How to Hardscape

How to Hardscape

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A podcast dedicated to helping hardscapers start and grow their business. We interview leading experts to talk installation techniques, tools, products, marketing, business, and so much more.


Growth and Profitability with Stanley “Dirt Monkey” Genadek
Feb 12 • 22 min
On today’s episode, we talk with Stanley “Dirt Monkey” Genadek. If you do not know of him, get on YouTube, search his name, and enjoy his videos. He is here today to talk with us about growth and profitability. —- Send in a voice message:…
The First Consultation with Your Customer with Marty Grunder
Feb 10 • 20 min
On today’s episode of the How to Hardscape Podcast, we are joined by Marty Grunder of Grunder Landscaping and the Grow Group where he helps landscaping professionals with their businesses. He is here to talk with us about what you should now going into…
Prequalifying Leads with Marty Grunder
Feb 3 • 25 min
On today’s episode of the How to Hardscape Podcast, we are joined by Marty Grunder of Grunder Landscaping and the Grow Group where he helps landscaping professionals with their businesses. He is here to talk with us about what you should be doing to…
#IAmaHardscaper: Richard of RC Outdoor
Jan 27 • 46 min
On today’s episode of the #IAmaHardscaper, we are joined by Richard of RC Outdoor. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/howtohardscape/message
LO Congress Landscape Show and Summit Takeaways
Jan 20 • 33 min
On today’s episode, we take the chance to talk about the two different products that stood out to us as hardscapers at the Landscape Ontario Congress show and the takeaways from the Landscape and Hardscape Business Success Summit. —- Send in a voice…
Dust Collection and OSHA Compliance with Dust Killer Tools
Jan 13 • 27 min
On today’s episode, we are joined by Jeremy Martin of Willow Gates Landscaping and Dust Killer Tools to talk about dust collection and OSHA Compliance in your business. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/howtohardscape/message
#IAmaHardscaper: Matt of Hardscape Ottawa
Jan 6 • 37 min
On today’s episode of the #IAmaHardscaper, we are joined by Matt of Hardscape Ottawa. Go check out their work at https://www.hardscapeottawa.com/ —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/howtohardscape/message
Addressing Inefficiencies as a Leader and Investing in Tools with Frank Bourque
Dec 30, 2019 • 38 min
On today’s episode, we are joined by landscape business coach and consultant Frank Bourque who talks with us about how business owners can address their inefficiencies and invest in tools that are going to help their on-site efficiency in 2020. —- Send in…
Vacuum Lifting Equipment with M-QUIP
Dec 23, 2019 • 33 min
On today’s episode, we are joined by Justin and Jacob Reid of M-QUIP. They talk with us about a variety of subjects regarding using vacuum lifting equipment, what products they have available for hardscapers, and why you should be using vacuum lifting…
Managing Your Landscaping Business with LMN Software
Dec 16, 2019 • 22 min
On today’s episode, we are joined by Mark Bradley of LMN and we talk about how LMN software will help you manage your landscaping business and help you keep track of your financials and so much more. —- Send in a voice message:…
How Unilock’s UniLyft, U-Level, and Uvision Can Help Efficiency and Address the Labor Shortage
Dec 9, 2019 • 32 min
On today’s episode, Ray Rodenburgh of Unilock talks about how the UniLyft, U-Level, and Uvision can help address the labor shortage and help your efficiency from the planning and design process to the installation. —- Send in a voice message:…
Cleaning and Sealing Interlock with Techniseal
Dec 2, 2019 • 35 min
On today’s episode, we are joined by Aaron Phifer of Techniseal to talk about cleaning and sealing interlock, the different products that they have available, how to use them, and selling these services to your customers. —- Send in a voice message:…
Selling and Installing Warming Trends Outdoor Fire Features
Nov 25, 2019 • 39 min
On today’s episode, we talk with Brian Small of Warming Trends about how you can sell and install Warming Trends fire features into your client’s outdoor living spaces. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/howtohardscape/message
Installing Polymeric Sand BONUS EPISODE
Nov 25, 2019 • 12 min
On today’s bonus episode we talk about installing polymeric sand and the things you should consider when you are installing polymeric sand from different manufacturers. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/howtohardscape/message
Perma Edge: Edge Restraint for Open Graded Bases
Nov 18, 2019 • 23 min
Looking for the right edge restraint to replace your plastic edging for open graded bases? Perma Edge offers a product that is flexible and more permeable than using a concrete product. We talk with co-founder Chris Yancey regarding this product and why…
How to Install an Open Graded Base
Nov 12, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode we talk about open graded bases, improving your efficiency and sales, and how you install these bases. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/howtohardscape/message
Installing and Selling Alliance Gator Base for Increased Efficiency
Nov 4, 2019 • 49 min
On today’s episode, we are joined by Jeff Cunningham of Alliance. He talks in depth with us about Gator Base, how to install, sell, and improve your site efficiency with this product. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/howtohardscape/message
Paver Pete Talks Different Base Preparation Methods
Oct 28, 2019 • 18 min
We talk with Paver Pete about different base preparation methods for different scenarios and being versatile in your installation. We also talk about creating an outdoor living space for your customer and selling them on the idea of what they can use…
Things Landscapers Wish They Knew Before Starting Their Business
Oct 21, 2019 • 15 min
We surveyed landscapers to ask them what they wish they knew before starting their business. There were a lot of common themes from the responses and we chose nine points to discuss on today’s episode. —- Send in a voice message:…
How to Start Your Business with No Money
Oct 14, 2019 • 19 min
In this episode, we talk about how to start your business with no money by drawing on our past experiences with starting our business and how we did it. From beginning my career working for a hardscape supplier learning as much as I could to starting to…
About the How to Hardscape Podcast
Oct 14, 2019 • 5 min
In this episode, we give you a rundown on what you can expect from the podcast. We will be talking about tools, products, materials, new installation methods, interviews with industry leaders, and featured hardscapers. —- Send in a voice message:…