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Popular, Permeable and Porous

Outdoor living areas like outdoor rooms, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, swimming pools, and hot tubs continue to grow in popularity, especially since we have all gotten so used to entertaining at home! (more…)

Green Paving Solutions Brought To You By Stone Set

It isn’t easy finding a balance between nature, and design. This is particularly true if you’re trying to landscape an existing park, or community centre, in order to make it more attractive, and more durable. (more…)

Pave the Way to an Eco-Friendly Driveway

If you are considering replacing your driveway and using asphalt or old concrete in its place, better think twice.

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Porous Paving: A Win-Win for Your Hardscaping

With summer at our doorsteps, are you thinking of sprucing up your outdoor space? Especially your hardscape. Often, the design of the hardscape is just as fundamental as the house itself.

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When landscaping “goes green”

Going green with your landscaping has numerous benefits, not always obvious at first thought.

It keeps set-up and maintenance costs down, it looks beautiful and remains this way for a very long time without the need for regular maintenance. (more…)

Why are StoneSet rubber tree pits the best?

Trees like to move and in the hard landscaping world, they like to move a lot. (more…)

5 reasons why porous paving is the greener choice

Porous paving is widely used across Europe and is becoming more prominent in New Zealand and Australia and here is why: (more…)

Why Isn’t Porous Paving The Norm?

technology developed in the 1800s, Porus Paving is FINALLY beginning to see some exposure and major use across New Zealand and Australia.

Porus paving is characteristically concrete, but without the fine sand and particulate matter that usually fills in the gaps to make it completely solid. This results in a smooth, paved surface that resembles gravel. It also allows water to completely drain through it to the soil below. Even better, the porous paving captures pollutants like oil and chemical runoff, making sure those things don’t make it into the soil and damage the environment.

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