Topic: Hardscapes

Video: The Importance of Soil Compaction

MARTINEZ – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re installing a new concrete driveway or patio, don’t overlook the importance of the soil base beneath it. Today we’re in Martinez with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor David Figueroa of Kodiak Construction to learn more….Read More

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Considerations for Concrete Installation

MARTINEZ – When installing a concrete feature such as a driveway or patio, it’s crucial to follow proper procedure—otherwise, the installation will be susceptible to settling over time. Here are a few important aspects to consider: • Whether it’s plain soil…Read More

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Video: Benefits of a Dedicated Walkway

UNION CITY – Host, Sarah Rutan: When it comes to investing in home upgrades, one exterior improvement can increase both functionality and curb appeal. Today we’re in Union City with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Andrew Headington of System Pavers to learn more….Read More

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Benefits of a Dedicated Pedestrian Walkway

UNION CITY – One aspect of home design that often gets overlooked is pedestrian access to the front door from the sidewalk or driveway. In these cases, getting to the front door can be an awkward ordeal, whether you have to…Read More

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Video: Benefits of Paver Sealing

SAN JOSE − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you have a paver installation on your property, it’s worthwhile to consider the benefits of having it professionally sealed. Today we’re in San Jose with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Roger Van Alst of Black Diamond Paver…Read More

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The Benefits of Paver Sealing

SAN JOSE − Whether you have an older paving installation or are putting in a new one, it’s worthwhile to consider the benefits of having it professionally sealed. Since paving stones naturally fade over time, applying a sealer helps preserve their original…Read More

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Video: Benefits of Polymeric Sand

SAN JOSE − Host, Sarah Rutan: When installing new pavers, one additional measureworth considering is the application of polymeric sand. Today we’re in San Jose with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Roger Van Alst of Black Diamond Paver Stones & Landscape to learn more….Read More

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The Benefits of Polymeric Jointing Sand

SAN JOSE − When installing a paving stone fixture, one option to consider is the application of polymeric jointing sand. Unlike regular jointing sand, this product is instilled with a glue-like substance that goes in dry but is activated by moisture, which…Read More

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