a Mammoth Mite vacuum lifter. This two-man paver lifter distributes the weight of the paver between two crew members, effectively halving the load. For even more effective load reducing, a UniLyft paver laying assist machine can be used to effectively reduce the weight of each paver to zero, allowing a single crew member to lift and maneuver an XL unit, or multiple smaller pavers at once, into place.
For this project, the pavers are held in place with pre-placed heavy concrete curbing. This differs from most residential paver applications in that edging is usually put in place after the hardscape has been constructed. Here, however, the concrete curbing acts as a helpful guide by designating the space into which the units can be cut and carefully slotted.
The project promises to make a lasting contribution to the public space on West Putnam Avenue. We wish the DCC Masonry & Landscaping crew all the best for its completion.
Unilock Authorized Contractor:
DCC Masonry & Landscaping, Inc.
20 Banksville Avenue
New York 10506