Brushed Concrete for Your Driveway, Walkway, and Backyard Patio

When it comes to enhancing the aesthetic appeal and durability of outdoor spaces like driveways, walkways and back patios, choosing the right material is crucial.  While there are many material options to choose from, including interlocking stone and concrete, one of the most popular options is Brushed Concrete. In this article, we will explore what brushed concrete is, its advantages, ... 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

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

Ensuring the Longevity of your Interlocking Driveway and Patio: Choosing the Right Sand During Installation

In our previous articles, we have mentioned that one of the primary benefits of using interlocking pavers on your driveway and backyard patio is that it doesn’t require as much maintenance over time, other than the occasional power wash and refilling of polymeric sand. This is predicated on the fact that the interlocking pavers were properly and professionally installed from ... 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

Choosing the Right Design for Interlock Patios

Ideas for Designing your Backyard Patio Adding a backyard patio for your home provides a great place for you to relax and unwind, as well as to entertain friends and families outdoors. To ensure you get the most benefit from your patio, some planning and forethought will help towards your long-term enjoyment of your backyard. In this article, we outline ... 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

How Long Does Interlock Pavers Last?

How Long Does Interlock Pavers Last? When considering a material to be used for your landscaping, interlock pavers are second to none. They are extremely durable, provides limitless design options and easy to maintain. Most importantly, when installed properly, interlock pavers can last upwards of 40+ years. This is due in part by the durable and weather resistant materials that ... Read More

All You Need to Know About Interlock Pavers

By definition, interlock is "to connect so that motion of any part is constrained by another".  As suggested by its name, interlock pavers are a type of paving material, commonly made of cement or concrete, that is connected together by a mixture of pavers, bedding sand, edge restraint and joint sand. When installed properly, this combination becomes a unified whole, ... Read More

Grass Free Alternatives For Front & Back Yards

Lawns Without Grass Advantages Revolutionize your outdoor space with innovative landscaping that transcends the traditional grassy lawn. Imagine a front yard or backyard that embodies beauty without the backbreaking work: no more relentless mowing, watering, or battling weeds and pests. Instead of the usual grass lawn, consider the charm of effortless perennials, the elegant touch of interlocking stonework, and the ... Read More