Clay Bricks vs. Concrete Bricks: Brick Pavers for Patios & Walkways

Brick Paver Title

Brick walkways and patios have a timeless appearance and can be installed in numerous patterns but they can often deteriorate quickly overtime in the harsh New England seasons if the wrong type of brick is selected. Most standard bricks are typically made from clay and are porous, allowing liquid and air to pass through, water can … Continue reading Clay Bricks vs. Concrete Bricks: Brick Pavers for Patios & Walkways

How to Build a Borealis Fire Pit out of Borealis Wall Block: Borealis Fire Pit Techo Bloc

Learn how to make a borealis fire pit

There are many reasons to add a fire pit to your backyard. They are attractive, functional, and they are the perfect gathering spot for friends and family. An outdoor fire pit or fireplace can even add significantly to your home’s resale value, as outdoor living spaces are highly desirable features to today’s house buyers. There … Continue reading How to Build a Borealis Fire Pit out of Borealis Wall Block: Borealis Fire Pit Techo Bloc

How to Build a Retaining Wall using Allan Block : Allan Block 6 Degree Classic Retaining Wall Blocks

Allan Block 6 Degree Classic

Retaining walls are necessary to keep back soil and other materials. There are several factors that go into designing this kind of wall, and it is important to consider all of them because it will contribute to the strength of the structure. For example, you would have to consider the total height of the wall, … Continue reading How to Build a Retaining Wall using Allan Block : Allan Block 6 Degree Classic Retaining Wall Blocks

The Importance of Geogrid in a Retaining Wall: Geogrid

Geogrid inbetween blocks

WHAT IS GEOGRID? Geogrid is a manufactured high strength reinforcement grid that comes in rolls of various sizes and strengths. It is composed of high-molecular weight, high-tenacity multi-filament polyester yarns that are woven together into a stable mesh.  Below are examples of different types of high quality geogrid available from SRW Products.   WHAT ARE THE … Continue reading The Importance of Geogrid in a Retaining Wall: Geogrid

Genest Concrete Landscaping & Masonry Contractor Showcase : Genest Concrete Bootcamp 2019

2019 Genest Bootcamp

REGISTER FOR THE 2019 GENEST CONCRETE BOOTCAMP! February 25th, 2019 @ Sheraton Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, NH February 27th, 2019 @ Double Tree by Hilton in South Portland, ME This FREE event is designed to help your business grow! Get a first look at new paver products, gain valuable knowledge about installation methods, and learn … Continue reading Genest Concrete Landscaping & Masonry Contractor Showcase : Genest Concrete Bootcamp 2019

What is the Difference Between Wet Cast Pavers and Dry Cast Pavers: Wet Cast Pavers vs. Dry Cast Pavers

While the aesthetics of your concrete paver are an important part when selecting what will be best for your project, knowing how the paver is made is just as important. Ensuring the paver is suitable for the job will help the overall longevity of the projects lifetime. There are two type of concrete pavers: Wet … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Wet Cast Pavers and Dry Cast Pavers: Wet Cast Pavers vs. Dry Cast Pavers

Create Professionally Installed Natural Stone Surfaces In A Fraction Of The Time: Interlocking Veneer Panels

Interlocking Veneer Panels

NEM is revolutionizing the veneer installation process with their new interlocking veneer panels. These panels can be installed in seconds, compared to 10x the time it takes to lay loose individual veneer stone pieces. What makes these panels different from tradition veneer panels is their staggered shape which makes it nearly impossible to detect seams. … Continue reading Create Professionally Installed Natural Stone Surfaces In A Fraction Of The Time: Interlocking Veneer Panels

New! Alliance Polymeric Sand: G2 Intelligent Polymeric Super Sand

G2 Intelligent Polymeric Sand by Alliance is manufactured by mixing specifically calibrated sand with sophisticated intelligent polymers, which neutralize haze and dust. The end result: a second generation of polymeric sand unlike anything you've ever seen before. No Dust Haze Free No Blower Required One Watering G2 Polymeric Sand simplifies the installation process. Sweeping is … Continue reading New! Alliance Polymeric Sand: G2 Intelligent Polymeric Super Sand