Category: Updates

Advantages of Polymeric Sand

July 02, 2019

Applying polymeric sand is one of the last steps in installing a patio or path and comes after all the paving stones have been laid. Polymeric sand is designed to fill the gaps between pavers,  to keep them solidly in place, prevent weed growth and allow for proper drainage from the patio. This step finishes […]


Creating a Backyard Oasis with Barkman’s Landscape Kits

May 31, 2019

Homeowners can elevate their backyard in many ways, creating an outdoor living space that their family can enjoy for years. It provides a venue to socialize outdoors, a staycation that can host numerous events. In fact, a recent survey shows 66% of homeowners would like to own fire pits and fireplaces in their residential space. […]


Welcome To Our New Website!

May 09, 2019

We are excited to launch our new website, which is our most comprehensive and informative website we’ve ever had. It’s built from the ground up, packed with new features that will help in planning your residential or commercial projects. Here’s a video that details our new website features:     We hope that the new […]


Gather Your Friends for Warm, Enjoyable Long Evenings

May 02, 2019

After what felt like a long winter, spring has once again arrived! At Barkman we love enjoying long evenings surrounded with family and friends around the fire. Roasting marshmallows, making gooey s’mores and enjoying frothy cups of hot chocolate feels like the perfect way to spend an evening. We recognize that finding the perfect firepit […]


Barkman Is Among 2019 Canada’s Best Managed Company Winners And A Finalist for FEYA

March 15, 2019

The month of March ushered in some warm temperatures as well as company achievements that we are truly proud of. We feel honoured to have been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the second year in a row and to be a finalist in FEX Manitoba’s 2019 Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA). “What amazes me about Best Managed […]


Building a Patio

July 21, 2018

Adding a patio to your backyard is an excellent way of getting more out of summer. Building a patio, however, takes a bit of work and careful planning. Here is how to correctly install a Barkman patio in your backyard. Step 1) Planning Once you have chosen your location, it’s time to do some preliminary […]


Gather the Family for Father’s Day

June 13, 2018

Father’s Day is right around the corner and provides all of us an opportunity to honor and celebrate the father figures we look up to, the men who provide stability, love, guidance and strength to our lives, and who always have our backs. While presents and cards are great, the most valuable thing that you […]


Plants for Your Patio

June 01, 2018

Warm weather is here which means it’s patio season! Patios are a wonderful addition to any backyard because they allow us to connect with nature in a practical and beautiful way. Sitting and relaxing on your backyard pad is always wonderful, but there are ways to make your patio even better this season, and one […]


Barkman and the University of Calgary Partner for Architectural Design Competition

April 24, 2018

For the second year running, Barkman partnered with the University of Calgary to hold the Architectural Student Design Competition. Students were tasked with designing an element or series of elements using precast concrete that would act as a physical barrier for pedestrians and cyclists travelling alongside a road. In Calgary, the addition of curbs and […]


Barkman Featured Heavily at Winnipeg Home and Garden Show

April 03, 2018

Barkman is excited to be returning to the Winnipeg Home and Garden Show, now in its 44th year. This year the Barkman booth will feature Broadway 65mm in the new Prefetto Granite colour mix, the Harvest Grove Napoleon Grill and Compact Pizza Oven landscape kits, and Cast planters. Barkman has also partnered with eleven other contractors, each of which will be displaying Barkman […]