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Five Backyard Ideas to Improve Your Spaces at Home

May 16, 2017

Backyard Landscaping Ideas - Lighting

Terra Nova offers a wood like appearance, but it is actually concrete tile. Terra Nova is cast using 40 different cuts of wood.   Backyard Landscaping Ideas The best backyards are multifunctional extensions of the home. They provide a space to unplug, entertain and play. Unfortunately, most backyards are woefully underutilized,... (0 Comments)

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Summer Student Builds Fireplace Kit

August 25, 2016 by Barkman

This summer I, Jason Plett, a summer student here at Barkman Concrete, was given a challenge to build a Compact Fireplace. At first, I did not think I would be able to build it because of my total lack of construction skills, but after some reassurances and encouragement, I... (0 Comments)

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Pavers Versus Slabs: What’s the Difference?

August 02, 2016

When it comes to choosing a hardscape surface for your home, you’ll find that products are generally split into two categories; pavers and slabs. Both are highly durable, easy to maintain, and come in a variety of shapes and colours. For your convenience, Barkman has a colour and... (0 Comments)

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Six Things to Look for When Selecting a Barkman Contractor

May 16, 2016 by Barkman

Not all contractors are created equal. Over the years, we've had the opportunity of visiting a lot of houses, big and small. Many feature driveways and patios that are incredibly well landscaped, but we've also seen homes with poorly installed product. A bad installation can result in a... (0 Comments)

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Barkman Featured in Interlock Design Magazine

October 28, 2015 by Barkman

The latest issue of Interlock Design Magazine takes an in-depth look at Calgary's revitalized St. Patrick's Island Park. The park makes extensive use of barkman's Broadway 318 in two prominent areas of the park: the Confluence Plaza and the Seasonal Breach. The article gives... (0 Comments)

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