Barkman | 70 Years


Barkman Celebrates 70 Years of Creating Concrete Solutions

March 08, 2018 by Barkman

Barkman Hardware Arnold, Edwin and Peter Barkman started Barkman Hardware when they first bought Bills’ Paint Shop on Mainstreet in 1948. Starting out as a small tinsmithing shop, the company soon grew to include all manner of plumbing and heating supplies.  According to the late Peter B... (0 Comments)

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Peter Barkman, Co-Founder of Barkman Concrete, Passes Away at 88

April 12, 2016 by Barkman

We Remember Peter Barkman September 8 1927 - April 3 2016 (0 Comments)

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Spring Cleaning - Paver Care

April 24, 2013 by


  To prolong the life of your pavers and keep them looking their best, routine maintenance is recommended. While barkman pavers are resistant to de-icing salts, dirt, grime and other organic materials, staining can still occur due to the porous nature of concrete. In general, dis... (0 Comments)

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Trenching in Alberta

September 28, 2012 by

barkman was able to showcase their trenching at a trade show in Alberta recently. Along with that, I was privileged to be allowed to visit a location where trench had already been delivered and was being installed as I was on location. The site visit was great and spending most of the afternoon with... (0 Comments)

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Early barkman Ad Illustrations

July 23, 2012 by

In the early 70's, barkman ran a series of illustrated ads in local newspapers. The ads were intended to advertise barkman steps, pavers, and septic tanks, which at the time were barkman's primary product lines. In the years following, barkman moved away from freestyle cartoons and began usi... (0 Comments)

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