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How Walkways and Stone Steps Make Your Home Safer in Winter

Posted by John Tighe on Tue, Nov 27, 2012 @ 09:09 AM

As winter creeps up on Greater Boston Area homes, the lay of the landscape comes into play. Have you assessed the safety and manoeuvrability of your front entrance or side door? Can you easily clear snow from the walkway or spread ice melt to help improve traction? Stable walkways and stone steps help your home look inviting in the warm months, but they can also enhance safety over the winter.

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Tags: ice melt safety, stone steps, potassium chloride, calcium chloride

Pros and Cons of Using Bluestone Pavers For Your Hardscaping Project

Posted by John Tighe on Tue, Oct 09, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Discerning Massachusetts homeowners love the look and feel of natural stone pavers for hardscaping projects such as walkways and patios. Bluestone is an affordable, attractive option available for landscaping in Massachusetts, but consumers should understand the pros and cons of dealing with this material.

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Tags: patios, walkways, landscape design, patio installation, stone, stone steps, bluestone

Design Basics for Your Backyard Steps

Posted by John Tighe on Wed, Aug 29, 2012 @ 10:12 AM

Many yards come with a noticeable grade, and backyard steps help to create a safe, convenient path across that grade. Moving from an upper level patio to a lower grassy area or from a walkout deck to the grass, backyard steps come in a range of designs and materials.

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Tags: landscaping, backyard, stone, stone steps