Garden Paths & Walkways: Easy Garden Path Ideas

Happy Earth Day! What better way is there to enjoy mother nature than by strolling through a beautiful garden path? A well designed garden path can create an inviting atmosphere for you and your guests, plus it can enhance the functionality of your garden. There are numerous ways you can create a alluring and fun garden path, you just … Continue reading Garden Paths & Walkways: Easy Garden Path Ideas

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

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

Bricks (Types, Styles, Colors, and Textures)

A Quick Overview of Brick Styles, Colors, and Textures! With so many manufactures and innovative computer technology, consumers now have an even greater selection of classic brick styles, colors, and textures. Brick can deliver classic beauty, strength, and durability to any home or building. We will give you a very brief overview of some popular brick manufacturing … Continue reading Bricks (Types, Styles, Colors, and Textures)