Dig Safe: April is Safe Digging Month

Did you know that April is Safe Digging Month? For over 28 years, the Governors of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont have proclaimed April as Safe Digging Month! The goal of this multi-media awareness campaign is to reminder everyone who excavates or digs to call Dig Safe®  (811 number) to have the approximate location of … Continue reading Dig Safe: April is Safe Digging Month

The Best Type of Mortar Board & Mortar Pan: Gatorback Mortar Board

How'd you like to save more time and money on your next masonry or hardscape project with one simple product? If your answer is "yes"  then keep reading to find out how a Gatorback® Mortar Board or Mortar Pan can do just that. You're probably thinking "How can a mortar board save me time and money?" Well, you'll be surprised... … Continue reading The Best Type of Mortar Board & Mortar Pan: Gatorback Mortar Board

Porcelain Paver Patio: Using Porcelain Outdoors

Porcelain Pavers Versatile. Durable. Stunning. With a new year comes positive change and new trends! With that said one outdoor trend that is gaining traction is the use of porcelain pavers or "slabs" for patios, pool decks, walkways, and driveways. If you don't already know, patios are becoming increasingly popular and it's very easy to see … Continue reading Porcelain Paver Patio: Using Porcelain Outdoors

Mr. Magic Ice Melt: Ice Melt Safe For Pavers & Stone|Mr. Magic Premium Ice Melt

Mr.Magic Premium Ice Melt

Mr. Magic Premium Ice Melt  Our #1 Recommendation for Protecting your Hardscape and Masonry During the Winter Season. Your hardscape project is a big investment so it is important to protect it all year round. Failure to do so during the winter season can result in some serious problems. For example, Water can freeze leaving an ice cover on … Continue reading Mr. Magic Ice Melt: Ice Melt Safe For Pavers & Stone|Mr. Magic Premium Ice Melt

Easy to assemble fire pits: Pre-Made Outdoor Fire Pits

Nothing brings people together like a nice campfire... So why not gather around, roast some marshmallows, and create lasting memories with an easy to assemble Pre-Made Outdoor Fire Pit? An outdoor fire pit can transform your backyard  into the family’s favorite gathering spot and become the place where memories are made. Outdoor fire features have become the hottest growing trend in … Continue reading Easy to assemble fire pits: Pre-Made Outdoor Fire Pits

Where to Buy Concrete Lintels?: Concrete Lintels For Sale in Massachusetts

Precast concrete lintels are an excellent way of providing a robust and cost-effective masonry support over door and window openings. Openings such as doors and windows are essential components of any project but they can pose as vulnerable points in the building’s exterior. Creating an opening in a building or house requires careful engineering to ensure and maintain … Continue reading Where to Buy Concrete Lintels?: Concrete Lintels For Sale in Massachusetts

The Best Sealer for Pavers, Brick, Stone, and Concrete : Breathable Siloxane Silane Sealers

Siloxane based masonry and brick sealers that are breathable and penetrate into the substrate have many advantages over other surface sealers comprised of acrylics, silicone and epoxies. Advantages of Sealers: A breathable sealer will help protect masonry and hardscape in many ways such as, Resist cracking Resist spalling Reduce staining Protects against UV damage Prevents efflorescence … Continue reading The Best Sealer for Pavers, Brick, Stone, and Concrete : Breathable Siloxane Silane Sealers

Concrete Supplement : How to Use Concrete Supplement |The Benefits of Concrete Supplement

What is Concrete Supplement and what are the advantages? To sum it up Concrete Supplement™ is like the WD-40 of the concrete/masonry restoration industry.  Concrete Supplement™ is a revolutionary do-it-all admixture that reacts with Portland cement in concrete, mortar, stucco and grout to produce complete hydration. These unique formulations with complete hydration have increased compressive strength, a reduction in … Continue reading Concrete Supplement : How to Use Concrete Supplement |The Benefits of Concrete Supplement

Leaf Stains on Pavers: How to Prepare Pavers for the Fall and Prevent Leaf Stains

Treat and Prevent Unsightly Leaf Stains on Your Paving Stones this Fall! As you may have noticed during autumn, once the leaves start falling they can leave behind leaf stains on concrete sidewalks. This staining can happen to your pavers too. Protect your hard earned investment and prevent those unsightly stains by sealing your paver patio, … Continue reading Leaf Stains on Pavers: How to Prepare Pavers for the Fall and Prevent Leaf Stains

What Causes Efflorescence and How to Remove it: Efflorescence Causes, Removal, and Prevention

What is efflorescence? Efflorescence is a crystalline deposit of salts (carbonates, sulfates, chlorides) that may appear as a chalky or white haze on surfaces of masonry, stucco or concrete. The efflorescence  you are observing in your pavers is Calcium Carbonate, a by-product resulting from an interaction between the cement used to manufacture the paving stone and the … Continue reading What Causes Efflorescence and How to Remove it: Efflorescence Causes, Removal, and Prevention