Check out this sweet-looking Belgard Paver™ patio professionally laid by one of our contractors

A new periodic feature that we are adding to our Stone Distributors’ blog series in 2021 is articles highlighting the amazing projects of some of our best contractor affiliates. This series will bring to life the reasons why choosing a professional contractor to install many of your stone and landscaping projects will be your preferredContinue reading “Check out this sweet-looking Belgard Paver™ patio professionally laid by one of our contractors”

REPOST: BUILDING A LONG-LASTING PATIO IN GEORGIA

In the escalating effort to battle the spread of coronavirus our Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has issued a “Stay At Home” order for our entire state yesterday, taking effect later today at 6 p.m. and lasting through at least April 13th. This order can be extended any time between now and then if the situationContinue reading “REPOST: BUILDING A LONG-LASTING PATIO IN GEORGIA”

DIY projects you can take on while following “stay at home” orders during this time of Coronavirus

We certainly are living in unprecedented times here in Georgia, around the country and around the world. The Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect virtually all aspects of our lives, including new restrictions on our movements announced by our governor just two days ago. Currently we have a “Shelter in Place” order for all at-risk groupsContinue reading “DIY projects you can take on while following “stay at home” orders during this time of Coronavirus”

The qualities to look for when picking out Flagstone for your stone projects

One of the most-asked questions we get from our customers is “What type of Flagstone do you recommend for (insert name of stone project the customer is about to undertake)?” In truth, there is rarely a ‘perfect answer’ to this question. Not only does Flagstone vary from quarry to quarry, it varies from stone toContinue reading “The qualities to look for when picking out Flagstone for your stone projects”

Learn about our staff, portrait #2: Cainon Graham

Cainon and I have known each other from my days at another stone yard, so over 10 years.  He is originally from Georgia and is actually a third-generation stone mason.  He came to me and said he was interested in getting out of the installation business and could I use him.  I told him IContinue reading “Learn about our staff, portrait #2: Cainon Graham”

Stone building EDUCATION part 3: Laying down a walkway or patio over existing concrete pads

In this next article in our series on walkways and patios we outline a step by step process for how you can build a stone walkway or patio on top of existing concrete pads. In our most recent articles, we laid out the process for building a new walkway or patio from scratch, including diggingContinue reading “Stone building EDUCATION part 3: Laying down a walkway or patio over existing concrete pads”

Stone building EDUCATION, part 2: building a long-lasting patio in Georgia

In part 2 of our series on installing a walkway and/or patio around the outside of your home we focus this article on patios. More specifically, we are focusing on building a flagstone patio versus using pavers to build your patio. Is it more expensive? That depends on the type of pavers or flagstone youContinue reading “Stone building EDUCATION, part 2: building a long-lasting patio in Georgia”

STONE DISTRIBUTORS EDUCATION – Flagstone vs. Fieldstone, part 2

Fieldstone and Flagstone are two types of stone used in landscapes and many other “outdoor space” plans. Although both types of stone are attractive and are used for multiple uses, most people and contractors gravitate toward one or the other type depending on job for which they are being used. As we discussed in the first article of this 2-partContinue reading “STONE DISTRIBUTORS EDUCATION – Flagstone vs. Fieldstone, part 2”