Is taking on that DIY stone/landscaping project out in your yard stressing you out? We have your answer!

The news on the coronavirus front continues to be depressing: our governor Brian Kemp just extended the “Shelter-In-Place” order through the end of April on Wednesday (at least another 3 weeks of this staying at home… UGH!). On top of that, he also just banned vacation rentals throughout the state. Thankfully, the weather has warmedContinue reading “Is taking on that DIY stone/landscaping project out in your yard stressing you out? We have your answer!”

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”

Mulch – why it is the best material for you to use in your rock, flower and landscaping beds around your foundation

IMPORTANT NOTE RELATED TO COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS AND OUR BUSINESS: Let’s talk about the elephant in the room, COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  We at Stone Distributors like all the other businesses in our area are monitoring the situation closely and practicing the proper guidelines set by the World Health Organization.  The safety of our customers and my staff isContinue reading “Mulch – why it is the best material for you to use in your rock, flower and landscaping beds around your foundation”

Building a Wall out of Fieldstone: will that be a Stacked or Veneer look that you want?

In our third installment focused on Fieldstone we are getting more in-depth about the two types of Fieldstone that you will choose between to build your stone wall. Your main choices are stacked stone or Veneer stone. Which one you choose largely depends upon the look you want – while understanding the cost of eachContinue reading “Building a Wall out of Fieldstone: will that be a Stacked or Veneer look that you want?”

Fieldstone #2 – What’s popular and why thinner stones are getting harder to find

In our 2nd article about Fieldstone we are now taking a look at which varieties we carry that are the most popular; which types you should be using depending on the look you are trying to achieve; why the thinner stones are getting harder to find; and why your choice of colors in Fieldstone isContinue reading “Fieldstone #2 – What’s popular and why thinner stones are getting harder to find”

Fieldstone – What it is, the varieties from Tennessee and what types of stone projects to use it in on your property

After spending the last several articles discussing Flagstone; what makes for the highest quality, what types we carry and which we think are the best in our area that we carry, we now move on to the other main sizable rock used in stone landscaping projects: Fieldstone. Although most of you are able to differentiateContinue reading “Fieldstone – What it is, the varieties from Tennessee and what types of stone projects to use it in on your property”

The types of Flagstone you should consider for your stone project here in Georgia

In this follow up article to our most recent discussion on the qualities you should look for that make up the strongest Flagstone we turn toward describing some of the most popular Flagstone types that we carry here at Stone Distributors. You will note that we do source a significant amount of our Flagstone fromContinue reading “The types of Flagstone you should consider for your stone project here in Georgia”

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”

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”