Life Life Outdoors In Your Dream Hardscape

A table with a cup of orange juice and a wicker chair.

Ever been trying to relax in the living room, Uncle Bill is watching TV at the maximum volume, kids are raising a ruckus, and you just want a quiet place to escape to? ​We make those places for you. Imagine just soaking up the peace of a summer night outdoors on your patio as the fire crackles…

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Weed Remedy for Hardscapes

A small plant is growing in the middle of a brick walkway.

Having weeds come up in your beautiful paver patio is annoying, and is not ‘conducive’ to enjoying your favorite outdoor area. It gives your outdoor area an unkempt look. And it can often be difficult to remedy the situation, and no one wants to regularly pull weeds in their patio, of all places. First, let’s…

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5 Problems With Stamped Concrete

A stamped concrete patio with steps and steps.

Stamped concrete is a poured concrete slab that is imprinted with a design or texture to replicate the look of pavers, natural stone, or another substance. Stamped concrete is often colored or dyed as an added feature.  Stamped concrete is a cheaper alternative to pavers, yet holds more aesthetic appeal than regular concrete. However, stamped…

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Permeable Pavers: What They Are and How They Work

A driveway with wooden garage doors and brick pavers.

We often get questions about this relatively new paving style, so in this article we’ll answer some common questions about permeable pavers and discover a few advantages and best practices along the way. What Are Permeable Pavers?Permeable pavers fall under the broader industry category of permeable paving solutions. Permeable pavement is a surface designed to…

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Patio Hardscaping: Poured Concrete or Patio Pavers?

A patio with a swimming pool and lounge chairs.

It’s a question that’s been raised time and again by professionals, do-it-yourself enthusiasts, and homeowners looking to make a wise investment decision. It’s important to understand that both concrete and pavers have a place, and what’s best for one area may not fit another. To understand how these products differ, we first must clarify what…

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How To Stop Weeds From Growing Between Patio Pavers

A small plant growing on a brick walkway.

Patio weeds are frustrating, but can be eliminated easily.  ​Why do weeds persistently grow in the joints of my pavers? This is a common question we hear and a problem that you might be encountering now that it’s early spring in Central Pennsylvania. Misconceptions About Patio WeedsWeeds do not grow from underground up through the…

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