The Outdoor Living Blog

Bahler Brothers Blog

This blog addresses many of the questions, issues and design options for paver and wall installations.

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Built-in Grill  |  Outdoor Kitchen  |  Patio  |  Pavers

How much does a built-in grill cost?

Built-in Grills are becoming more and more popular. In an economy that is making a recovery, we have seen a steady increase in the number of grills and outdoor kitchens we've been asked to install. So how much does a built-in grill cost to install? Well - It depends.

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Outdoor Living  |  Patio

20 Outdoor Rooms with Entertaining Flair

20 Outdoor Rooms With Entertaining Flair

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Contractor Comparison Worksheet

Contractor Comparison Worksheet

Take the frustration out of comparing bids from different landscape contractors with our Contractor Comparison Checklist

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Fire Pit  |  Outdoor Living  |  Overlay  |  Patio  |  Pavers  |  Project Design  |  Retaining Wall  |  Sitting Bench  |  Sitting Wall  |  Steps  |  Techo-Bloc  |  Transformation  |  Walkway

Paver Patio Face Lift

When you pull up to the the Hebert residence, one of the first things you notice is the large set of concrete steps leading up to their side entry, with a walkway leading only part way to the patio. When you take the walkway (or grass) to the back patio...you discover what used to be a beautiful patio years ago but now needs a little face lift.

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Excavation  |  Patio  |  Pavers

Why do you dig up so much ground for my patio?

There are many reasons that paver contractors, like us here at Bahler Brothers, dig up so much ground for our customer’s patios. The biggest reason is that in order for a paver patio to last, it must have a good base. The base must be free of biodegradable matter such as roots and other fill matter. 

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Fire Pit  |  Patio  |  Patio Repairs  |  Pavers  |  Pool Patio  |  Poured Concrete  |  Reinstallation  |  Stamped Concrete

How can I Fix a Broken Pipe Under My Paver Pool Patio?

Patio repairs are less complicated with a paver patio. Have you ever had to make repairs under a patio or walkway? There are many utilities and other underground obstructions that can affect either one:

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Built-in Grill  |  Driveways  |  Fireplace  |  Gas Fire Pit  |  Outdoor Kitchen  |  Outdoor Living  |  Patio  |  Pavers  |  Pool Patio  |  Project Design  |  Raised Patio  |  Retaining Wall  |  Retaining Walls  |  Steps  |  Transformation  |  Wall Design

Donoghue Transformation

Working with this customer was an incredible joy. They were not satisfied with their yard as it was so they called us in to help them out. It was amazing to watch this transformation unfold and now you can too!

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