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It’s Time To Start Planning For Spring Projects

By Tom Torocco

If the recent warm-up in temperatures has you thinking about the fact that spring will soon be upon us, you might be chomping at the bit to start some of the projects sitting at the top of your to-do list for the upcoming season.  Now is a good time to begin to plan for the… Continue reading It’s Time To Start Planning For Spring Projects

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Do You Have Enough Rock Salt?

By Tom Torocco

The winter of 2015-2016 certainly started off on the mild side, with many predicting that temperatures would be higher than normal and snowfall would be lower than is typically seen in the Northeast thanks to an El Nino winter.  However, it’s easy to see how just a single storm can leave municipalities, businesses and residents… Continue reading Do You Have Enough Rock Salt?

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It’s Time To Order Rock Salt

By Tom Torocco

The month of December welcomes in the winter season, and in the Northeast, that usually means you can expect some snow and ice in the not too distant future.  Whether weather conditions warrant it immediately or not, now is the time that property owners, contractors and municipalities should be making plans in order to ensure… Continue reading It’s Time To Order Rock Salt

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Caring For Gravel Driveways

By Tom Torocco

Gravel is a versatile material that is used in a number of varied applications throughout residential and commercial properties. Often used to enhance the look of a landscape design in place of mulch or other planting bed materials, gravel is also an effective option for those looking to install a relatively low-cost and low-maintenance driveway. … Continue reading Caring For Gravel Driveways

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Discover The Versatility of Crushed Stone

By Tom Torocco

Nearly no other construction material is as versatile as crushed stone, with more uses than most people can imagine. One of the reasons that there are so many uses for this natural material is that the stone can be purchased in a large selection of sizes.  Additionally, there is a variety of material types that… Continue reading Discover The Versatility of Crushed Stone

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Fall Is The Perfect Time To Improve Your Soil

By Tom Torocco

While the growing season may soon be winding down as temperatures start to cool, this time of year is the perfect time to give some thought to improving the quality of the soil in your garden and planting beds.  For individuals who take pride in growing vegetables, flowers and plants in the spring, summer and… Continue reading Fall Is The Perfect Time To Improve Your Soil

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The Benefits Of Using Recycled Materials

By Tom Torocco

If you are looking for a way to save money on your next construction project while also helping to save the environment, recycled construction materials may be something you want to consider.  The type of project you are undertaking will determine if using materials that are recycled or reclaimed are feasible, but one place that… Continue reading The Benefits Of Using Recycled Materials

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Enhance Your Landscaping With Gravel

By Tom Torocco

  When planning an overall landscape design, there are many factors that should be considered in the finished design in addition to the living plants, trees and flowers that will add texture and color to your property.  Other factors such as hardscape elements (walkways, patios, etc.) as well as how you accent living features can… Continue reading Enhance Your Landscaping With Gravel

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Common Uses For Belgian Block

By Tom Torocco

Belgian block is a quarried stone that is generally cut into rectangular shapes, although it can also be cut into cube-sized shapes as well.  The stones are gray in color and can add interest and depth to a variety of outdoor landscaping projects.  In addition to enhancing the look of hardscape designs, the blocks can… Continue reading Common Uses For Belgian Block

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Need Some Dirt For Your Next Outdoor Project?

By Tom Torocco

With spring in full swing and summer looming on the horizon, you’ve likely got the urge to get those outdoor projects you’ve been dreaming about (or dreading!) completed before the lazy, hazy days arrive and stick around for awhile.  Many homeowners in NJ and NY know that there are things to be done to keep… Continue reading Need Some Dirt For Your Next Outdoor Project?

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