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Best Practices for Cleaning and Sealing Paver Patios, Walkways & Driveways

Are you wondering how to make your paver patio look new again? Your quest for answers may have led you to a great question, “Do pavers need to be sealed?” And if so, how often does it need to be completed? What kind of prep work should be performed before the sealing?

Or maybe you’re considering installing a paver patio, walkway, or driveway, and have questions surrounding their maintenance.

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5 Paver Patio Problems: Are These Common Issues Legitimate Concerns?

Are you considering a paver patio but worried about some of the problems with pavers you may have heard? Maybe you heard these allegations from a local concrete company or even someone you know who has had a problem with their own paver patio?

These problems don’t seem to happen to everyone, so you might be wondering whether these are legitimate concerns that should stand in your way of the patio you want.

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Stamped Concrete vs. Pavers vs. Natural Stone: What's Best for My Lancaster, PA Backyard?

When it comes to choosing the best material for your patio, there are a lot of considerations to keep in mind as you explore your options.

Of course, you want to be sure that you don’t overspend but you also may be worried that taking a shortcut with materials could lead to wasted money or aggravation.

You likely want to make the best possible choice in order to be able to get a good return on your investment—and a lot of enjoyment out of the finished product.

In order to help simplify “what’s out there,” we’ll take a look at some of your options and what points to keep in mind. Whether you’re looking at pavers vs. a concrete patio, pavers vs. natural stone, or stamped concrete vs. natural stone, we can help guide you in deciding what’s right for you.

 

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4 Expert Tips for the Best Paver Patio Design

If you’re investing in a new patio, chances are, you want something original that doesn’t look like every other patio on the block. While you might know you want something unique, you may not be sure what’s out there. That’s why you may be searching for some patio design tips that will help you to create something out-of-the-ordinary.

When it comes to customizing a patio, you want to be sure that you’re finding a pro who isn’t just giving all of their customers the “same old, same old.” By exploring a lot of different patio design ideas, you hope to bring lots of ideas to the table but also work with a professional who will have patio design examples of their own.

In order to keep those ideas flowing, here are four tips for the best paver patio design.

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Lititz, PA Landscaping Case Study: A Panoramic Experience

Lancaster County is known for its unique blend of residential areas and rural countryside.

The picturesque views of sprawling farmland are part of what makes the region so charming. Small towns throughout the county each have their own specific personality. It’s no surprise that one such community in Lititz, PA was voted the “Coolest Town in America” in 2013.

Lititz homes are highly sought after. In fact, it’s quite desirable to find a home that has one of the stunning views that overlooks the countryside. For this reason, when you find that perfect setting, you want to ensure your Lititz, PA landscaping goes a long way in enhancing that view.

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Case Study: Lancaster, PA Patio Design Project with an Old-World Charm

Even a small backyard can be spectacular. That was the case for this historic estate, which had a sprawling front yard, but not a tremendous amount of space to work with in the back. The new homeowners (who had recently relocated there) had a lot they wanted to accomplish with the yard and it required maximizing the available space to get as much out of it as possible.

Projects on the wish list included a patio design that incorporated various entertainment, dining, and living spaces. More specifically, they desired a cigar patio off of the sunroom, a dining patio for guests or family dinners, an entertainment area, and a cozy fire pit zone. It was a tall order for a small space and required some out-of-the-box thinking.

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9 of the Coolest Outdoor Kitchen Appliances We've Installed

Whether it’s boiling a big pot of corn outside, grabbing a cold soda from the fridge, or even just having a place to neatly tuck away the trash, it’s the outdoor kitchen appliances that can make or break the convenience factor of your brand-new outdoor kitchen.

They might seem like small details, but it’s appliances like these that really complete the space. After all, nobody wants to take a seat at the bar only to realize they have to trudge all the way back to the house to get a cold drink. And when you’re in the midst of cooking raw chicken, it’s not enough to just wipe your hands on a towel. You want to be able to actually wash them in a sink with running water.

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