Posts Tagged ‘do-it-yourself projects’

The Two Secrets of any Successful DIY Hardscaping Projects

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

In today’s economy, homeowners are turning to do-it-yourself projects more and more, from plumbing to construction to landscaping and even hardscaping. And while you may think you are not qualified to install a patio or retaining wall, these projects are actually easier than you think. They require just two things…Proper Planning and Quality Materials!

  1. Planning and Design: Planning and design is a crucial step in the hardscaping process. Acting without a plan can be disastrous. But most importantly, don’t just think about how to utilize the space you need for your project. Consider your entire yard. Each element must blend together into one seamless landscape. To help accomplish this, try drawing out your entire yard. How will everything fit together? Once you have figured that out, you can move on and get to work.
  2. Quality Materials: Even the best laid plans will fail if the materials you choose are inferior. And the best materials are all available online at

Cinder and Concrete Block Corporation: Your Source for Hardscape and Masonry Materials

For over 60 years, we have been supplying Maryland and DC builders, do-it-yourselfers, landscapers, and contractors with the highest quality concrete building products around. Family-owned and operated, Cinder & Concrete Block prides itself on superior quality and customer service.

In addition to manufacturing quality gray block and WESTBLOCK Systems retaining wall products, we offer a multitude of products for your building needs.

Cinder & Concrete Block Corporation is your single source for all your masonry construction needs!

If you have any questions, please contact Cinder & Concrete Block Corporation by calling 410-666-2350 or visit today!

Happy Holidays from everyone here at Cinder & Concrete Block Corporation!

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