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In The Trenches

November 18, 2014

I was recently on a trip to Northern Alberta for the sole purpose of visiting two sites we recently supplied trench to. You may ask “If you’ve seen one site, haven’t you seen them all?” to which I would answer an...

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Add Warmth This Fall With a barkman Firepit.

October 06, 2014 Stone Oasis Circle Firepit

Cool breezes, falling leaves, early sunsets and changing colors. Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Don’t let cooler weather prevent you from enjoying time with others outdoors. Extend your patio season with a barkman firepit. They can add a warm ambience to a...

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The Advantages of Precast Concrete Steps Over Cast-in-Place

September 08, 2014

When putting in a new set of concrete steps at your home or business, you’ll ultimately need to decide between two options; precast concrete steps or cast-in-place. Both are significantly stronger than wooden steps, allowing them to hold up to changing weather and high volumes of foot traffic...

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Curing Your Harvest Grove Pizza Oven

August 11, 2014

Upon purchasing your Harvest Grove Pizza Oven, it is important cure the oven in order release the latent moisture left over from the manufacturing process. It’s a great opportunity to practice building fires in your new oven and ensures it performs at its best. Here’s a...

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Permeable Pavers: A Green Way to Solve Water Management

July 24, 2014

Increasingly, water management is an important issue for homeowners and municipalities concerned about excessive storm flooding, reduced water quality for drinking and swimming and polluted streams, rivers and lakes. Many of these water issues are the direct result of the presence of asphalt and concrete paving, which prevents the ground...

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