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Essentially Stone Landscapers in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by CertPro, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. CertPro

    CertPro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 139

    The slivers in your soldier course are a big no no
  2. fool32696

    fool32696 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 993

    Your website is frustrating to navigate. Lots of text is too small and fonts look bad.
  3. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,665

    "offering Quality Landscapes as well as new"

    Could you explain what you mean by this?
  4. Essentially Stone

    Essentially Stone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    The slivers ie 'wedges', actually work fantastic when you concrete the soldier-course (as opposed to plastic edging!!), along with polymeric sand to hold it all together. Ive been installing large areas such as driveways, patio's etc for many years and never had any problems with them anywhere. It works really well for taking radius's when making curves and this method looks more visually appealing also.

    and that quote meant to say ' offering Quality Landscapes as well as new creative designs'
  5. ford550

    ford550 LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 221

    Your not supposed to do slivers. It is structurally unsound. Your supposed to miter cut anything more than a 1/2" gap. That's what we do, that way there is a full solid paver mitered, not a weak sliver. To each his own, you gotta do what works for you. No offense intended.
  6. Essentially Stone

    Essentially Stone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    we do mitering for steps, but unfortunately unless you have staff that have the 'care' and 'time' for mitering a perfect circle or curves then it isnt feasable, without cost and price becoming increasingly high (not to mention someone really good on the pen and bricksaw).

    But thanks for the heads up, its great to know what other people are doing in the industry.
    do you have a site for me to check out??
  7. wurkn with amish

    wurkn with amish LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    yeah pm me and I'll tell you
  8. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,601

    LOL - wasn't it 2 days ago that I was JUST talking about THAT LINE in a thread titled "guys and their pop-ups"??


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