What is Stamped Concrete?

January 6th, 2014

Stamped concrete is concrete that has been stamped with a special mold, giving it the appearance of stone or tile. Stamped concrete has become a great alternative to plain old poured concrete and an affordable choice for those looking for a stone finish. There are hundreds of different textures and patterns available to choose from, giving your patio or walkway the look of brick, slate, cobblestone, tile or even wood.

Stamped Concrete Entryway

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Tumbled Pavers – Get the Look and Feel of an Old, Stone Road

October 23rd, 2013

Whether you own a home built in a previous era, have an outdoor space that feels unique and vintage or just want to add a touch of old-world flair to your property, tumbled paving stones might be just what you’re looking for.

Large Estate with Tumbled Paver Driveway

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How to Stain a Deck

September 13th, 2013

Whether you just installed a new wooden deck or your existing deck simply needs to be re-stained, following these simple steps will have it looking like new again. If you’re happy with the color of the wood, then a finish is all you’ll need. But if you’d like to change the appearance of your deck, a stain should be applied as well.

Wooden Pool Deck

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What is Flagstone?

August 20th, 2013

Flagstone is a general term given to sedimentary rock used in paving and landscaping. Sedimentary rock is formed over time by strong pressure and heat, which forces together layers of small particles and creates a strong, dense mass. This formation is then split into thin sheets which we call flagstone.

Flagstone Pool Patio

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Permeable Pavers

July 23rd, 2013

Permeable Paving Stones with Running Hose

Water Run-Off Into Storm Drain

Even in Southern California, where rain isn’t a regular occurrence, storm run-off can still be a problem. With a common cement or concrete driveway, rainwater rolls down onto the street and into the storm drain. The rain carries with it things like grass, fertilizers, trash and other contaminates that go down into the drain.

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