What is Stamped Concrete?

Stamped Concrete for your Backyard, Driveway, Walkway and Front Entrances Looking for a new and unique way to finish your concrete? As outlined in our previous article, there are many different types of concrete finishes to choose from, including brushed concrete, exposed aggregate concrete, stamped concrete and limestone-finished concrete. In this article, we will go into more detail about a … Read More

Choosing the Concrete Finish for your Driveway, Walkway and Backyard Patio

Are you considering concrete for your driveway, walkway or backyard patio? If you think concrete is boring, you may want to think again. There are many different types of concrete finishes to choose from, and you have the option of adding colour, borders and cut lines to give it a unique look and feel. Below, we've outlined four of the ... Read More

Updating Your Front Entrance to Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is a term used to describe a home's visual attractiveness as seen from the street. It's what gives people their first impression of your home before they step inside. It's also a term often used in real estate – great curb appeal can be a significant asset. Your front exterior sets the tone for your entire home. Outdoor ... Read More

Guide to Driveway Extensions in the Peel and Halton Region

People don’t often give their driveway a lot of thought. That is, until it needs repair or begins to feel too small. There are many different reasons someone might decide to widen their driveway, and shuffling cars every time you need to go out might be near the top of the list. Whether your teenager has recently gotten their license, … Read More

Landscaping the Whole House with Both Interlocking Pavers and Exposed Aggregate Concrete

We field many questions from homeowners in terms of which material to choose for their driveway, walkway, front entrance and backyard patio, whether interlock or concrete. As covered in this article, both have their benefits. That said, there is no reason why homeowners can’t use both interlocking and concrete materials around their property. You can take advantage of the benefits … Read More

Best Places to Use Exposed Aggregate Concrete Around Your Home

Best Places to Use Exposed Aggregate Concrete Around Your Home In recent years, exposed aggregate concrete has become a popular choice for use on driveway, patio, pool decks and front entrances. With its combination of various aggregates exposed, it breathes new life into the standard gray tone in traditional concrete landscapes. Possessing the same durability as plain concrete, exposed aggregate ... Read More

What is Exposed Aggregate Concrete?

When deciding on the look of your landscape, there are many good options to use for your backyard patio, pool deck, walkways, driveway and front entrance.  In addition to interlocking pavers and the plain poured concrete, another good alternative for homeowners is Exposed Aggregate Concrete, an option that adds texture, color and style to the overall look. What is Exposed ... Read More

How We Install Concrete Backyard Patios – A Visual Illustration

One of our landscaping customers in Mississauga was tired of mowing their lawn and decided to replace their grass backyard with a modern concrete patio. The photographs below outlines our process for installation of a concrete backyard patio using specialized landscaping crew (which includes the excavation crew, framing crew, cement pouring crew and cleanup crew) to ensure our services are ... Read More

Benefits of Concrete Versus Asphalt Driveways

When deciding on paving a driveway, there are several materials to choose from. Each option comes with its own unique characteristics and offerings. In this article, we will discuss the pros and cons of paving concrete versus asphalt driveways in Ontario. Concrete Driveway Benefits in Ontario Concrete driveways are known for its durability, longevity and versatility. If installed properly and ... Read More

How Much Do Concrete Driveways Cost in Ontario

Many homes in Ontario use concrete for their driveway, front entrance, backyard patio or pool deck because this landscaping material is durable, stable and low maintenance. As an example of its durability, concrete driveways can last for over 20 years, unlike asphalt driveways which only lasts a maximum of 8 years. There is also the added advantage that weeds will not grow ... Read More