Tag: Patio Design & Installation

How to Remove Efflorescence from Your Paving Stones

Cleaning paving stones covered in efflorescence

Efflorescence is a deposit of crystalline salts that are normally white. You can often find this substance on the surface of concrete, bricks, clay, and other natural stones. Porous substances are more likely to form efflorescence. These salt deposits are normal and won’t cause damage to your paving stones, but they are not pretty to look at…. Read more »

How to Maintain Your Flagstone to Keep Your Patio Looking Immaculate

custom flagstone patio

One of the best ways to convey authenticity in your landscape design is by using flagstone. Flagstone is a beautiful, natural stone ideal for outdoor patios and is available in various colors, styles, and finishes. It’s relatively easy to maintain and can last for centuries if properly managed. Here are a few tips on maintaining… Read more »

Polymeric Sand Maintenance

Saltwater Pool Installation in Annapolis, MD

Polymeric sand is a high-tech mix of graded, colored sand and a binder, specially formulated to fill joints between pavers, slabs, or natural stones. Unlike conventional sand, it stays in place and remains stable. It softens when wet and firms up when dry to better resist soil movements. When the sand gets stiff, you can… Read more »

VistaPro Teams Up with Gordon Ramsay for Ellicott City Project!

Gordon Ramsay and James Londot of VistaPro Landscape & Design Courtesy of 24 Hours to Hell and Back Facebook

As dedicated professional landscapers, our work here at VistaPro is always driven by a mission to create beautiful outdoor spaces that our clients can enjoy for years to come. We approach each and every project as a unique work of art, designed to enhance the lives of everyone who uses it. That’s why, when asked… Read more »

3 Tips to Help Get Your Patio Ready for Spring

Outdoor Patio Design & Construction near Baltimore, MD

Springtime is one of our favorite seasons here at VistaPro—do you want to know why? Because it’s finally getting warm enough to start dusting off and using all of those beautiful outdoor spaces that have been covered in snow all winter! If you’re a patio owner, we know you’re probably itching to get out there… Read more »