Posts Tagged ‘drainage’

Rainwater Collection Systems for Driveways

Rain purifies the air, and cleanses the ground. It can be polite, or a terrible force of nature to be feared. New hardscape designs always include a drainage plan, and installers meticulously carry out those plans. On a driveway, rain combined with improper drainage leads to erosion and possibly even wash outs. These unacceptable safety ...Read more.

Natural Stone Patios and Driveways: Thoughts on Design and Installation for Homeowners

As a design and installation company, Genesis sees a lot of driveways. We recently just hit our 10,000th job! Most of those hardscape projects incorporate manufactured concrete pavers, but every once in a while we meet a customer who wants something different, natural stone paving. Man-made concrete paving stones offer thousands of color combinations, 8000 ...Read more.

Paving a Steep Driveway

Steep hillsides pose some of the most difficult challenges to driveway paving installers. If not installed correctly, natural forces and seasonal weather could cause the driveway to fail. These failures not only damage the driveway, but also any structures or vehicles down-slope of the failure. Several construction techniques ensure the driveway lasts for years to ...Read more.

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