If you have read some of our other blog posts, you know we’re huge advocates of “do it once and do it right.” This is because we have seen too many jobs go awry due to a step being missed during the paver installation process. This critical step is compacting the base. A proper compact will help maintain … Continue reading How Failing To Compact Will Ruin Your Paver Project
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
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
Building a patio out of paving stones or "interlocking concrete pavers" can be a beautiful and valuable addition to your home and can offer a durable, low maintenance area for you and your family to enjoy. You may opt to hire a professional mason but with these 10 steps you can install a paver patio all on your own!
Protect Pavers and Other Hardscape & Masonry this Winter! Protect pavers with these 4 simple tips! Keep these in mind this winter to help prevent any damage winter may bring to your pavers, brick, or any other hardscape products . I've also included 3 Tips on how to protect your roof and prevent any water damage from ice dams. … Continue reading Protect Pavers During Winter