Retaining walls are found on residential, commercial, and industrial properties alike. And while they can be beautiful additions to a landscape, they often exist to serve a fundamental purpose rather than just be aesthetically pleasing. So, what is a retaining wall good for, and how do you know if your property needs one?Continue reading Does My Property Need a Retaining Wall?
Is your yard a swamp? Do the soles of your shoes become saturated with water every time you step outside after a drizzly day? In New England, it’s not out of the ordinary to hear of a flooded basement, soil erosion, or deep, lingering puddles overtaking one’s yard due to the hectic weather patterns. Fortunately, many eco-friendly drainage solutions are available to help your property absorb heavy rainfall and direct water runoff away from your home. Continue reading Eco-Friendly Drainage Solutions for Your Sodden Landscape
Retaining walls can add depth and great vistas to any home or business with beautiful stonework, opening up new possibilities for landscaping. But at their core and their namesake, retaining walls are specially-built walls meant to hold the soil behind them from moving. And when it comes to dealing with landscaping issues such as erosion and flooding, retaining walls can provide a great tool to provide proper drainage without compromising your home or business. Learn about how to use retaining walls to prevent soil erosion and flooding. Continue reading Retaining Walls to Prevent Soil Erosion and Flooding
Rain falls, flows, and pools. On an open lawn or garden, this isn’t an issue, but it can quickly lead to flooding and water damage problems on non-permeable surfaces. Your driveway is probably the second largest non-permeable surface – a surface which water cannot pass through, second only to your home’s roof. And while your roof is designed to channel water away from your home, your driveway may not be. In this blog, we’re going to troubleshoot your flooding problem, as well as provide the solution we’ve installed for many of our customers. Continue reading Avoiding Driveway Flooding with Permeable Concrete Pavers
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