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5 Ways to Prepare for an Exterior Design Project

5/12/20 10:30 AM / by Guest Author posted in Home Improvement, Landscape Design, Outdoor Design, Resources, Outdoor Living, Exterior Design

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Getting ready to make an upgrade to your home exterior can make for an exciting process. It’s always a thrill to update and improve your home, both because it gives you an opportunity to make it more your own, and because you likely stand to increase your property value. At the same time however, this process has to be gone about carefully. You’ll want to be absolutely sure that you’re getting your money’s worth, that you can afford the upgrades, and that the end results will give you the satisfaction you’re looking for. 

Connecticut Blend Ledge Natural Stone Facade

Hot Tub with CT Blend Ledge Facade   

To help ensure you check all of those boxes, read on for our tips on how to prepare for a project of this nature.

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6 Interior Stone Veneer Projects

5/5/20 3:45 PM / by Noah Dempsey posted in Home Improvement, Interior Design, Stone Veneer, Thinstone Veneer, Colonial Tan, Spruce Mtn., stone wall, home design, Home Renovations, kitchen design, Nutmeg Ridge, Greenwich Blue, Design Ideas

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When it comes to using Natural Stone Veneer on the interior of your home the most common application is for a fireplace. While we love the hundreds of fireplaces we’ve contributed in creating like this Connecticut Blend Ledge fireplace below, we also like to see the different ways natural stone is used throughout a home. 

Connecticut Blend Natural Stone Fireplace

CT Blend Ledge Fireplace

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What’s the Difference Between Sawn & Split Flagstone?

4/10/20 10:15 AM / by Noah Dempsey posted in Home Improvement, Installation, Landscape Design, Natural Stone Pool, Flag Stone, Unique Products, natural stone flagging, flagstone, pool coping, Patio Stone, Liberty Hill, Saw Shop

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The Saw Shop opened earlier this year and we introduced a new line of landscape products, including our sawn flagstone (flagging). As with the introduction of any new product we often receive questions asking for clarification on the difference between the standard “split” flagging and the new sawn flagging.

Liberty Hill Natural Stone Veneer Flagstone

Saw Shop Cutting Liberty Hill Flagstone.

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Veneer Stone Fireplace Project

11/2/17 9:20 AM / by DelgadoStone posted in CT Blend, Home Improvement, Ledgestone Veneer, Natural Stone, Veneer Fireplace, Interior Design

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One of the greatest pleasures we have in the building materials industry is to see how our products are used from start to finish. We recently received pictures from Leslie Gustafson & Co., an Interior Design Firm in New York, of a veneer stone fireplace project. A common misconception when working with real stone veneer is that people use it for exterior applications only. While stone veneer is an excellent product for external use it is also very common for interior fireplaces, walls, and other decorative applications.

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How to Design a Patio on a Budget

8/28/17 9:14 AM / by DelgadoStone posted in Guest Post, Home Improvement, Homeowners, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Natural Stone, Outdoor Design, Patio, Stone, Thinstone Veneer

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A well-designed patio adds value to your home in more ways than one. Going the whole nine yards in setting up your patio, however, can get expensive. The cost of the finest patio furniture and materials can easily run up to thousands of dollars. You can still achieve amazing patio designs on a budget though. Here are some ideas that may help you achieve just that.

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