Making Hardscape Easy

Updated Feb 7, 2013

These pavers and materials won’t put you off to a rocky start


Go green Pine Hall Brick’s StormPave permeable clay pavers in a Rose color can help qualify in six LEED categories: under Materials & Resources: Credit 4 recycled content, Credit 5.1 regional materials manufactured, Credit 5.2 regional materials extracted; under Sustainable Sites: Credit 6.1 stormwater design quality control, Credit 6.2 stormwater design quality control, 7.1 heat island effect non-roof. The pavers have a life expectancy of more than 100 years. Pine Hall Brick
Get rid of dirtClean concrete surfaces with Techniseal’s HD Paver Preparator. Designed for heavy-duty work, it is specially formulated to dissolve tough efflorescence (whitish salt) and remove ground dirt on pavers, slabs and retaining walls made of concrete. It works deeply without discoloring or damaging the material, brightens colors, cleans evenly and enables sealants to better penetrate the surface. Techniseal
Give curb a shape-upWith more than 20 curb-shape attachments, Tygar’s Bengal curb machine can create edging like narrow, natural-looking Belgium Stone borders. With this system, you can start with a smaller package and add components, such as new stamp patterns, as you grow your business. Tygar holds demos in Atlanta, Georgia, and select locations around the country for interested contractors. Tygar
Unique rocksAdd natural-looking signs to your list of services with Boulder Designs, a franchise system that trains landscapers how to design and create boulders. Their custom boulders – like this one for the Coraopolis Historical Society in Pennsylvania – can be used for names, addresses, memorials, business signage, ranch markers, schools, parks and subdivisions. Boulder Designs
Rustic charmKeystone Country Manor combines the appearance of rustic, hand-laid stonewalls with the strength of Keystone’s modular, pin-connection technology. Pins help ensure every Country Manor project is strong and secure, and the three unit sizes help create a random appearance and allow for construction of more than just retaining walls. Made of high strength concrete, Country Manor can also be used for mailbox columns, planters, outdoor fireplaces and benches. Rustic Charm Untitled 1
Prebuilt outdoor livingStone Age Manufacturing’s prebuilt series combines the performance of its modular systems with real brick finishes. The line features fireplaces, pizza ovens, kitchen islands, fire pit kits and American-made grills and appliances. The series comes in preassembled and prefinished packages. Prebuilt Outdoor Untitled 1




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Landscapers use a variety of attachments for doing everything from snow removal to jobsite cleanup, and regardless of how often they are used, every landscaper has a favorite attachment.
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