Frequently Asked Questions

Patio and walkway maintenance and care

Yes, pressure washing is an effective way to clean patios. However, use a low-pressure setting and avoid directly spraying the joints to prevent damage.

Regularly sweeping and applying a polymeric joint sand can help prevent weed growth. Additionally, consider using a weed barrier underneath the pavers.

Use a mild detergent and water. Scrub gently with a brush, then rinse.

Regular cleaning, avoiding harsh chemicals, and sealing the pavers every few years can help maintain their appearance.

Yes, sealing pavers can protect them from stains, UV rays, and enhance their color.

Low-maintenance landscapes

Consider native plants, perennial shrubs, and groundcovers like hostas, daylilies, and ornamental grasses.

Choose drought-resistant plants, mulch regularly, and install an efficient irrigation system.


If there are significant cracks, unevenness, or drainage issues, it might be time for a replacement. Consult with a professional.

Costs vary based on the extent of damage and material type. It's best to get a quote from a professional.


Water erosion, poor base preparation, or ground settling can lead to sunken areas.

It's often due to uneven settling or issues with the base layer.

Ground movement, freeze-thaw cycles, or tree roots can cause bricks to separate. Repositioning or replacing the affected bricks is recommended.

Lack of edge restraints or improper base preparation can lead to sinking edges.

Winnipeg's clay soil and freeze-thaw cycles contribute to soil movement.


Crushed stone or gravel is commonly used as a base material, topped with a layer of sand.

Yes, expansions are possible. Ensure the base is properly prepared to ensure uniformity with the existing patio.

Surface materials

It depends on preference. Wood decks feel warmer and can offer a view, while stone patios are durable and low-maintenance.

Wood decks generally require more maintenance such as staining and sealing.

Natural stone offers a unique, natural look while concrete pavers are versatile and often more affordable.

We source our bricks from reputable suppliers known for quality and sustainability.


Generally, patios at ground level don't require permits, but it's always best to check with local regulations.

Some landscaping projects, especially those involving structural changes, may require permits. It's advisable to consult local guidelines.

Our process

Our contract is comprehensive, outlining the scope of work, materials, costs, and timeline.

Yes, a contract ensures clarity on the project's specifications and protects both parties.

Guarantees and warrantees

We offer a guarantee on our workmanship and the materials we use, ensuring they are free from defects.

Absolutely, our warranty is genuine, and many clients have found peace of mind knowing they're covered.


Consider plants that complement the patio's style and thrive in your local climate.

Yes, our experts can guide you in selecting the best plants for your space.

We source plants from trusted local nurseries known for quality and hardiness.


Factors include size, materials, design complexity, and labor.

While it's possible, professional installation ensures longevity and proper drainage.


Yes, we can integrate built-in BBQs as part of our patio designs.

Absolutely, pizza ovens are a popular feature, and we can certainly install them.

Home value

Definitely! Well-designed landscaping can enhance curb appeal and increase property value.
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