The New Tandem® System

Technical Information

Permacon’s exclusive Tandem system features a new modular grid that helps turn a wide range of landscaping ideas into reality. The system's versatility allows it to be easily integrated into a wide variety of structure that redefine outdoor areas. You can maximize the landscaping potential by designing vertical structures that meet real-world needs.

Installation Videos

FIND OUT how to build a wide range of structures with the Tandem system®

Watch these Tandem system installation videos, and follow each step of the construction process to easily create structures that fit seamlessly into your other landscaping projects.

How to build patio furniture

Optimize your outdoor improvement projects by watching an overview of the steps involved in making a bench, table and planter.

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How to build an outdoor BBQ kitchen

Preview the necessary steps in building an outdoor kitchen quickly and easily, with no need for cementitious materials.

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How to build an outdoor fireplace

Watch a step-by-step guide to building an outdoor gas fireplace that will allow you to enjoy cooler evenings, whatever the season.

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Building stairs

Watch a step-by-step guide to building steps with Lafitt Tandem walls.

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Building pillars

View the steps involved in building columns based on Lafitt Tandem walls.

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How to landscape your backyard

See just how much the new Tandem system can do. Over the last few years, the move towards outdoor living has become a growing trend in the landscaping industry. Fuel your creativity by watching an overview of projects that can be realized with Permacon’s exclusive new product.

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Building retaining walls

Watch an overview of the steps involved in building retaining walls, and find out which products are needed to build them.

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How to build an outdoor privacy wall or fence

Watch an overview of the steps involved in building a low-maintenance, economical and durable wall using the Tandem system.

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Introduction to the Lafitt Tandem® wall

Discover the new, cutting-edge wall system that will revolutionize retaining wall construction. Take a sneak peek at the photo shoot, and explore the techniques specific to installing the wall.

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Building double-sided walls

Watch an overview of the steps involved in building double-sided walls, and find out which products are needed to build them.

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Product Information

Explore Our 3 Tandem® Collections

Our Tandem system collections allow you to easily and seamlessly integrate any structure you decide to build, whether it’s an outdoor kitchen, fireplace, retaining wall, steps, slabs or paving. Why choose from a collection? What you build will be guaranteed to match!

MELVILLE® TANDEM® WALL

The smooth surface of this wall makes it the perfect complement 
to contemporary and refined landscaping. The 90 mm and 180 mm veneer units create a sophisticated linear or modular aspect, elegantly completed by long and narrow coping and steps.

Colours

RANGE SAVANNAH BEIGE

ROCKLAND BLACK

RANGE NEWPORT GREY

90 MM VENEER UNITS

UNIT A

90 mm × 67 mm × 201 mm

3 9/16" × 2 5/8" × 7 7/8"

UNIT B

90 mm × 67 mm × 268 mm

3 9/16" × 2 5/8" × 10 1/2"

UNIT C

90 mm × 67 mm × 335 mm

3 9/16" × 2 5/8" × 13 3/16"

UNIT D

90 mm × 67 mm × 402 mm

3 9/16" × 2 5/8" × 15 13/16"

180 MM VENEER UNITS

UNIT A

180 mm × 67 mm × 335 mm

7 1/16" × 2 5/8" × 13 3/16"

UNIT B

180 mm × 67 mm × 402 mm

7 1/16" × 2 5/8" × 15 13/16"

UNIT C

180 mm × 67 mm × 469 mm

7 1/16" × 2 5/8" × 18 1/2"

STUCTURAL UNITS

 

90 mm × 155 mm × variable

3 9/16" × 6 1/8" × variable

 

180 mm × 155 mm × variable

7 1/16" × 6 1/8" × variable

LAFITT® TANDEM® WALL 90 AND 180

Available in four rich and vibrant colours, these products will help unleash your imagination. Their variable height allows all kinds of installations — linear or modular — while their chiselled surface, identical to the popular Lafitt masonry stone, evokes a natural look. Give your landscaping an antique and highly desired style.

Colours

RANGE AMBROISE BEIGE

RANGE NEWPORT GREY

RANGE MARGAUX BEIGE

ROCKLAND BLACK

90 MM VENEER UNITS

UNIT A

90 mm × 67 mm × 201 mm

3 9/16" × 2 5/8" × 7 7/8"

UNIT B

90 mm × 67 mm × 268 mm

3 9/16" × 2 5/8" × 10 1/2"

UNIT C

90 mm × 67 mm × 335 mm

3 9/16" × 2 5/8" × 13 3/16"

UNIT D

90 mm × 67 mm × 402 mm

3 9/16" × 2 5/8" × 15 13/16"

180 MM VENEER UNITS

UNIT A

180 mm × 67 mm × 335 mm

7 1/16" × 2 5/8" × 13 3/16"

UNIT B

180 mm × 67 mm × 402 mm

7 1/16" × 2 5/8" × 15 13/16"

UNIT C

180 mm × 67 mm × 469 mm

7 1/16" × 2 5/8" × 18 1/2"

STRUCTURAL UNITS

 

90 mm × 155 mm × variable

3 9/16" × 6 1/8" × variable

 

180 mm × 155 mm × variable

7 1/16" × 6 1/8" × variable

ESPLANADE® TANDEM® WALL

The stacked-stones appearance of the Esplanade wall blends perfectly with all Permacon’s products with its range of vivid colours. It can be used for retaining walls, double-sided walls and columns.

Colours

RANGE AMBROISE BEIGE

RANGE NEWPORT GREY

RANGE MARGAUX BEIGE

UNITS

UNIT A

180 mm × 60 mm × 350 mm

7 1/16" × 2 3/8" × 13 3/4"

UNIT B

180 mm × 60 mm × 495 mm

7 1/16" × 2 3/8" × 19 1/2"

UNIT C

180 mm × 60 mm × 562 mm

7 1/16" × 2 3/8" × 22 1/8"

STRUCTURAL UNITS

 

90 mm × 155 mm × variable

3 9/16" × 6 1/8" × variable

 

180 mm × 155 mm × variable

7 1/16" × 6 1/8" × variable

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Tandem System Installation Guide (pdf)
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Estimation Chart (xls)
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Quick Tandem calculator (pdf)
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