Saturday, August 10, 2013

Creating Perfect Outdoor Living Spaces for over 40 Years!

By Katheryn Stewart-Bruni

Your home is your oasis. Schut’s Brick, Stone & Landscape’s successful partnership with Unilock is designed to connect your distinctive sense of style with their innovative products.   
Since 1972 Schut’s has specialized in brick, stone and landscape products. Together with Unilock, celebrating its 40th anniversary, they have become synonymous with quality, customer service and have an industry leading Transferrable Lifetime Guarantee on Unilock products.


Many local design professionals and landscape contractors will help you create a custom outdoor living space to enhance the architectural style of your home.  Unilock’s versatile palette of colours, textures and European-inspired styles or sleek modern lines are the preferred choice for design professionals and homeowners alike.   
One of the fastest growing trends in the industry is bringing to life your very own “Stay-cation” destination. Create your own custom outdoor living space with a Unilock patio or pool deck and enjoy memorable moments with family and friends.

Driveway and Entrance

Choose from the Select line of exclusive Unilock products for driveways, borders and accents to add curb appeal. The experts at Schut’s will ensure your driveway design complements the entrance and front of your home. Unilock Select products consistently outperform other surfacing solutions and will add years of beauty, enjoyment and value to your home and outdoor surroundings. Landscaping the entrance of your home is one of the hottest design trends with a front courtyard or design a walkway incorporating borders, pillars and seat walls will add plenty of curb appeal to your existing frontage.

Pool Deck

Make a splash with a Unilock pool deck! Ensure your plan takes into consideration design features such as elevation, size and drainage. Lighting and water features can add interest, accent your pool deck and provide additional safety.  
 Whether your home is an intimate city dwelling, a comfortable suburban residence, a country retreat or a sprawling estate, Schut’s and Unilock have the right products and design options that connect with your lifestyle, while fitting your needs and budget. 
Schut’s newly updated 2000 square foot paver and wall display out front offers a personalized viewing experience. In the showroom people can plan and envision their dreams and ideas. Create your own custom outdoor living space with a Unilock patio, pool deck or outdoor grilling area and enjoy memorable moments at home with family and friends.   

To learn more and see our recently updated displays of new pavers and wall options for 2013 stop in at: 423 Mt Pleasant Road, Brantford, ON.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Start Planning Your Projects Early...Patio Season is Coming Soon!

Home improvement season is set to kick into high gear as homeowners are faced with the monumental task of deciding which landscaping products, designs and solutions will best suit their needs.

If improving an existing or planning a new outdoor living space concrete paving and wall products can meet the demands of your job large or small. For patios, walkways, drives and more, pavers will give your project either a classic, crisp look or the warmth and character of time-aged cobble.
Today,  the use of interlocking pavers have demonstrated exponential growth because they are a superior surfacing system for our climate which are very affordable and easy to maintain demonstrating superior lifelong value to today’s homeowner looking to expand their outdoor living space to spend time with family and friends.
Tumbled products can provide endless design possibilities. Their naturally hewed appearance of being gently weathered is at home in a landscape that is natural and rustic to one that evokes feelings of classic old-world charm. Many new products offer bold colour choices using EnduraColour Plus and varying sizes provide endless design and surfacing possibilities.

The weathered stone look of tumbled wall incorporating natural stone accents or coping provides a “vintage” appearance at home in many settings. It is the perfect compliment to a tumbled paver and a unique solution for garden walls, pillars, seat walls and garden edging. Also, ask your local dealer about many wall and paver products that now carry a lifetime transferable warranty!
The fact that pavers are strong and flexible making them resistant to cracking and come many popular profiles and colours help many designers, contractors and homeowners alike to create beautiful landscape designs for patios, driveways or walkways. Many homeowners have extended their indoor living space to the outdoors by adding backyard kitchens, fireplaces and gathering areas to compliment existing patios and pools. Your backyard oasis eliminates the two hour drive to the cottage or the additional maintenance responsibilities that a recreational property may require. All the while adding value to your property with limited maintenance and complimenting the architectural style of your home to enjoy every day!
For over 40 years, the experts at Schut’s Brick, Stone & Landscape have helped advise you when starting your project to ensure the correct surfacing or wall solution for your surroundings as well as providing referrals to preferred landscape contractors in your area. For more information about any of the products discussed above check out or to view for yourself locally visit over 2000 square feet of indoor and outdoor displays at Schut’s located at 423 Mount Pleasant Road, Brantford, Ontario. To reach them by phone call 519-752-1512 or visit their website at
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