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Innovative Adjustable Bison ScrewJack Pedestals

Create Elegant Outdoor Spaces with VERSA-LOK

KOMPAN Donates Playgrounds For Tsunami Orphans

More Featured Companies



Coming Up Next Month

Fencing & Access Control

"So- called 'undesirables' are not the problem. It is the measures taken to combat them that is the problem... The best way to handle the problem of undesirebles is to make the place attractive to everyone else." -- William H. Whyte

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Photo (Above):Retractable bollards are used on approach to the White House at 17th Street.

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  • Innovative Adjustable Bison ScrewJack Pedestals
  •   Adjustable Bison ScrewJack Pedestals support pavers, tiles or natural stone for roof and plaza decks. Precise spacer tabs promote deck drainage and the simple screw-to-adjust height setting assures a perfectly straight, perfectly level deck, every time.

    Bisons are made of high density polypropylene and each one will support 1,000 lbs. with a factor of safety (FOS) of 2. Their broad footprint allows them to be placed on the waterproofing without damaging the membrane and they are impervious to freeze-thaw cycles. With a fast turn of the pedestal base to adjust height and simple accessories to compensate for slope, Bison saves on installation labor.

    Downloadable CAD details you can drop directly into your drawings are available at www.CADdetails.com. Samples and literature can be ordered directly from our website. We'll even assist with take-offs!

    Call today (888) 412-4766 or visit us online at www.BisonUS.com.

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  • Create Elegant Outdoor Spaces with VERSA-LOK
  •    Once upon a time, "backyard improvements" meant pouring a concrete slab patio, stacking some treated landscape timbers and planting planting a few perennials around the perimeter. No longer.
    Today, using VERSA-LOK Retaining Wall Systems, backyard improvements include anything from curvaceous walls and stately columns to tiered gardens and graceful stairways.

    Random-pattern walls such as VERSA-LOK Mosaic, for example, achieve a handcrafted, natural-stone appearance that is at least as durable as and more affordable than natural stone-and it's more flexible. Used in concert with paving stone patios and walkways, VERSA-LOK retaining wall systems make it possible to create just about any kind of living space outdoors.

    Unlike some segmental retaining wall systems, VERSA- LOK has no hollow cores to fill. This makes VERSA-LOK more structurally sound and easily adaptable for maximum design flexibility.

    The hottest trend with landscape architects seeking a more natural appearance is VERSA-LOK Weathered, with its aged, vintage look. It's an ideal solution for historic preservation or renovation projects in which existing stone must be matched-especially if you haven't got a couple hundred years to wait.

    For more information on the many ways VERSA-LOK Retaining Wall Systems can enhance your landscape design, contact VERSA-LOK at 800-770-4525 or www.versa- lok.com.

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  • KOMPAN Donates Playgrounds For Tsunami Orphans
  •    In the aftermath of the devastation from the recent tsunami in Eastern Asia, tens of thousands of children have lost their families and may eventually be placed in local orphanages. To help, Kompan and its employees have partnered with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and will donate 40 playgrounds to UNICEF to be delivered to those areas UNICEF identifies in highest need...

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  • More Featured Companies
  •   Streetprint -The StreetPrint family of proprietary products includes StreetPrint Pavement Texturing, StreetPrint DuraTherm and StreetPrint LogoTherm. Created to produce beautiful, longer-lasting and more cost-efficient paving solutions, StreetPrint products are installed in government, commercial and residential projects around the world.Click here.

    Degussa Admixtures -Degussa Admixtures, Inc. is a leading innovator in the development, manufacturing and marketing of a comprehensive offering of chemical and mineral admixtures, materials and accessories for specialty concrete. Founded in 1909 as Master Builders, Inc., Degussa Admixtures offers the widest range of concrete solutions available from a single source. These products are used to improve the placing, pumping, finishing, appearance, and performance characteristics of concrete.Click here.

    Oaks Concrete Products -Oaks Concrete is recognized worldwide as a leader in the concrete products industry and offers a variety of interlocking concrete pavers, retaining walls and enviro products. Click here.

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