A properly built, natural stone seating wall remains beautiful for years, and creates some amazing moments for your family and friends. Besides containing your garden seating area, it provides additional seating space like Stone chairs, stone couches, stone sofas in the garden. You can build them in various ways based on the type of material used for the purpose. Here are some tips to build it using natural stone blocks.
Height of seating wall
A seating wall can be anywhere around 10-18” height based on the age group of individuals (1-13 years) using it. For many would consider 24” as the comfortable height, especially grownups.
Larger stones at base
As you are using natural stones
Soapstone is a beautiful experience in itself, making your home look beautiful and cozy, whether used for bathroom flooring or wall cladding purposes, or as countertop surfaces. Being a metamorphic rock formed due to the movement of tectonic plates and transformation due to temperature, it is found only in some places. Even though there are stones like granite, marble, limestone, and travertine, you’ve ample reasons to choose soapstone over other natural stones.
Soapstone remains soft and comfortable to touch, unlike granite which feels hot or cold to touch depending on the surroundings. Looking subdued, even when polished in comparison with granites, they have more to offer than meets our eyes.
A beautiful natural stone porch attracts covetous glances of your neighbours. This is where you many of your beautiful moments with family and friends are captured and shared. A porch may be a partially open or enclosed space covered by glass windows or wooden pickets in front of your home. On hot days, this can be an ideal place to let your body cool.
Designing a perfect porch needs careful planning, choice of materials, and installation. Here are some tips to design and build a perfect porch for your home.
Draw a plan
It is always wiser to start any project with a plan, as bringing out ideas on paper does not cost
Paver stone surfaces looks stunning in front of your home, whether it is used for car parking or kids play area. You’ll find many varieties of paver stones, each giving a different feel and durability to your patio. Some varieties, such as cobblestone, flagstone, slate, blue stone, travertine, sandstone, limestone, and granite are the most commonly used natural stones as paver surfaces.
There are other varieties such as clay, brick, rubber, concrete, and grass pavers do not belong to a natural stone category. In this blog we discuss natural stone pavers along with their pros and cons.
How they are Installed
Based on the varieties they are either or installed on layers. Rounded
Kitchen countertop styles and trends change frequently adding to the home renovation options for the consumers. There are unlimited possibilities if you consider ways to transform your kitchen. Draw a picture in mind about what kind of kitchen countertop materials and their textures, designs, and arrangements better suit your kitchen and where. Experts have a knack to grab those ideas and come up with an idea that becomes a trend.
Here you will come across some of the ideas that have flashed across your mind sometimes, but will be surprised with the overall outcome.
Natural stone surfaces
Stones such as granite, marble, limestone, soapstone, and travertine are some of the frequently heard names
A bathroom with perfect flooring and finishing may not seem very important for people when they are buying a new home. But after some slips or injuries, they will feel something has really gone wrong here. A bathroom is the most important part of your home where quality time is spent on hygiene. You need to get the right tiles, texture, and caulking done for the floors to ensure hassle free usage for years.
In this blog we will discuss many important elements everyone needs to consider while installing a bathroom flooring surface.
Bathrooms tend to get slippery post scum accumulation on the floors. An anti-skid surface is a must for
Breaking away from routine, spending time with family, cooking on the outdoor kitchen countertop, and dining is an unforgettable experience. Not everyone will have this advantage as most homes do not have an outdoor kitchen. If you are thinking of installing one for your home, here are some ideas to understand how to go for it.
Have a plan
Before you start building a countertop develop a plan on paper about how it should look in the end. Every detail starting from the shape and size of countertop to the things to be housed (wash basin, stove, freezer, etc.), needs to be planned.
Building the frame
A frame provides the foundation to install kitchen
An outdoor fireplace is a great way to cozy up with your family, especially during the winter months! With Christmas fast approaching, people would just love to decorate their outdoor fireplaces with lightings, and place Christmas tree and furniture next to it. Those who do not have plans to build outdoor fireplace would wish to get themselves one fast!
However, as a stone hearth made of mortar takes three months to set you can opt for ready-made ones like metal globe, gas fire pits, or handmade stone hearths without mortar sealing. If you are thinking of building one for the future, use these tips to plan and build a nice stone
What is your choice for your kitchen or bathroom surface - granite, marble, natural quartzite, or quartz? Most people would blindly settle for granite or marble as most of their neighbors suggest it. But do you know that quartz countertop surfaces are fast picking up trend in the countertop market?
Some years ago granite or marble were the names overused in the countertop market, but now the scene seems to have changed completely. Customers want something which is different and durable as well, and within budget, and quartz countertop is definitely on that list. A careful buyer would consider all aspects such as trendiness, cost effectiveness, durability, and aesthetics before finalizing
A backyard swimming pool made of natural stone is a great stress reliever for your family and you. After a day’s hard work, you definitely would like to unplug yourself from the outside world and spend some quiet time alone or have a blast with dear ones on the weekends. Backyard swimming pool is your best bet to give your family the much needed relaxation.
Constructing a backyard swimming pool using natural stones is a challenge as the pool should look exquisite and survive for years. A swimming pool consists of pavers, decking and coping areas which can be highlighted using natural stones. If you construct it without proper guidance it