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How to Set Grade for Hardscape

Chances are your landscape is not level. It’s also likely that you didn’t think anything of it until you began a hardscape project.  However, there’s nothing worse than finishing your project to find out water runoff drains toward your house instead of away from it. In this article, we’ll share a few simple steps to. . . Read More

How to Build Stone Columns

Overview Difficulty: 2 Cost: 4 Est. time: 3–4 hours Materials Wall blocks Capstones Landscape fabric ¾” minus gravel Flexible Exterior Grade Construction Adhesive Landscape stakes Marking paint (white) Tools Work gloves Wheelbarrow Pickaxe Shovel Garden rake Broom Tamper Rubber mallet Line level 24-inch level Carpenter’s square Tape measure Caulk gun So you want to build. . . Read More

Don’t Underestimate the Small Rec

What is the Small Rec? Most people like the Camino Stone, and with good reason. Its cobbled old world charm and vivid pattern combinations lend themselves well to beautiful project designs in almost any setting. What most people don’t realize, however, is that Camino Stones come in three sizes. Everyone loves the Large Rec and. . . Read More