May 9, 2024
7 Natural Stone Landscaping Ideas

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner - the perfect time of year to tackle that dream landscaping project. Hardscaping elements, like natural stone, harmonize outdoor spaces with your property, and they provide structure and an integrating medium into the garden design.  From focal points in your garden and retaining walls to […]

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April 22, 2024
6 Flagstone Ideas That Will Elevate Your Landscaping

Flagstone is a wonderfully dynamic type of stone design that can meet the demands of your upcoming landscaping project. From steps and patios to wall capstones and walkways, the ways you can utilize flagstones are limited only by your imagination! Bringing a timeless aesthetic charm that can be matched with a variety of landscaping themes, […]

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March 26, 2024
How To Clean Fireplace Stone

Natural stone fireplaces are a beautiful addition to any modern or traditionally styled home, bringing a unique and timeless aesthetic charm with unmatched durability. Fireplaces made of natural stone are a worthwhile investment, but it’s not uncommon for dirt, debris, and soot to build up after prolonged and continual use.  You might be inclined to […]

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February 22, 2024
7 Ways to Use Boulders in Your Landscaping

Natural stone has been a staple of human architecture for thousands of years, and today it remains a popular choice for a timeless, elegant aesthetic. But the benefit of stone extends well beyond its natural beauty - it can be used to great effect and functionality throughout your property, including your landscaping.  If you’re looking […]

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February 2, 2024
Tips on How To Install Stone Veneer

Stone veneer has been a popular design choice dating back thousands of years to the Roman period, and today it remains among the best options to enhance your home with a timeless aesthetic. Also known as stone cladding, this architectural design can be used in a variety of places throughout your home, giving any wall […]

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December 21, 2023
How to Update a Stone Fireplace

A fireplace is often the centerpiece of any room, catching the attention of anyone using the space much like an accent wall. Fireplaces also tend to last a long time and are often among the last things to get upgraded during a renovation - this is because they’re built with high-quality materials like natural stone […]

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December 5, 2023
How to Build a Rock Retaining Wall

There’s no mistake, with thousands of years of history, natural rock retaining walls are among the most reliable. By cutting into a hill or sloped part of your yard and creating level ground both above and below the wall, retaining walls increase the amount of flat, usable ground in a yard. They’re also an attractive […]

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November 7, 2023
Tips for Choosing the Right Exterior Stone Veneer

Exterior stone veneer has been a popular design choice for hundreds of years and is surging again in recent popularity. Also known as stone cladding or stone siding, stone veneer is a thin layer of stone applied to an exterior wall to give it the appearance of a complete stone construction. It’s a great investment […]

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September 29, 2023
Natural Stone Steps vs. Concrete Steps

If your landscape, porch, or walkway has a considerable slope, one or more flights of steps may be a smart addition. Professionals and DIYers alike often install natural stone or concrete steps in situations like this, but stone is usually the preferred choice of homeowners. Read on for a comparison between stone and concrete steps […]

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August 24, 2023
Tips for Creating an Outdoor Fireplace

One of the best ways to improve the value and comfort of your backyard is to build an outdoor fireplace, a space where family and friends can gather all seasons of the year. Before upgrading your home with this great addition, there are many things to consider. Read on for the most important tips for […]

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