Now is a good time to be thinking about building a dry river bed for drainage

Our interesting winter weather has continued – a significant amount of rain leading to some flooding, followed by a couple inches of snow (you can’t make this stuff up) last Saturday. The snow was mostly gone by Monday, but then unfortunately we got some more rain this week. Thankfully, it looks like we will beContinue reading “Now is a good time to be thinking about building a dry river bed for drainage”

Learn about our staff, part 3: Our knowledgable, friendly team members

Paul-Thomas (PT) Ketchem P.T. has been with Stone Distributors 3 years this spring.  I inherited him when I purchased the company and I am glad to have him aboard.  He is currently a student at KSU and will be graduating this year with a degree in Engineering. His experience as well as his engineering studiesContinue reading “Learn about our staff, part 3: Our knowledgable, friendly team members”

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”

Learn About our Staff – Michael Slonina, President/Owner

Writing about oneself is by far the worst thing someone can do.  Do I put in every minute detail from my 30 plus years in the workforce so it seems that I might have problems getting my head through a normal doorway?  Or do I summarize to a point that I miss key points thatContinue reading “Learn About our Staff – Michael Slonina, President/Owner”

Stone building EDUCATION #4: How to build a low-maintenance stone “water feature” right in your own back (or front) yard

So far this year we have focused on how to build patios and walkways – either from the foundation up or on top of existing concrete pads. In this article we turn toward a project that quite a few customers ask us about: how to build a low maintenance yet durable stone water feature includingContinue reading “Stone building EDUCATION #4: How to build a low-maintenance stone “water feature” right in your own back (or front) yard”

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”

Our End-of-2019 Specials have arrived – come on in and take advantage of our low prices

Amazingly, 2019 is almost at an end – only 2 weeks left, and then we say hello to 2020! For us at Stone Distributors that means we need to move out some inventory to make way for truckloads of new stones of all types and sizes coming in next month for the beginning of theContinue reading “Our End-of-2019 Specials have arrived – come on in and take advantage of our low prices”

STONE DISTRIBUTORS EDUCATION: Stone Walls permitting and engineering regulations in Georgia

It is that time of the month again when we share with all of you some of our knowledge on a topic that a number of you have asked for more information on. This month, our topic is: Retaining Walls and why counties such as Cobb County have permitting and engineering regulations above a certainContinue reading “STONE DISTRIBUTORS EDUCATION: Stone Walls permitting and engineering regulations in Georgia”

Why now is the perfect time to come in and talk to us about finding you a qualified contractor

We are now into the first full week of December, smack dab in the thick of the holiday season. Most people’s thoughts have turned to tying up loose ends on end-of-the-year business, holiday parties, getting gifts for loved ones, and of course the arrival of Santa Claus. As colder weather sets in, people’s focus tendsContinue reading “Why now is the perfect time to come in and talk to us about finding you a qualified contractor”

Install your outdoor Fire Feature now and enjoy it through the holidays with all of your family, friends and neighbors!

In this last installment on outdoor fire pits and fireplaces our discussion focuses on which one may be the right choice for you. Before we lay out the information to help you decide, understand that either one will give you, your family, friends and neighbors a lot of enjoyment. Both of these types of “fireContinue reading “Install your outdoor Fire Feature now and enjoy it through the holidays with all of your family, friends and neighbors!”