Based in Sacramento, our mission is to safely provide high quality general engineering services on time, delivering the best value to you. A family tradition of serving with instilled core values since 1948, we are motivated to share our knowledge gained over the decades. We aim to give you, our customer, an exceptional experience and outstanding results!Based in Sacramento, our mission is to safely provide high quality general engineering services on time, delivering the best value to you. A family tradition of serving with instilled core values since 1948, we are motivated to share our knowledge gained over the decades. We aim to give you, our customer, an exceptional experience and outstanding results!
Amedeo Biondi 1948-1954
Gene Biondi 1955-1985
Steve Biondi 1986-Present
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About Hardscape Contractors
Hardscape contractors can do a lot to improve the aesthetic appeal of your home. It is not uncommon to see houses with beautiful landscaping, but no one ever stops to think about what the yard and patio are doing for the property. While the landscaping may add value to the home, it is important that it be well maintained to retain that value and maintain a comfortable atmosphere in the home. A good contractor will know the best ways to incorporate landscaping into the design of any home, whether you are planning on building a new house or just sprucing up the one you have. You can take care of your own lawn and gardens, or you can employ the services of a contractor to do it for you.
Patios are the most frequently used hardscape construction material, due to their low cost and versatility. Your patio will not only be a great place to entertain guests, but you will find that it serves as an extension of your home, giving it that familiar cozy feel. If you have a patio, it is important to keep it looking nice, not just because of appearance, but also so that your home is safe from intruders and the elements. For this reason, it is wise to hire a contractor to get the best landscape design possible for your patio, because not all hardscape construction materials work well on every patio, and not all companies use the same techniques. By hiring a professional, you will ensure that you receive the best possible design for your patio, because you will be working with professionals who know how to blend the different types of material into your patio design.
In addition to the design of the landscape system, there are many other important considerations when getting landscape design done for your home. One of the most important considerations for any home interior and exterior design is the water retention capability of the retaining walls and paving. Retaining walls are crucial for holding back water, and good contractors will be able to advise you on which ones would work best in your area. Retaining walls can come in different styles, sizes, and materials, and by consulting with a professional, you will be able to select one that best suits your needs.
Another major consideration for your hardscape contractors is the type of material they use for your patios. You may want to consider concrete pavers, natural stone, or flagstone; and these materials can vary greatly in price, depending on the quality of the materials, and the complexity of installation required. Most contractors recommend using stone or flagstone, because it is relatively easy to install, and it holds up well against many types of weather. Concrete pavers, while being extremely affordable, tend to not hold up as well against heavy weather. The installation can be quite lengthy, and not all patios would qualify as usable paths for children to walk on, so this should also be taken into consideration.
When selecting a contractor to build your new patio, walkway, or deck, consider the amount of work involved in each step. Are there several steps involved? Will the entire project require a permit? If it requires a permit, what are the fees? You may also have to pay for the labor of a builder who will be hired to accomplish each specific task.
Your selected hardscape contractors near Houston, TX can provide you with a beautiful patio, walkway, deck, or spa that will compliment your current landscaping and landscape design. If you want your new patio, walkway, or deck to completely mesh with your existing landscape, it is important to get it right from the beginning. When shopping around for contractors near Houston, TX, don't be afraid to ask for examples of their previous work and for references from previous jobs they have completed.
The history of the community of Arden-Arcade is documented in the "Sacramento ALC Historical Study 82", Rancho Del Paso, Office of History, Sacramento Air Logistics Center, McClellan Air Force Base, California, March 1983, by Raymond Oliver. The first residents of what would become the Arden-Arcade area were the Nisenan an indigenous people of the horizon period with their own language, culture and social order. The land was originally part of a Mexican land grant deeded to John Sutter, the Rancho del Paso grant was negotiated from the Mexican governor by John Sutter. On August 10, 1843 Sutter then deeded the Rancho Del Paso to Eliab and Hiram Grimes and John Sinclair. Samuel Norris was the next owner of Rancho del Paso, then James Haggin. From 1862 to 1905, James Ben Ali Haggin managed the Rancho, where he became known for breeding race horses. One of the horses bred on the Rancho, Ben Ali, won the 12th Kentucky Derby in world record time 1886. To ship his horses, Haggin built a railroad spur from his northern paddocks (Approximately where today's Hagginwood Golf Course is), toward the current day Union Pacific railroad tracks located northeast of the present-day Capitol City Freeway along the beginnings of Arcade Boulevard. On this site Haggin's staff built 24 barns with 64 stalls each plus some out buildings. It was here that he would ship his horses mostly to Kentucky, some eventually shipping around the world.
“Arden" most likely comes from the fact that Orlando Robertson, owner of the Rancho and developer after Haggin, was originally from Arden Hills, Minnesota. As for “Arcade”: Haggin had situated the headquarter alongside the major creek that ran through the Rancho (now off Arcade Boulevard, in the South Hagginwood neighborhood of Northern Sacramento), the place name for which being designated "Arcade," after the "arcade" of the limbs to a string of shade-giving native oak trees there. The remnants of these majestic trees can still be seen, though some are dead stumps. (In architecture an arcade is a number of arches supporting a wall.)
Orlando Robertson was a land speculator who came to Sacramento after hearing about the exceptional lands of the Rancho Del Paso. He bought the Rancho in 1905 for $1.5 million for his Sacramento Colonization Company, then laid out the streets and developed the tracts for sale. Robertson chose street names that reflected the inventors of the period, Watt, Edison, Howe, Bell and so on. By 1916, and given the fertile soil and excellent supply of water, Robertson was able to sell the tracts to farming families, a large number of them newly off the boat Scandinavian immigrants. In fact the area around Gibbons Park was known as “Little Norway,” because of the many Norwegian families that settled there. Arden-Arcade and neighboring Carmichael were advertised as an excellent area for growing citrus, but olives, nuts and stone fruit were also farmed here. At one time, Arden-Arcade was the hop growing region of the world.
Among the oldest surviving buildings in the area are the Arden Middle School, built in 1914, and the Del Paso Country Club, from 1919, named for the original Rancho on which it was built. The first residential neighborhoods in the area were constructed in the 1920s and 1930s, as the city developed over the river, but the real building boom came at the end of WWII.
However, the real current face of Arden-Arcade was built between 1945 and 1970, and remains a fine representation of a middle-class mid-century modern community, with home developments by John Davis, Jere Strizek, and Randolph Parks. There are also large custom built developments dotted with homes and office complexes built by Carter Sparks, the Streng Brothers and John Harvey Carter. Arden-Arcade features multiple googie architectural structures as well.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Arden-Arcade had a population of 92,186. The population density was 5,144.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,986.3/km2). The racial makeup of Arden-Arcade was 64,688 (70.2%) White, 8,977 (9.7%) African American, 948 (1.0%) Native American, 5,152 (5.6%) Asian (1.3% Indonesian, 1.0% Chinese, 0.6% Taiwanese, 0.5% Japanese, 0.5% Korean, 0.4% Hmong, 1.3% Other), 531 (0.6%) Pacific Islander, 7,420 (8.0%) from other races, and 5,470 (5.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17,147 persons (18.6%).
The Census reported that 90,936 people (98.6% of the population) lived in households, 530 (0.6%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 720 (0.8%) were institutionalized.
There were 40,518 households, out of which 10,799 (26.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 14,307 (35.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 5,500 (13.6%) had a female householder with no husband present, 2,154 (5.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 2,859 (7.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 395 (1.0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 14,575 households (36.0%) were made up of individuals, and 4,962 (12.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24. There were 21,961 families (54.2% of all households); the average family size was 2.95.
The population was spread out, with 19,288 people (20.9%) under the age of 18, 9,419 people (10.2%) aged 18 to 24, 24,240 people (26.3%) aged 25 to 44, 24,798 people (26.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 14,441 people (15.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.0 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.
There were 44,813 housing units at an average density of 2,500.8 per square mile (965.6/km), of which 18,683 (46.1%) were owner-occupied, and 21,835 (53.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 11.7%. 42,822 people (46.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 48,114 people (52.2%) lived in rental housing units
As of the census of 2000, there were 96,025 people, 42,987 households, and 23,427 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,084.9 inhabitants per square mile (1,963.3/km2). There were 44,818 housing units at an average density of 2,373.3 per square mile (916.3/km). The racial makeup of the CDP was 74,285 (77.4%) White, 5,779 (6.0%) African American, 920 (1.0%) Native American, 4664 (4.9%) Asian, 411 (0.4%) Pacific Islander, 4,972 (5.2%) from other races, and 4,994 (5.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11,501 (12.0%) of the population.
There were 42,987 households, out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.5% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.88.
In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 21.4% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $40,335, and the median income for a family was $51,152. Males had a median income of $38,935 versus $31,743 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,530. About 9.9% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.2% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.