Category: Product Information

What Are Paver Base Layers?

It’s What’s Underneath That Counts One of the most common mistakes you can make when installing pavers is not having the correct base layers. In dealing with hardscape products, your base includes the layers of aggregate directly under your paving stones that give your hardscape stability, strength, and permeable power. Let us go over what […]

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Retaining Wall Material Requirements

Are you thinking of putting in a new Barkman retaining wall? Correctly measuring your base and drainage material is essential to ensure your installation stands the test of time. By using the table below, you will be able to calculate your material requirements. For more information on installing our walls check out the Wall Installation […]

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Paver Material Requirements

Are you thinking of putting in new Barkman pavers? Correctly measuring your base and drainage material is essential to ensure your installation stands the test of time. By using the table below, you will be able to calculate your material requirements. For more information on installing our pavers check out the Paver Install Guide which […]

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How To Build a Patio

Adding a paved patio to your home is an excellent way to get the most out of your backyard. It may seem daunting at first, but with careful planning, building a patio is achievable, even if you don’t have much experience. Here is how to correctly install a Barkman patio in your backyard. You can […]

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Barkman Featured Heavily at Winnipeg Home and Garden Show

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 […]

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Installing Large Format Broadway Pavers

To address the needs of residential and commercial customers looking for modern paver design options, our Broadway Family of Pavers now has two larger sizes (900x450x100 mm and 900x900x100 mm) in Charcoal, Natural and Sterling colours. This allow for limitless design possibilities in outdoor environment applications. Installing this is now easy with our new vacuum lift. See below our vacuum lift in […]

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How to Install the Architextures Retaining Wall

Architextures is the latest modular large format, contemporary retaining wall from Barkman. It’s designed to handle the most demanding landscaping challenges and fits seamlessly in most modern spaces.  It can be used either as a gravity wall or a Geogrid Reinforced wall in applications up to 13 feet but can go higher when properly designed. It […]

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Canada Day Recipes with Barkman Quarry Stone Outdoor Kitchen Kits

July 1st has always been a time for celebration for all Canadians. This year will be a bit unique given that we won’t have any fireworks due to Covid-19 restrictions. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t be in a festive mood and plan for a great Canada Day celebration. Here are some of our […]

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Gearing Up Garrow Park for the Summer Games with Durahold

From July 28 to August 12, 2017, Canadians will be visiting Kenora’s Rowing Club to watch one of the big events of the 2017 Canada Summer Games – the rowing event. In preparation for this event, the City of Kenora was tasked with creating a new functional space along the hillside bank of Garrow Park. […]

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Five Backyard Ideas to Improve Your Spaces at Home

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, especially when considering that the […]

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