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How Winter Sanding Services Can Protect Your Business

Fostering a safe environment for your customers and employees alike is vital for any business. Sanding services can assist your efforts against slips and falls, vehicle collisions and other accidents caused by snowy and icy conditions.

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Trends in Modern Landscaping

Landscaping is not immune to changes and evolution with time. Modern landscaping has shown some major trends. Many yards now have technology, edible gardens, outdoor living areas and rainwater collection. Try incorporating some of these contemporary features into your yard. 

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How to Build a Retaining Wall

Building a retaining wall can help to organize your yard, provide containment for gardens and take a flat lawn into an interesting space with visual interest. It's also incredibly important that they are built properly to prevent shifting and crumbling and make it last for a long time. Here is how to build a retaining wall on your property. Step 1: Use a bobcat to excavate the trench in the ground. Your should dig down 1" for every 8" of wall you intend to build.  Step 2: Use a vibrating plate compactor across the trench to provide a level surface to lay the bricks.  Step 3: Lay down angular gravel (no pea rock or any rounded stone) on the bottom of your trench. Go for about 6" of gravel as a base.  Step 4: Lay 1.0-1.5 " of sand over the gravel.  Step 5: ...

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How to Fix Uneven Flagstone

In Alberta we have a freeze-thaw cycle that can be rough on stone products. If you have a flagstone walkway or patio, you may notice that it has become uneven, specially if it was installed many years ago, . The good news it that it's simple to fix. Follow these steps to repair your uneven stone walkways or patios.

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5 Essential Tools for Landscaping

If you decide to embark on a do it yourself project, Rockland Landscaping Supplies recommends that you have the following tools on hand to decrease your frustration and make your landscaping project go as smoothly as possible.

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3 Tips to Help Your Snow Removal Service Run Smoothly

If you communicate your needs and expectations clearly with Rockland, monitor traffic around your business to let us know convenient times to clear snow, and conduct a site walk to locate and note potential obstacles.These tips will keep their snow removal service running smoothly.

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