Blog 2015

garden

Why Should Your Garden Have Stone Retaining Walls?

December 9, 2015

To say gardening is fun would be a gross understatement to those who till the land with their hands, to reap the rewards from their labour and love.

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firepits

Design Your Outdoor Space with Limestone Fire Pits

December 1, 2015

It’s the truth; cold weather makes most folks want to just sit at home and forget everything else going on in the outside world. During the winter, staying warm is the name of the game, and if you do ‘it’ right – installing limestone fire pits, then you will enjoy the warmth and comfort these provide.

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fountain

Stone Feature Wall Fountain: Reasons Why You Should Have One

November 18, 2015

Creating an amazing and classy exterior for your patio or garden can be as much a reflection of your spending capacity as it is a testament to your personal aesthetics. While there are a number of innovative and modern-looking wall designs, there is something about the classic look of stone walls that attracts people to it from all walks of life.

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mt angus

Home Improvement Using Different Stone Types

November 5, 2015

Home remodeling can be very enjoyable, or a living nightmare; this depends on the kind of home improvement you’ve got planned, the number of experienced helping hands, or lack thereof, to do the job for you.

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mt angus

Mt. Angus Sandstone: What's So Special About The Quality Of This Sandstone?

October 20, 2015

There is something special about the quality of this sandstone, it is one of the most versatile, durable, and popular building materials found in the market today.

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fire place

Stonemason Services in Geelong: We Can Only Offer The Best!

October 5, 2015

Masonry is an invaluable fine art that has roots dating back to most ancient times and beyond recorded human history. More recently, prior to these modern times, most homesteads were built with stone bricks and pavers that were especially crafted by stonemasons.

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fire place

Discover the Natural Beauty of Stone Fireplaces

September 22, 2015

There are many ways to improve your home; a fireplace is one of them. Are you having trouble in deciding what material will best complement your home’s fireplace? Well, you’re not alone; many folks ponder the same question, before installing a fireplace in their homes.

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retaining wall

Retaining Walls Defined

September 2, 2015

When it comes to increasing the value of your home and keeping your landscape environmentally safe, a retaining wall is essential. They are structures designed to restrain a magnitude of soil such as a slope or hillside.

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sandstone wall

The Benefits of Using Sandstone Materials for Construction

August 18, 2015

When it comes time to choose the right construction materials for exterior structures like walls, most folks invariably settle for what is cheaper, or more affordable. Unfortunately, what is cheap doesn’t always equate to what is best, much less what is enduring.

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limestone house

Limestone Houses and Its Advantages

August 5, 2015

Building houses with concrete or wood has become the norm of today’s architectural aesthetics. Compared to the old days when a large variety of building materials were employed in the creation of various structures, our modern range of building materials often pale in comparison.

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granite

Qualities and Best Uses of Granite Stone

July 21, 2015

When it comes to internal decoration and most other home accents, stone comes second to wood in desirability and aesthetic beauty. One of the most popular stones of this era, if not nearly all eras since the dawn of history, is granite. Granite is a type of igneous rock considered to be ‘intrusive’ due to the fact of its commonality.

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sand stone

Benefits and Uses of Sandstone

July 17, 2015

If you adore a rustic and authentic look then you might want to consider using sandstone for a natural ambiance. In fact, sandstone has been used for various home applications since ancient times. This is because it is very durable and easy to work with.

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rubble

Top 3 Reasons why you should have a Rubble Wall for your Garden

June 16, 2015

Rubble walls, more correctly referred to as rubble-work, is a type of architectural aesthetics with a history that hearkens back to ancient times.

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blue stone

Bluestone Pavers: Paving your Home for Quality, Design and Beauty

June 3, 2015

Paving your home is definitely an excellent choice if you want to add a classic, distinctly ‘regal’ look and feel to your home and its surroundings.

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lime stone

Building Your Wall with Limestone… What are your Advantages?

May 20, 2015

A lot of the magnificent structures we have today are made of limestone like the Great Pyramid of Giza, in Egypt. In New York, the Barclay Tower lightweight limestone panels were used decoratively.

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Why Should You Consider Using Stone Designs for Your Home?

May 13, 2015

Go out to the woods, the forest, the dessert or the prairie, and there is a deep sense of peace that permeates your soul…

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What stone types will suit your home building needs?

Apr. 30, 2015

Stone has always been the ubiquitous choice for fireplaces. Not only is stone durable, but some types of stone are aesthetically pleasing building materials…

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Is granite stone good for a home foundation?

Apr. 8, 2015

Is granite stone good for a home foundation? Actually, the answer is more than a simple … yes. Granite stone home foundations cover a ton of territory, and there are a few clarifications to make first. Granite stone blocks are ideally suited to be used as a home foundation; these have been extensively and successfully used in Europe, for centuries…

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Retaining Wall Builders in Victoria

Mar. 23, 2015

The first impression of your house is very important. And if you plan on selling your home, the very first thing people notice is the landscaping. Additionally, a carefully planned design will add immediate value to your property…

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Building a Fireplace into an Existing Home

Mar. 11, 2015

Fireplaces are a great way to add a touch of class and an extra level of homeliness to your abode. Not only do they speak for literally thousands of years of venerable tradition, but there is just something about a warm, cozy fireplace…

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Professional Stone Fireplace Builders in Victoria

Feb. 25, 2015

A fireplace is a delightful addition to just about every type of home. Not only will it keep you cozy during the winter season but it also can transform your living room into a more suitable place to unwind…

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Reasons to Prefer Building With Stone

Feb. 16, 2015

With all construction supplies, there are always pros and cons to whatever material you decide to build with. However, there is one thing for certain when building with stone; the pros definitely outweigh the cons. Here are some of the best reasons to build with stone…

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