What is Flagstone?

In actual terms, natural flagstone is a superficial level piece developed out of reducing all-natural rocks, sourced from all-natural rock quarries. Natural flagstone Applications: Flagstone outdoor patios, sidewalks, swimming pool decks and also pointering rocks are liked with residence proprietors as these are simple and also fairly slim to mount. Smooth natural flagstones are made … Read more

Wall Tile That Will Make You Feel Awesome

I do not understand regarding you, yet I assumed that I have actually been there, done that and also obtained the tee shirt when it comes to wall surface floor tile. I never ever pictured that I would certainly ever before experience the amazing sensation of viewing something gorgeous and also brand-new in the arena … Read more

What’s Underfoot? A Quick Guide to Patio Surfaces

Patios and terraces have always been popular outdoor spaces. Whether a Parisian courtyard or a rooftop alcove, only porches and sunrooms beat out these paved (or semi-paved) retreats in a recent survey of my readers as the most ideal outside living space. Let’s examine some of the wide variety of patio surfaces.

Patio Stones

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Slate: Seven Surprising Facts!

Many people consider slate for use in their building or remodeling projects. It is an attractive and highly desirable material for many applications. But you may be surprised to learn these seven surprising facts about slate. 1. Slate is a type of rock formed when shale (made of clay minerals) is compressed extensively and exposed … Read more

Techniques in Real Estate Photography

Wherever you live, real estate photography can be a lucrative field. Buildings and property of all types need to be photographed to emphasize their best features. From high-rise office buildings to rental homes, cabins, condos, resorts and shopping centers, here’s how to photograph real estate. The World’s Tallest Building You can almost always tell a … Read more

Landscaping Ideas using Rocks and Stones

The possibilities, when using stones and rocks as decorating tools, are endless. Not only do the natural colors enhance the look and feel of any yard or garden, but a little landscaping, no matter how small can increase the esthetic appeal of your home and increase it’s value. Paths Creating a path, either from the … Read more

Small Space Herb Gardening (photo essay)

  A couple of years ago we decided to convert our little fish pond/fountain into a small herb garden. The fish pond turned out to be more work than it was worth, having to be drained and refilled just about every week (no filtration system). We were also having to replace the fish periodically because … Read more

Concrete Stone Work Is Possible

Recent developments in concrete have made it one of the most versatile, beautifying and durable construction materials. Concrete is no longer a dull gray slab used for floors in warehouses and garages. Modern techniques of staining and polishing concrete can make walls, pillars and walkways appear to be made of stone or marble. The decorative … Read more

Rock Your Landscape With Landscaping River Rock

Landscaping river rock can become an important part of any backyard pond design. They provide functional character with distinct natural beauty. When starting to design a stunning landscape it will be necessary to carefully choose and plan the type of landscaping rocks you will use. When starting your landscaping design, it can be beneficial to … Read more

7 Ways to Create Private Deck Spaces

The problem with decks can often be that they are raised above ground level and therefore make homeowners and family members clearly visible to neighbors. Fences already in place may be too low to provide a practical amount of shielding. There are alternatives that can be implemented to provide varying measures of privacy to deck … Read more