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Your Short Guide to Three Kinds of Retaining Walls

Your Short Guide to Three Kinds of Retaining Walls

By Reed Santee / September 14, 2020

Consider a retaining wall project if unstable and sloped terrains are making living harder. Retaining walls can contain large and small hillsides (both uphill and downhill), prevent soil erosion, block landslides, and create a more useful area for paths, driveways, patios, and any construction that needs a flat surface. Unlike wood, the walls don’t rot…

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staircase created using thin stone veneer

The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide to Natural Thin Stone Veneer

By Reed Santee / September 8, 2020

Stone has long been a staple in home design and décor – for both interior and exterior designs. Natural stone can create a beautiful and impressive aesthetic that can fit with nearly any design style or color scheme. However, stone can be extremely heavy and expensive, depending on the material. Thankfully, a natural thin stone…

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Store Hours

New Store Hours Update

By Reed Santee / May 22, 2020

News Update! We are changing our store hours back to full time including Saturdays as of June 1st. We are also closed Saturday, May 23rd, and Monday, May 25th on account of Memorial Day to Honor our Heroes of Freedom. We wish you all a happy and safe weekend. See you Tuesday!

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How to Build and Use Retaining Walls in Your Yard

How To Build And Use Retaining Walls In Your Yard?

By Reed Santee / February 26, 2020

So, you picked out the perfect-looking retaining wall stones for your yard. The color and design of your retaining wall material match your house and garden perfectly. You know it’s going to make your yard the nicest on the block. But… how do you build and use a retaining wall in your yard? It is…

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Obituary of Richard Santee

Obituary of Richard Santee

By Reed Santee / January 2, 2020

Dear Patrons of Central Home Supply, We regret to inform you that we will be closing at 12 pm this Saturday, 1/4/2020 to honor our beloved CEO, Rick Santee. All are encouraged to attend the memorial service at Oakwood chapel (2 pm) and wake following at Seascape golf club (3:30 pm, casual attire/work boots welcomed).…

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How to Improve the Design of the Traditional Retaining Wall-1

How To Improve The Design Of The Traditional Retaining Wall?

By Reed Santee / October 15, 2019

Retaining walls are almost everywhere you look in gardens and landscapes. You may even have one in your garden. What is a retaining wall? A retaining wall’s purpose is to retain the soil behind it, while there is no soil present on the other side. The retaining wall must be reliable and durable, as the…

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What Is the Best Way to Construct a Retaining Wall

What Is the Best Way to Construct a Retaining Wall?

By Reed Santee / July 23, 2019

Landscaping is a fantastic way to achieve the “welcome home” feeling you have always dreamed of when returning after a long day. Beyond that, it can often serve as a crucial way to protect and preserve your biggest investment! Often overlooked, proper drainage and retaining walls can be one of the most important projects on…

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What’s Better – a Wood Deck or a Paving Stone Patio?

What’s Better – A Wood Deck Or A Paving Stone Patio?

By Reed Santee / June 24, 2019

A patio or deck is the perfect place to relax and enjoy some outdoor living! It gives you a spacious area to set up somewhere to relax, with seating or perhaps a dining space and a grill. When you decide that you want to create an outdoor living space, you will need to consider whether…

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Product Demonstration Day - California Landscape Supply

Product Demonstration Day – California Landscape Supply

By Reed Santee / April 16, 2019

  Attend a product demonstration day about GraniteCrete on: Thursday, May 2nd Starting at 11:00 AM Central Home Supply 180 El Pueblo Rd Scotts Valley, CA 95066 See a live GraniteCrete installation, and have any questions answered by a GraniteCrete representative. Food & Drinks will be provided What is GraniteCrete? GraniteCrete is a paving material…

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Which Is The Best Natural Stone For Driveway And Wall Claddings

Which Is The Best Natural Stone For Driveway And Wall Claddings?

By Reed Santee / March 5, 2019

Natural stone is a beautiful choice for homeowners seeking to improve the appearance of their home. In particular, natural stone driveways and wall cladding can be both beautiful and practical, greatly enhancing the overall curb appeal of a property. If you intend to install or replace a natural stone driveway or wall cladding in the…

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