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”

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 building EDUCATION: Tips and tricks for building a long-lasting walkway

As a new decade dawns and we head into 2020, the thoughts of many of you turn toward the building projects you want to undertake as soon as the weather starts to improve in the coming months. Throughout the early part of this year we will be posting articles on a variety of topics regardingContinue reading “Stone building EDUCATION: Tips and tricks for building a long-lasting walkway”

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”