Swimming Pool Pro:Design-Construction-Maintenance Long Island

By Giuseppe Abbrancati
Finding a swimming pool professional on Long Island is a challenge because there are many swimming pool companies. However, there are a few that can handle every challenge of swimming pool installations and provide all services .Gappsi pools provide services  starting  from the original design of your pool, advising upon the right decision regarding shape ,size , construction and perform all the work to complete the entire backyard .Gappsi provides assistance to all  our swimming pool customers for maintenance and supplies with our swimming pool retail store located at 1015 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown NY. Our maintenance team can provide you with weekly maintenance, opening and closing throughout the year. Our staff is here to answer your questions; we are a phone call away. Professionalism is fulfilled by a company capable of providing services. Gappsi divisions and services for all your home improvements rang from swimming pools, landscaping, masonry, carpentry and home remodeling. Our full line of natural stones pavers, indoor tiles, landscape retaining walls and wall veneers in limestone, travertine, sandstone and granite are available at our display. To learn more about Gappsi products and services please visit our showroom at 1015 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown Long Island, e-mail us at [email protected] or visit our website at www.gappsi.com.

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Courtyard Driveway: Fountain Layout, Pictures, Ideas Long Island

By Giuseppe Abbrancati.
Courtyards and formal entrances usually incorporate a fountain in the center with a driveway or a large walking paved area around them. Planting beds, geometrical planting areas for flowers tall trees used as focal points, accenting flower pots and earns are also very popular. Sitting benches positioned in front of the water feature are usually very functional and also used a lot by pedestrian. To learn more about Gappsi products and services please visit our show room at 1015 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown Long Island, e-mails us at [email protected] or visits our website at www.gappsi.com.

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Cars sliding on snowy slanted driveways-steep-sloped-long island

By Giuseppe Abbrancati
There are many solutions to sloped driveways. Installing a snow melting system would be the most effective in driveways were the slope is very severe and dangerous of sliding down hill with a vehicle is a possibility. Also installing a more abrasive pavement like a more textured paving stone, this would allow some grip of the car tires to the surface. Or a pebble faced pavement will create a very affective traction to the car tires. Using a fair amount of calcium chloride during icing situations it is must calcium particles in contact with water will dissolve and will generate heat thus melting the icy pavement. To learn more about Gappsi products and services please visit our show room at 1015 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown Long Island, e-mails us at [email protected] or visits our website at www.gappsi.com..

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How deal prevent sand washing away between paving stones

By Giuseppe  Abbrancati
The best way to prevent sand from washing from underneath pavers is to rerout or pipes any water coming from roof gutters or runoff and directs it in to a drywell or pipe it to the street .paving stone joints have to be filled and paving stones have to be vibrated after installation. The best solution to sand wash out is to fill the joint with polymeric sand this will harden and would let the running water travel over the pavement with out affecting the sand in between the joints and under the pavers. Bluestone dust is also good to fill the paver joints it hardens and won’t get washed away, the patters of the stones it as a lot do with sand washing away is you lay pavers in a running bond and lines are running straight up the driveway and if the driveway incline is steep or with some slope the water will run down the driveway and channel between the rows and that will wash the sand very easy and very deep in to the joints. A herring bond design or a random pattern where the line are broken by the pattern would prevent the sand by being washed away. To learn more about Gappsi products and services please visit our show room at 1015 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown Long Island, e-mails us at [email protected] or visits our website at www.gappsi.com.

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What color driveway paver colors with a tan house brown roof

By giuseppe Abbrancati
If you are using natural stones you may want to use 6×9 amaganset granite pavers from the Gappsi collection. The next selection could be pompei 6×9
Or if you want to use concrete pavers you can use golden brown Nicolock with chamois borders.
You have come to the right place. Gappsi can design, supply and build your entire home improvement project, so you don’t have to learn about a new personality every time a new trade shows up to your house. To learn more about Gappsi products and services please visit our show room at 1015 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown Long Island, e-mails us at [email protected] or visits our website at www.gappsi.com.

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Decorative pebble: gravel, stones, rocks long island

By Giuseppe Abbrancati
decorative pebbles are used to accent flower beds or simple gravel path gravel pebbles are the finishing touch to ponds and water falls.
Just like spice is to food. Natural stone pebbles are to landscaping,
They are very versatile and very popular. The colors selection, textures and sizes   are too many to list .Natural stone pebbles colors are to ones imagination like notes are to music they represents youth in a solid word and inspire the human brain to meditate .
Pebbles are used for body treatments and also as pets we are subconsciously attracted to the fill of a pebble texture and colors just like they mesmerizing our soul.

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Expert Swimming Pool Builders:Concrete-Steel-Composite Long Island

By Giuseppe Abbrancati
We are experts in all aspects of pool construction, restoration, remodeling and maintenance. We are a professional concrete and steel wall swimming pool installer company. We are a third generation of concrete construction background and swimming pool builders. We offer a showroom with all supplies for your pool we are also a warranty center for all equipment that we install on your pool. Our staffs from designers to installers are very competent and will be available to answer any questions you may have from design conception and during your pool construction to the maintenance of your pool for years to come.
As a long island reputable and established in ground swimming pool company we take pride in our work and build our swimming pools to the highest level of quality possible.
Our process of pool construction begins with the locating of the pool, making sure that the design is followed  and adjustments of  swimming pool height  are made for the proper height of the finished patio and for over all back yard  drainage and layout.

  1. We begin with the excavation of the pool generally we cart away the excess dirt that is generated from the excavation of the pool unless there is the need for fill in the construction of the backyard.  Next step is setting up the forms our state of the art aluminum pool molds and our concrete molded pool steps are molded together as one piece with the pool. Gappsi builds Plum perfect pools due to the engineering and knowledge of the gappsi personal.
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Clay brick paver’s benefits: colors & patterns long island

By Giuseppe Abbrancati
Clay brick paver’s benefits: gallery of colors and patterns long island .Gappsi distributors, contractor’s installers, Clay brick is a very old method of manufacturing building products for paving as well as veneering. Dating back to the beginning of man kind  interest of providing shelter , by building small simple structures  of clay  and then start fire inside  to allow the clay structure to dry and harden as on piece structure  just like a baking oven . Individual clay blocks molded and then backed
Allow the construction of any style of architecture and pavement. Some entire roads in Europe are built with clay brick pavers existing for thousands of years.
The installation of clay brick pavers consists of gravel base as the first layer to allow drainage and also to stabilize the ground. I finer mix of gravel with sizes ranging from ¾ of inches to very fine particle is used as the second layer. This will tighten during compaction with plate compactors or static vibratory rollers thus creating a stable and petrified base. Sand is then layer and leveled for the installation of the clay brick pavers.
Color selection of clay brick pavers and veneer is very extensive, due to the adoptability of the clay to manufactured color pigments. And also many multicolor combinations are created. Clay bricks come I many patterns, but also clay bricks are very versatile and they can by utilized to create any designs inlays and patterns. You can find many pictures of clay brick pavers installed for patios, driveways, walkways and wall veneers on the gappsi web site or you can visit our show room at 1015 west Jericho turnpike smith town long island New York.
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Cobblestone Pavers-Granite-Natural-Suppliers-Long Island

By Giuseppe Abbrancati
Cobblestones were mostly used for streets back in the day in the European villages as well as some quaint towns in the US. In the states we commonly use them for driveways, borders and aprons; they are small and medium rectangular stones. The name cobblestone came by the actual process of making these stones way back when, when they collected the stones and then had them cobbled. Now the stones are easily manufactured. Cobblestones used in the correct application can help with erosion.
Cobblestones now come in a wide variety of styles, colors and shapes. Installation of cobblestones are the same as pavers, you need to excavate the proposed area. Excavated depths depend on the use of the area, such as a driveway would be excavated deeper than a patio for durability. Install a base material usually RCA which is recycled crushed aggregate. Now add your one inch of sand and then lay the pavers, the only difference would be filling the joints. Depending on the application of the cobblestones would determine if you need mortar joints or not.
The normal design to lay cobblestones is usually in a running bond pattern they can also be laid in a herringbone pattern as well. The last commonly used application for cobblestones are borders, where the pavers are installed on there side to achieve height and then the joints would be mortared to achieve an old world style.

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