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5 Ways To Add Stone Outdoors

April 26, 2017_ in Architecture, Landscaping, Fountain Maintenance , Home Decor . 0 Comments.

There are several ways to enhance your home and garden using stone. Natural stone has been called the original building material and will express its timeless beauty in your outdoor environment! Plus, the aesthetic and functional uses of stone will boost the value of your property. Learn about five ways to add stone to your outdoor spaces: 

1. Benches

Strategically placed stone benches provide a comfortable place to kick up your feet and relax after strolling through your garden. Artisans transform natural blocks of stone into a variety of styles from rustic to elegant. Stone benches are a long-lasting addition to any outdoor space.

Stone bench Detailed stone bench

2. Columns

Adding columns to the exterior of your home will provide structural support and beauty. Stone columns can be carved into a variety of classic styles like Corinthian, Doric and Tuscan. Columns are sophisticated additions to porches and balconies. 

Outdoor stone columns Stone columns

3. Pavers

Finish the surface of your driveway, patio, walking path or pool deck with natural stone pavers. Natural stone offers a one-of-a-kind look, unlike concrete, asphalt and ceramic tile. Pavers are available in a variety of different stones, colors and sizes to match any home’s style. 

Granite pavers Granite stone driveway

4. Bridges

If you have a pond or small stream flowing through your landscape, consider adding a handcarved stone bridge. Unlike wood bridges that can sag or break apart over time, stone bridges are stable, durable and unique. Natural stone bridges provide sure-footing and beauty in your garden for years to come.

Detailed stone bridge Stone bridge

5. Fountains

Natural stone fountains of any size make an impact to outdoor spaces. Expert artisans carve a variety of designs into the stone to make a beautiful centerpiece for your landscape. The design options are endless! Add the relaxing sound of flowing water to your outdoor space with a custom fountain. 

Stone fountain  Charcoal grey granite fountain

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