March 15th, 2019
Stone veneer adds a new dimension to any home. But, as with any modern design feature, you have a variety of choices to make when installing stone. What are some of these choices, and what do they add to the house’s style? Here are the four biggest choices you’ll have to make. (more…)
January 30th, 2019
When you are the owner of a house with faux stone masonry exteriors, you may find yourself wondering if you can or should do anything to keep those exteriors in the best shape possible. While faux stone is easier to maintain than natural stone, it is not infallible and does require a little maintenance and repairs at times to remain in good shape.
Get to know some of the steps that you should take to maintain and repair your stone masonry. Then, you can be sure that you are doing everything to keep your stone surfaces looking great and functioning as well as possible. (more…)
December 18th, 2018
When your home feels like it lacks the all-important quality of curb appeal, you might be tempted to overhaul the landscaping. However, you can achieve a more dramatic update by changing the home itself, instead of just its surroundings. (more…)
November 20th, 2018
Stone continues to be a popular material for both interior and exterior spaces. But you don’t need to use natural stone to reap the benefits to your home’s curb appeal and resale value. Manufactured stone will do just as well in many cases. In fact, according to Realtor.com, manufactured stone veneer boasts an impressive return on your investment of 97 percent. (more…)
November 2nd, 2018
Just like people, homes come in generations. Truly old houses with birth dates over 100 years ago often have beautiful woodwork and old-fashioned charm, not to mention lovely windows and architectural design. If you move forward a few decades, you get vintage mid-century beauties. A few years later, you have almost-modern home designs with somewhat outdated color and design choices.
October 2nd, 2018
Fall is coming quickly now, and soon we will all bob for apples, decorate pumpkins, and prepare for the winter holidays. At this time of year, many people like to decorate their mantel with symbols of the season. Decorating a mantel can be delicate work. Adding decorations is only a portion of what you need to do during the process.
September 4th, 2018
In addition to the beautiful appearance, there are several other reasons to opt for a manufactured stone façade. Here are a few of them.
August 13th, 2018
Your stone veneer fireplace should last for decades. Like other types of fireplaces, stone veneer does not require a great deal of daily maintenance. Just an occasional cleaning and some good housekeeping habits can help your fireplace look its best for many years to come. (more…)
July 17th, 2018
Whether you own a restaurant, coffee shop, or lodging establishment, you can use stone to enhance the look of your interior walls and achieve a more inviting appearance. Here are four ways to use precast, all-masonry Harristone accents in your hospitality business. (more…)