A-O Pro Tip – Leveling & Placing Control Stones with Art of the Yard

It’s Tip Tuesday again and we’re coming to you with another A-O Pro Tip! For the 5th A-O Pro Tip in our Learn From The A-O Pro’s series, Shane Hemphill, owner of Art of the Yard, gives us some tips on leveling and placing control stones for your waterfall!

Waterfall control stone in use after leveling and placing control stones

This tip comes from the build in the Sandbox at Atlantic-OASE’s headquarters in Aurora, Ohio. Contractors from Art of the YardAlpine Custom Hardscapes and Demi Fortuna, from his own company, August Moon Designs, came to Ohio to dig in the dirt to kick off the start of this new series. After the 5-day building palooza, they created 3 incredible water features including a pond and waterfall feature with a custom copper bowl fire feature, a pond-free waterfall and a formal fountain hardscape.

A-O Pro Tip #5 – Leveling & Placing Control Stones with Art of the Yard

In this 5th A-O Pro Tip, Shane Hemphill shows us how his team at Art of the Yard places their control stones and waterfall stones to help guide the water over the stones to create a great waterfall!

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Shane explains how they make sure their waterfall stones level on all sides to give a good push off of the rock. They then foam in their control stones so that it pushes all of the water over the desired falls to create beautiful waterfalls!

Want to be featured in the next A-O Pro Tip Video?

Do you have some unique and help tips and tricks on installing water features? We’re looking for the next A-O Pro to be featured in our video series and we want to visit you! Tell us what upcoming water feature builds you have planned and what A-O Pro tips you have for us and we’ll send someone from the Atlantic-OASE team out to video you and your work!

Contact your Regional Sales Manager to learn more on the A-O Pro Series. Not sure who your Regional Sales Manager is? Contact us at marketing@atlantic-oase.com

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About the Author:

Caitlyn Winkle

After graduating from the University of Akron, Caitlyn joined Atlantic-OASE in the fall of 2019. Caitlyn manages the social media and online content for the company. She also supports the Atlantic-OASE Professional Contractor (APC) Program and Marketing Departments in creating marketing and advertising strategies and plans.

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