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Types of Exterior Stone Siding

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

Make Cheap Slate Tiles Shine

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

How to Lay a Pathway with Crusher Dust

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

7 Best Uses for Pea Gravel

Pea gravel is an inexpensive material to be used for various projects such as landscaping, building walkways, aquariums and many more.

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.

How to Make Lime Mortar

Lime mortar is a type of mortar mix that was very popular with skilled artisans and masons during the late 1800s and 1900s.

How to Build a Flagstone Wall

A flagstone wall is very easy to build and helps demarcate areas within your garden, enhancing the beauty of the landscape.

Fieldstone Wall Construction: Mistakes to Avoid

Constructing a fieldstone wall is not terribly difficult. Some would even call it easy. However, stone wall building can present a number of challenges

How to Mortar Stone

Using mortar to build a stone wall holds the wall together and prevents the stones from shifting. Without mortar, the wall eventually falls apart.

Stone Wall Repair in 5 Steps

You can do most stone wall repairs yourself. The following do it yourself guide will provide you with some handy pro building tips.

Stone Maintenance, Care, and Repair

Stone is often used for fireplaces, hearths, and accent walls in the home.

Constructing A River Rock Fireplace

River rock makes an excellent natural accent for fireplaces. This expert guide will show you how to build it yourself like the pros.

How to Apply Tile Mortar

A binding substance is essential for most tile installation.

How to Level a Stone Walkway

A stone walkway is not only a practical but also provides an attractive decorative element leading to

How to Age Stone

Six easy steps to giving your stone masonry that nice aged look.

How to Drill Into a Stone Wall

Four steps to safely drilling a hole into your stone wall.

3 Tips to Give Stone a Wet Look

Stone is a popular choice in many applications, such as flooring, countertops, and even some walls. This guide will show you how to give your stone a wet look.

How to Build a Column Footing

Learn how to pour proper concrete footings for your columns and never worry about them sinking again.

Cobblestone House: Pros and Cons

Building a cobblestone house is both laborious and rewarding

How to Install Rock Veneer

Most of the supplies can be found easily.

How to Install Flagstone Flooring

Flagstone flooring is actually nothing new and it has been used for centuries both inside and outside

Build A Stone Wall For A Fireplace

Building a stone wall for your fireplace adds a touch of creativity and uniqueness to your home. You

How to Buy Granite

Granite is a terrific way to add a touch of style, or a sense of sophistication, to any countertop. Granite

What is Fire Rock?

Fire rock is a combination of volcanic materials including pumice that is used in the construction of

Building a Decorative Stone Mailbox

If you are looking for an interesting weekend project, why not build a decorative stone mailbox? If you

Properly Laying Stones For Your Stone Edging

Stone edging can add a rustic charm or architectural element to your yard. By the type of stone that

How to Install Cultured Stone

Cultured stone is one of the most versatile products that you can use in home projects because it is

Real vs Artificial Garden Rock: 5 Projects

When you want to build water projects in your garden, a rock walk, or to disguise unsightly utility boxes,

Flagstone Path Design Ideas

Installing a flagstone path is a doable project for any do-it-yourselfer. Flagstone is a flat sedimentary

Flagstone Wall Design Ideas

Setting out to build your own flagstone wall should be a fun experience which leads to a rewarding end.

Cutting Flagstone for a Curved Flagstone Path

Add a flagstone path to your yard for easy access from your door to your driveway, mailbox or garden.

Costs of Travertine Cladding

Travertine is an Italian building material made from limestone. It has many uses in the modern world,

How to Use Travertine as Wall Cladding

Travertine is a special type of tile that is made out of natural stone. This gives the tile a more rustic

How to Build a Basalite Garden Wall

Basalite blocks are suitable for numerous projects around the home, including building a strong and reliable

Laying a Flagstone Path: Mistakes to Avoid

A flagstone path can be an attractive asset to any home and. With the variety of shapes and sizes of

Stacked Stone Wall Repair

Performing a stacked stone wall repair does not have to be a difficult task. Dry stack stone walls are

Cut Your Own Paving Stones

Every time you lay a patio or path, you will need to cut paving stones. If you wish to trim down a paving

How to Build a Fieldstone Wall

Fieldstone walls are a beautiful addition to any property and once constructed require little to no maintenance.

3 Types of Outdoor Tiles

Outdoor tiles are a great way to decorate your garden. There are many different types of tiles which

How to Make Your Own Pebble Tile

Making your own pebble tiles is a good way to customize any room. One of the best things about pebble