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Old 05-10-2014, 10:45 AM
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Most of these ones I see while doing Lawn Aeration. These aren't typically the market we are in for hardscape stuff.
Ya, because they blew their budget on a crappy initial install.

And then burn by the outcome.


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Old 06-05-2014, 01:33 PM
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This was put up by a "Stone Mason" neighbor as I was told by the homeowner. I know it's not some massive retaining wall but still looks bad. She was told by them they could just mortar them together or "tie" it into the house if she wanted it fixed.............. The good part is that this was a good neighbor deed so they only paid for the blocks.


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Old 06-05-2014, 10:20 PM
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I only see 6 new block anyway, not sure who is the loser here lol
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Old 06-06-2014, 06:42 AM
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The wall was put up years ago so maybe those are just some replacements.
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Old 08-20-2014, 06:02 PM
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Don't post on here often but a current full service customer says we broke her edging and offset the soldier course.


Only thing is, this is snapedge i believe and needs to be cut to form and curves. On top of that, take a look at this beautiful use of downspouts


Just so happens, where it "broke" was where it was eroded most
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Old 08-21-2014, 12:32 PM
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What mortar is left is still tight. That tells the story; you didn't do it.
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Thats not mortar bro
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:07 PM
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Thats not mortar bro
I don't know, but, it looks hardened, to me. I just figured they used Portland and mason sand mix, for some type of mortar mix.
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Old 08-22-2014, 10:10 AM
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I don't know, but, it looks hardened, to me. I just figured they used Portland and mason sand mix, for some type of mortar mix.
It's more than likely Polymeric sand.

It degrades over time.



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Old 08-23-2014, 01:39 PM
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Yeah its poly sand... this lady was so confused why I told her her downspout should not be draining near the patio

And this patio was done in the last 5 years, they did a terrible job on it, used running board and NONE of the runs are straight,. All are wavy, also from taking a look doesn't look like a enough base

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