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Cobblestone House Maintenance

Cobblestone is made from highly condensed materials which include numerous types of rocks and lava which are then hand cut into blocks used for many streets, pathways, and cobblestone houses. Understanding Cobblestone The Earth condenses the rock for hundreds of years before we dig it up and use it for

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How to Repair a Stone Walkway

A stone walkway in the yard of someone's home is often as rare as it is expensive and time consuming to install. And, for the homeowner who has enjoyed his stone walkway, he will typically want to keep it looking as attractive as possible. He may find maintaining his walkway requiring more work to maintain

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Building Gravel Walkways: Mistakes to Avoid

Gravel walkways are pretty, especially in a garden area, if they are built correctly. It is very important that you know a little about building the gravel walkway to get the right effect. Simple mistakes can cause your gravel walkway to look like a three-year-old built it. These mistakes can be avoided

Flagstone.
How to Seal Flagstone Floors

Flagstone floors are a great floor option.

Sandstone.
How to Reinforce Sandstone Walls

Aging sandstones need reinforcement.

A garden rock waterfall.
Real vs Artificial Garden Rock: 5 Projects

They can disguise utility boxes.

Slate surface
How to Repair a Scratched Slate Table

Create a clean slate with this technique.

stacked-stone veneer
How to Install Stacked-Stone Veneer

Update your look DIY stone style.

a Sandstone Wall
How to Repair Sandstone Walls

Sandstone is heavy and durable, but not invincible.

gravel landscaping
How to Remove a Gravel Path

You should be able to remove the path in a few hours.

A crushed rock driveway.
Preparing a Driveway for Crushed Rock

A crushed rock driveway creates great traction.

A slate wall.
How to Build an Outdoor Slate Wall

A slate wall is a decorative option.

cobblestone wall
How to Build a Cobblestone Wall

A cobblestone wall can be a beautiful home addition.

stone cladding
How to Remove Stone Cladding

Stone cladding is popular for decorating exterior walls.

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How to Seal Travertine Pavers

Sealing travertine pavers is important to protect them.

Bluestone stairs
How to Clean Bluestone Patios

If your bluestone is dirty, here's how to get it clean.

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How to Care for Your Slate Table Top

Before using a new slate table top, be sure to seal it.

A stone paver flower bed.
How to Build a Stone Paver Flower Bed

Add an attractive accent to the landscape of your lawn.

multicolored glass
How to Apply Glass Block Mortar

This process is no simple thing.

Roof slates
Advantages of Timber Cladding

Timber cladding is an excellent way to protect your home.

Limestone Pavers
4 Tips for Laying Limestone Pavers

You can install these slabs yourself!

How to Repair Stone Veneer Siding

While stone veneer siding is an excellent and attractive option for the exterior of any home or building,

Landscaped yard and patio
How to Clean a Granite Paver Patio

Granite pavers make a long-lasting and durable patio option.

Grass Cornered by Brick patio
How to Clean and Maintain a Stone Patio

Stone patios are durable with the proper care.

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How to Chisel Limestone Blocks

Limestone blocks are used to construct a variety of things including retaining walls, patios, and stone sculptures,

5 Gravel Yard Maintenance Tips

A gravel yard can make a nice addition to your home.

Build A Natural Stone Fireplace For Your Home

Natural stone fireplaces are striking and attractive. These long-lasting structures will upgrade the comfort and face value of any home.

How to Cut Limestone Slabs

Limestone slabs are one of the hardest materials used to construct homes and buildings.

4 Tips for Laying Bluestone Pavers

Among household outdoor surfaces like a patios or walkways, bluestone pavers are a widely preferred option.

How to Edge a Pea Gravel Patio

You can create aesthetic appeal around your existing pea gravel patio by installing edging to it.

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Applying Artificial Stone Veneer Over Stucco

Covering your stucco with stone veneer is a great DIY project you can do yourself.

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How to Clean Porous Ceramic

Knowing how to clean porous ceramics will not only save you time and money, it will also keep you from damaging them in the process.

How To Repair A Stone Retaining Wall

If you have a stone retaining wall on your property that is in need of repair, this easy to follow how-to guide will make it possible for you to do it yourself.

A flagstone patio.
How to Seal a Flagstone Patio

A flagstone patio is a great natural looking option.

A gabion retaining wall.
How to Build Gabion Retaining Walls

Installing gabion retaining walls takes some time, but it's not complicated. Here's all you need to know.

slate stone walkway
How to Cut Slate Slabs

Create the shape and size you need with the right tools and technique for cutting slate slabs.

A stone home.
Types of Exterior Stone Siding

Stone siding is pricey, but it's durable and good looking.

Dark, slate tile flooring laid in various size pieces.
Make Cheap Slate Tiles Shine

Even cheaper tiles can get a great shine with these steps.

A crusher dust pathway.
How to Lay a Pathway with Crusher Dust

All you need to know to add crusher dust to your pathway project.

Pile of multicolored pea gravel
How to Install a Pea Gravel Driveway

Pea gravel is an inexpensive and easy-to-install option that makes a great DIY project for the homeowner looking to dress up the driveway.