How to Make Lamp Posts and Signs Last Longer

How to Make Lamp Posts and Signs Last Longer

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The key to making lamp posts and signs last longer is to purchase poles made from materials that are resistant to rust and corrosion. Traditional metal lamp posts and signs do not stand up to the wear and tear presented by the weather and other environmental factors. As a result, it’s common to see rusted or failing light poles. What …

How Rotational Molding (Rotomolding) is Changing the Lifespan of Planters

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At TerraCast®, we use a unique manufacturing process known as rotational molding, or rotomolding, to create products that are exceptionally durable and incredibly precise. Our process greatly differs from how traditional clay or plastic planters are manufactured, and it makes all the difference when it comes to extending the lifespan of planters. What is Rotomolding? Rotational molding is a specific …

ADA Compliant Benches – Here’s What You Need to Know

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It is important to know all ADA requirements for outdoor benches to ensure compliance, as well as to avoid alienating your customers. Section 903 of the ADA and ABA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities were created so that people in wheelchairs can easily transfer to benches in specific settings. Bench requirements are mandated in certain facilities, rooms and elements, …

How to Make Your Commercial Planters Last Longer

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Investing in commercial planters is no small undertaking, and so the goal is always to get planters to last as long as possible. First and foremost, buying the right planters made from long lasting materials will make a huge difference in how long your planters last. In this article, we will go over the best material for planters that outlive …

3 Universities with Impressive & Sustainable Landscaping

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From the University of Texas at Dallas to Kroon Hall at Yale, we are breaking down some of the best examples of sustainable landscaping at universities. A great design can make all the difference in student engagement, school spirit, sustainability, and even enrollment. 3 Incredible Examples of Sustainable University Landscaping University of Texas at Dallas The landscaping project undertaken at …

6 Creative Ways to Use Commercial Planters

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Commercial planters are commonly used to beautify a space, but there are so many other ways to put them to good use. They can segregate outdoor spaces, be used as bike lane barriers, create a serene rooftop garden that improves the energy efficiency of your building, and they can even help promote your brand or logo. 6 Unique Ways to …

4 Park Design Ideas to Inspire Your Next Project

4 Park Design Ideas to Inspire Your Next Project

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Park design is not the same thing it used to be 20 years ago. Parks are getting bigger, greener, and more functional – as well as showing up in some of the most unlikely spaces. Here are some of the coolest park design ideas to inspire your next project! 4 Inspirational Park Designs to Gain Insight From #1. The Redesign …

6 Tips for Better Commercial Landscaping

6 Tips for Better Commercial Landscaping

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Commercial landscaping is an important part of your business image but pulling off the perfect look takes precise planning and forethought. Here are some easy to follow tips that’ll make all the difference when it comes to designing winning commercial landscaping. It’s easy to overlook the importance of quality landscaping, but it makes a big statement about who are you …

Bus Stops in the Netherlands Are Getting Green Roofs – Here’s Why

Bus Stops in the Netherlands Are Getting Green Roofs – Here’s Why

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There are countless benefits to green rooftops – they are better for the environment, help reduce electricity costs, and offer a pick-me-up for everyone who sees them. That’s why we are so excited to hear that bus stops in the Netherlands are getting green rooftops. Every single bus stop in the city of Utrecht (that’s 316 bus stops) are getting …