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Wall Construction 101
Retaining wall products are becoming more popular as we construct many vertical landscape features or seek to increase the actual useable space of a given area of land.
What are Pavers Made of?
People tend to throw the terms “paver” “paving stone” “concrete paver” “brick paver” around interchangeably. That is because of the many changes that pavers have undergone over the years, leading to the variety of options on the market today.
Thru-mix vs. Face-mix
At Unilock, we refer to thru-mix products as “classic” pavers and face-mix products as “Enduracolor” pavers. We also offer a line of products called “Elegance”.
Removing Stains from Pavers
You have a beautiful outdoor living space, but with people coming and going, and the changing of the seasons, you may find that enjoying your space has left some unsightly residue behind on your pavers.
Material Choices for Your Outdoor Fireplace
The decision to add a fireplace to your outdoor living space is a fairly easy one. For most homeowners, fire features quickly become a welcome addition to the landscape, bringing increased resale value and helping to create an always-inviting area in the landscape for entertaining or relaxing.
How to remove leaf stains from pavers
There’s almost nothing worse than seeing your gorgeous pavers stained by leaves. Can I clean it with some windex? Should I pour some bleach on it? Should I replace the pavers? These are all questions that might be running through your mind.
How to Lay Patio Pavers on Dirt
Indeed this is a common question for first time do it yourself-ers. And the answer is a resounding “No! Don’t’ do it!”
How to Grow Moss Between Pavers
Moss is one of those things that one person considers a nuisance and another considers attractive, adding to the “country” or “old English” look and feel of a paver installation.
How to choose a laying pattern for your paving project
The moment you select a pattern for pavers is when you really bring your outdoor living spaces to life. Paver patterns can be used to highlight specific areas, add depth to the patio design, section off a space or an “outdoor room”, and create strong visual interest.
How to Add Pavers to an Existing Patio
Do you live in a brand new home that was sold to you with a concrete patio? Or, perhaps you moved into a mature home with an existing patio that is still in good condition? In either of these situations, homeowners often find that the current outdoor living space isn’t a perfect fit with their family’s needs.
How much base is required for paving stone installation?
In the hardscape world, we talk a lot about the importance of proper base preparation. In fact, the long-term performance of your paving stone project is determined by the quality of the work that is done to prepare the base below your pavers and walls.