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The Importance of Soil Stabilization

February 17, 2020

Soil stabilization is a step taken early in the construction process in which the surface of a new road or building is reinforced to more adequately bear weight. Depending on your location and construction needs, this can be a relatively simple or involved process. Many options currently exist for stabilizing soil ranging from chemical to […]

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Geocell vs. Geogrid: A Stabilization Comparison

February 10, 2020

When looking for ground reinforcement, consumers are often stuck comparing several similar (but fundamentally different) materials. For reinforcing roads, slopes, and embankments, the choice usually comes down between two main support materials: Geocells and Geogrids. Both materials are part of the geotechnology category– sturdy materials developed to be placed over a subgrade and used to […]

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Parking Pads: Heavy Duty Rock Stable Solutions

January 24, 2020

When you own a vehicle you need a place to park. For cars, this might be a driveway, for specialty vehicles like boats and RVs, this might be a dedicated location that needs to withstand sustained weight over a long period of time. Below are some questions to ask yourself when first beginning the process […]

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How to Build the Perfect Driveway

January 17, 2020

Whether for a new construction project or an update on an older home, quality exterior design is a must. While many individuals spend a great deal of time thinking about home colors and landscaping, one very important focal point is often forgotten– the driveway. Not only is the driveway the first entrance into your home […]

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Arenas in the Rain: Geo Drainage Solutions

January 3, 2020

Roots are the earth’s natural way of stabilizing soil as it is exposed to harsh elements day after day. Whether belonging to grass, shrubs, or trees, roots extend into the ground like fingers, keeping the soil contained during even the harshest rainfall. In the horse arena however, this is not possible. Manicured and cultivated to […]

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What are Geocells?

August 29, 2019

We know how difficult it is to maintain the integrity of your gravel driveway or your dirt parking pad. Flooding and excessive use can cause the surface to shift. To help you solve this, our team at Performance Footing has developed the highest quality Geocell Base-Core. But what are Geocells? Geocells are cellular confinement systems […]

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Perfecting and Maintaining your Indoor Riding Arena Footing

June 14, 2019

Whether you are in the process of planning, or building your indoor arena or you are refurbishing your riding surface, having high quality footing is essential. There is no exact science for choosing your footing materials or ratios. Factors such as disciplines and the affordability and availability of certain materials affect your final product. Regardless […]

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How to Choose the Right Footing for Your Riding Arena

May 10, 2019

Finding the right footing for your arena can be a difficult and confusing process. There are a wide variety of options and price points, and these change depending on whether you are footing an indoor or outdoor arena. Let’s discuss the typical composition of footing, explain how to choose the right footing for your arena, […]

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Choosing the Correct Horse Arena Sand Depth

April 24, 2019

Building a riding arena for your horses requires making big decisions about the footing. What type of footing should you use? What materials are available near your location? All of these considerations are important in the planning process, but one of the most important, yet often under considered factors, is the horse arena sand depth. […]

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