Caleb Sits Down with Hardscape Academy Attendees

hardscape academy Dec 11, 2023

Caleb recently hosted Kyle Robertson, Tyler Kaufman, and Matt Phillips in the Company Cam studios after they attended one of his Hardscape Academy events. In a new episode of the Kid Contractor Podcast, Caleb catches up with the trio to get their thoughts on the Academy and how they have applied what they learned to their businesses. Kyle, Tyler, and Matt discuss the equipment they use, how they handle billing and invoicing, and things they have discovered about being self-employed contractors.

All three attendees found the Academy extremely helpful for expanding their knowledge of hardscaping techniques and designs. Tyler especially wanted to learn more about patios and retaining walls to add to his excavation and drainage work. Matt is looking to branch out from his lawn care company into more complex landscape installations. The Academy gave them both new skills and ideas to take their businesses in new directions.

Caleb also draws out valuable lessons from their experiences...

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Unlocking Hardscape Excellence: The Hardscape Academy Experience

hardscape academy May 20, 2023

In recent years, hardscaping has emerged as a sought-after skill, allowing individuals to create breathtaking outdoor spaces using stone, concrete, and other durable materials. Aspiring hardscape professionals and enthusiasts are constantly on the lookout for comprehensive training and valuable insights to elevate their skills. In a recent episode of the Kid Contractor podcast, Caleb Auman, the instructor at the Hardscape Academy, interviewed two attendees, Nathan and Dylan, who share their transformative experience at our academy. Their conversation sheds light on the immense value and positive impact that the Hardscape Academy offers to those seeking to excel in this creative field.

During the podcast, Nathan expresses his excitement about discovering new tools and techniques. Specifically, he highlights the process of cutting bricks and creating beautiful curved bandings—a concept he had never encountered before attending the Hardscape Academy. Nathan's revelation...

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