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Favorite Wall Block and Paver brands?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by "Ground Control", Aug 3, 2007.

  1. "Ground Control"

    "Ground Control" LawnSite Member
    Posts: 133

    I am looking at opening a Landscape Supply yard. I would carry mulch, topsoil, rock, and also possible a paver and srw block. As far as I know, the only block available around here is Alan Block (and the home depot crap) and I just wanted to know what everyone's favorite block and paver brand is. Any suggestions? Thanks
     
  2. Captains Landscape

    Captains Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 333

    Versa-Lok SRW & Bolduc pavers
     
  3. Mike33

    Mike33 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,649

    Im not sure if i would listen to every ones opinion on brand of block. We all are going to tell you our favorite product. You will now be on the other side of the fence in sales. Yes you want quality, allan block, techo, ep henry, versa-lok, etc. are quality. But you need to be able to make money. I wouldnt duplicate what someone has close but look at the following items. Price is always a factor. Reprensation of sales rep to due seminars and how far away are they. Freight costs of getting material to your yard is critical. Finance plan of how much you can get on credit and terms. Promotion plans. All of these you wil have to look in to. Best of luck to you.
    Mike
     
  4. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 863

    first contact the manufactures and see what terms they have, maybe some of them you can't get because of territory or the price point doesn't make it worthwhile.
     
  5. neversatisfiedj

    neversatisfiedj LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,028

    Hanover,Versa-lok - favorites . Ep not all ist cracked up to be IMO . Working with Nicolock now and want to try Techo
     
  6. Hokie84

    Hokie84 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 39

    Techo-Bloc pavers and wall, and Versi-Lok walls for more competatively priced retaining walls.
     
  7. Fordsuvparts

    Fordsuvparts LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 518

  8. orionkf

    orionkf LawnSite Member
    Posts: 122

    Versa-Lok.
     
  9. EgansCountryGardens

    EgansCountryGardens LawnSite Member
    Posts: 160

    Techo-bloc hands down
     

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