Benefits of Interlock versus Asphalt Driveways

In recent years, interlock pavers have become a popular choice for driveway surfaces.  Its versatility, durability and longevity are amongst some of the benefits that comes with it.  But how does interlock compare against asphalt driveways in Ontario?  With our defined seasons, it is important to install a material that can withstand the hot summer days as well as the ... Read More

How Much Does Interlocking Pavers Cost?

Interlocking pavers is a popular choice when it comes to landscaping your driveway, front entrances, backyard patios or pool decks. It is durable, versatile and has a wide range of styles to customize any landscape, unlike asphalt surface. But how much does it cost to install interlocking pavers? There are 3 things that determines the price: Size Interlocking pavers are calculated ... Read More

Interlocking Design Ideas For Your Front Entrance and Walkways

The front entrance & walkway is an important part of your home. It is the first point of contact your friends & family will have and also gives the first impression to passerby's. Therefore, many homeowners enhance the landscaping to these areas to add curb appeal and also to provide an inviting welcome to guests. When remodeling the front entrance ... Read More

Landscaping — Why It’s Important for Your Home

Landscaping (no matter where you live and where we serve – Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Burlington, and Milton) is important for a number of reasons that include: Bringing vigor and energy to the space Increasing value to your home Less yard work Landscaping Improves Curb Appeal For some people, curb appeal landscaping is a good way to help get your home sold ... Read More

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

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