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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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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Outdoor Living  |  Retaining Wall  |  Sitting Bench  |  Sitting Wall  |  Wall Design

What is a Sitting Wall?

So, what is a sitting wall? A sitting wall is a low wall built on a patio that can also serve as seating.  Typically built to the vertical height of approximately 18" to 21", a sitting wall is usually about 12" to 24" wide. This allows an individual to sit in a comfortable position.   

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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