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How To Make The Most Of Your Yard This Summer
With the sun making its presence known longer and the temperatures rising, who can blame you for wanting to just get out there and soak it up? We’re rounding up some innovative ways to enjoy your front and back yard this summer.
What is the Best Brand of Pavers?
If you’re considering a paver patio, pool deck or driveway project, chances are you’ve done some “Googling” to research contractors, design ideas and the best type of paver products to use.
Umbriano – a fine jewel in the Unilock crown
With its smooth, modern lines, soft bevelled edges and fine granite particles, the Umbriano paver from Unilock knows how to make an entrance – or a patio, pool deck and even a driveway for that matter.
7 Things to Consider When Designing Outdoor Kitchens
An outdoor kitchen does have a certain element of extravagance. It’s an entire, defined space dedicated to the preparation of meals among family and friends – set outside, no less. From a practical side, an outdoor kitchen extends your home’s living and entertaining space and allows you to make the most of your backyard.
Benefits of EasyClean Technology
Just like natural stone, pavers have fine capillaries that can trap dirt, liquids and other substances like ketchup, BBQ sauce, coffee, mustard, wine, motor oil, and wet leaves. If allowed time to settle into the paver, they can be difficult to clean and may even leave a stain. That’s why there’s EasyClean, a proprietary technology from Unilock that makes paver clean-ups faster and easier.
Before and After – The Backyard Edition
What will your dream backyard look like? It can be hard to envision the transformation of your retreat where you’ll relax, spend time with family and friends, and soak up the sun’s rays.
Tackling the Problem of Weeds Between Pavers
Often the easiest plants to grow are the ones you don’t want – weeds. Sometimes, weeds like to take up residence between paving stones where they are not only an unsightly annoyance, they can also be difficult to get rid of.
Can pavers and tree roots get along?
We’ve all seen patios and walkways that are wavy, uneven or splitting at the joints. This is often the result of shallow tree roots growing beneath the surface. Although tree roots grow very slowly, over time their roots can exert tremendous pressure on hardscaping elements in their path disturbing the carefully laid foundation and causing the upheaval of paved surfaces including paving stones.
Jointing sand. Small detail. Big difference.
A great deal of thought goes into choosing just the right paving stones for your patio, driveway or walkway. You want to make sure your stones match the color palette and the character of your home. Then, when you’ve picked your pavers, you have another decision to make – jointing sand
How Many Years Do Pavers Last?
Anytime you embark on a home project, you want to be sure that the time, work and financial investment you put into it will pay off down the road. One of the first questions homeowners ask when they are considering concrete paving stones for their outdoor project is, “How long do pavers last?” The answer may surprise you.
Make a Grander Front Entrance with Walls
Every home should have a front entrance that embraces guests as they make their way to the front door. Setting the scene might include a handsome door in a bold, complementing color, an arrangement of potted plants, soft lighting to show the way, and a decorative chair or two.