Summer is here and this is a time of year when many people take on home improvement projects. Whether you are ready to sell your home soon, have recently put your house on the market or just want to make sure you are making good investment decisions regarding your home, we’ve got a few professional tips […]
Designing the interior and exterior of your home with natural stone is more than just great looking. Did you know that is also environmentally friendly? Many people will comment on the style and quality appearance that natural stone brings to your home, but many are in the dark about the countless environmentally friendly attributes. We wrote this […]
We all know that the winter months can be hard on all of us here in the Midwest. What you may not realize is that it can be equally hard on the concrete, natural stone and brick surfaces outside your home. The winter weather exposes the outside surfaces to cold temperatures, freeze/thaw cycles and salt. […]
A long winter of fires can have smoke and soot waft out and leave the stone dingy. You don’t need a pro to put the sparkle back in your natural stone fireplace. Here’s how to properly clean stone fireplace surrounds.
Eliminating these accumulations on an ongoing basis—a relatively easy and inexpensive task—is the best way to maintain the beauty, efficiency, and safety of your hearth. Now that the cooler weather is nearly behind us an Spring is here, this will help you get your fireplace looking great again.
With Spring on the way, we wanted to discuss some of the biggest benefits of a natural stone outdoor fireplace. When considering an outdoor fireplace, there are so many different building materials available, but perhaps the most popular, highly regarded, and widely used is natural stone. If you are looking to add value to your home and really step up your outdoor living area, you should seriously consider investing in natural stone outdoor fireplaces.
Here’s a look at some of the benefits of natural stone outdoor fireplaces.