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How Winter Sand Will Kill Your Permeable Pavement

December 13, 2017

Sand! The kryptonite to permeable pavement. It settles into the joints of pavers and clogs the whole drainage system. Unfortunately    in Minnesota, a lot of sand and salt is used on roads, driveways, and sidewalks  when they ice over in the winter. So is that it? Don't install permeable ...

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How Much Does a Retaining Wall Cost?

June 01, 2017

Landscape retaining walls in the residential landscape are  a necessity to control erosion and level steep slopes. The homeowner often doesn’t have much of a choice when replacing a landscape wall and the cost can be very surprising. Keep in mind there is no standard cost for installing...

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