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Patio & Walkway Designs For This Spring

April 25, 2016 10:06 am
posted by procutlandscaping

 

As we move steadily through April we approach every closer to the summer solstice and warm weather months. If you have an outdated or damaged patio or walkways around your homes landscape, now is as good a time as ever to start considering your options.

Patio Contractors Rockland NY

Patio Contractors Rockland NY

1. Functionality

We can all understand the aesthetic value a well build walkway and outdoor patio can bring to any outdoor living space, but they also serve a very functional purpose as well. Walkways to and from a front yard or street to your front door, or around your home to your back yard server a clear purpose and so do patios which allow for a beautiful outdoor area.

2. Variety

Many home owners picture concrete or unsightly stone filler when considering a patio or walkway, but that could not be further from the truth. With so many options to choose from that are beautiful and sturdy including bluestone, cut stone, natural stone, and others you have a wide range of great looking options.

3. Choosing A Contractor

Not all landscape and hardscaping contractors are created equal, so be sure to look for not only a good price, but a high level of experience and expertise as well. Ask around, do you have any friends or neighbors with a suggestion when it comes to hiring someone? Be sure to do your research and look carefully into any contractor you’re considering.

If you are like most of us, you’re probably pretty ready for the warmest weather of the year to arrive. The same goes for your landscaping, so don’t hesitate to start the ball rolling today for your upcoming project. For the best Patio Contractors Rockland NY, look no further than Pro Cut Landscaping.

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Choosing Stone Varieties For Your Walkways and Patios

May 8, 2013 4:56 pm
posted by procutlandscaping

 

If you’re looking to have a new walkway or patio installed, or looking to redesign or overhaul your current features, you’ll have a few different good looking and functional options to choose from when considering varieties of stone. Here we’ll look at some of the benefits and features of the most popular and common types of stone used in patio design and walkway development.

Patio Pavers Rockland NY

Patio Pavers Rockland County NY

1. Slate

Because slate is cut naturally there will almost always be some need to fit the pieces together, almost like a puzzle. This creates a good looking and natural feel to your walkway or patio, and it is important to discuss the quality of the slate with your local landscaper. Poor quality slate can chip and flake rather easily, so keep this in mind when planning.

2. Flagstone

Similarly to slate, flagstone is a natural stone that is used with patios and pavers. Possible shades or colors are red, blue, tan as it is quarried from sandstone, bluestone, and limestone. This natural stone can be manufactured for thickness and width, so discuss this with your landscaper.

3. Cobblestone

Cobblestone can add a classic look, or “old world” look to your patios and walkways. Available in a range of colors including shades of beige, red, blue, and more.

4. Marble

We’ve all seen famous historical statues and buildings made of marble, now you can add that to your homes look and feel today. Pavers designed from natural marble and shaped and cut into small sections or large tiles for outdoor walkways or flooring. They can also have different finishes like polished, buffed, or natural.

5. Granite

Similarly to marble, granite is a natural cut stone which can be used in large or small sections. Finish options are also available, so it’s a good idea to discuss this with your local landscaper and see what suggestions they may have.

This is a short list of the stone options you’ll have when considering walkways or patio pavers. Knowing what will work best with your landscaping and what is the most suitable for your property doesn’t have to be difficult, so ask your local expert for some suggestions if you need them. For the best Patio Pavers Rockland NY, look no further than Pro Cut Landscaping.

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Patio and Paver Options For This Spring

March 29, 2013 12:39 pm
posted by procutlandscaping

 

It isn’t too late to consider an improvement or replacement on your current patio or outdoor space. ┬áSpring has just officially arrived and it may be a great option going into the lovely warm months to have a new improvement to your landscaping.

Pavers Rockland County NY

Pavers Rockland County NY

1. Repairs

Already have a walkway or low standing stone patio? Are they in need of repair? Now is a better time than during the potentially brutal winter to get this sort of work done. Cracks and breaks in stone or brick can actually become worse after the cold of expanding and contracting ice of the winter, so keep this in mind.

2. Beautiful Spring

As you are probably well aware, Spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year in our community. The leaves come back to their trees outdoor living spaces start to get used, the time for outdoor celebrating and getting together is beginning once again over as we move past winter into spring.

3. Discounts

Landscape contractors are aware that this sort of work is seasonal and may be willing to offer incentives for your project. Things like pricing discounts, improved materials, and fast work completion are likely, just ask.

Utilizing a paver to construct a good looking and practical patio or walkway is no easy task. Be sure to consult your local contractor and see what sort of options are available to you. For the best Pavers Rockland NY, look no further than Pro Cut Landscaping and 25+ years of proudly serving our region. 845-727-8815

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Pavers, Patios, Walkways, & Retaining Walls in Rockland NY

February 15, 2013 11:27 am
posted by procutlandscaping

 

A few great additions to every home landscape are designs like patios, walkways, and retaining walls. What they all really have in common is the use of pavers, large stone, or other materials, as well as the use of dangerous or technical tools.

Pavers Rockland County NY

Pavers Rockland County NY

Here are a few tips to keep in mind before attempting a “DIY” installation.

1. Planning

The most important piece to any project as this is to plan out every detail, taking into account factors like costs, time frames, and any potential yard or landscape obstacles. By knowing exactly what materials and shape you’ll want for your walkway or patio, you can move forward much more quickly.

2. Budgeting

Depending on the sort of materials and design you’re considering, the costs can vary greatly. Here is where planning and budgeting go hand in hand as it’s a good idea to have a fixed cost in mind (or at least a ball park figure) for all the materials and labor.

3. Professional Assistance

Let’s be honest, most of us don’t have the tools, time, or experience to install large concrete, use a paver, cut stone, etc. These jobs can be dangerous and require certain certifications and licensing to even perform. This is where looking locally for a professional service that specializes in this sort of work is an absolute must.

Installing a patio, walkway, or retaining wall on your own is almost entirely out of the question. For the best in hardscaping and concrete masonry work, as well as the finest Pavers Rockland NY, look no further than 25 year local expert Pro Cut Landscaping. 845-727-8815

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