Save yourself time, money, and stress by finding the right method for your bollard installation.
Tag Archives: How-To
Stainless steel is the metal of choice for engineers, architects, and industrial designers everywhere, but this sleek, highly sought metal can be difficult to weld because of the need to preserve the chromium oxide layer that gives this modern miracle its anti-corrosive properties.
As architectural preferences and city streets have evolved; bollards also had to evolve to stay useful. New materials, aesthetics, and functional engineering create a much wider range of bollards useful in contemporary urban spaces.
In order to install pavers and impact-protective bollards, the level of concrete is set by the height of the paver. The loss of the thin level of paver material to the volume of the concrete surround will only minimally affect the stopping power of the bollard.
There’s no need for grates be tree murderers. Use simple tools and methods to expand cast iron tree grates by cutting out the center rings.
Street trees increase greenspace, provide clean air and shade, and maintain ecological balance. Street trees meant for sidewalks and tree grates should meet the city’s design goals and not interfere with infrastructure and utilities. Check out the top 10 deep-rooted trees for urban landscaping.
Bolting or anchoring bollards to uneven ground requires a little preplanning, but sloping surfaces do not prevent their installation. With strategies like grinding, shimming, and grouting, bollards can be securely installed on uneven ground.
Asphalt can soften when exposed to high heat, and there is no way to control its hardness throughout the seasons. Concrete footings can be used to provide a firm foundation for bollard installations into asphalt. Learn more about asphalt properties and bollard installation techniques.