Pros and Cons of Interlock Paver Driveways and Walkways

The numerous benefits of using interlock pavers for driveways and walkways for both commercial and residential properties is the main reason for its popularity. Even though pavers cost slightly more than concrete or asphalt to install, home owners reap the benefits of its durability, curb appeal and much more that this material offers, thus saving money in the long run. … Read More

Interlocking vs Concrete: Which is Better?

Should you choose Interlocking or Concrete for your Driveway, Walkway & Patio? Gone are the days when you had to choose between beauty & durability when selecting your material. Today’s materials offer both. That’s why, at Markstone Landscaping, we specialize and install both poured concrete and interlocking stone. We invite you to read this article to help you decide which ... Read More

Step by Step Illustration of Concrete Installation in Milton, Ontario

The photographs below are visual explanations of concrete installation of a driveway, side walkway and backyard patio for a customer in Milton, Ontario. Each step is performed by a crew who specializes in different steps of the construction. Looking to install a new driveway, front entrance, patio or walkway? Find out average price of concrete installation in Ontario and the … Read More

Tips for Maintaining Your Interlock Driveway, Walkway or Patio

Interlock driveways, walkways and patios are elegant and creates curb appeal, however, when weeds start growing between the stones or pavers start to sink/loosen, it will quickly turn unsightly. This can be avoided by following the simple steps below and it will leave your interlock  virtually maintenance free for several years. Step 1: Power wash the interlock driveway/walkway/patio A basic … Read More

Best Places to Use Interlocking Stone Around Your Home

Landscaping projects have been known to increase the property values of houses in the Greater Toronto Area. These projects can include planting of trees, gardening, adding a deck, and addition of structures that improves the curb appeal of GTA homes. And when compared to gardening, one Toronto landscape designer has also mentioned that when it comes to landscaping, "curb appeal ... Read More

Making Your Landscape Stand-Out with Coloured Concrete

Concrete in its purist form is the grayish tone that you find on every side walk. Unless that is the color you are fond of, there is an extensive palette to choose from. Have your landscape harmonize with the surroundings and choose an earth-tone shade or make it stand out by choosing vibrant colors. Whatever you choose, coloured concrete makes … Read More

5 Simple Maintenance Tips for Your Concrete Driveways and Patios

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Homeowners who have invested in a concrete driveway, patio, walkway are looking to increase the value of their home while reducing the costs of maintenance. While concrete is considered to be more affordable than other landscaping materials, it is also a near zero maintenance product which is a main consideration when getting concrete work done. Maintaining concrete can extend the … Read More

How to Properly Install Concrete Driveways and Walkways

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At Markstone Landscaping, we are going to show you how installing concrete driveway, patio or walkway is essentially the same process.  By helping you understand the process and become better informed (e.g. transparency), you can be more comfortable in hiring us or referring us to your friends and family. The process in pouring concrete for a driveway is the same … Read More