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Natural Stone Facts

October 29, 2014

Natural stone is an ideal choice for many fine home finishes.  There are several types of natural stone out there; each gives a different look and has different properties. This article highlights a few of the most popular natural stone...

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Posted in: Stone Care, Technical

Prepping Your Fireplace for Winter

September 17, 2013

September will soon be over, and that means that the cooler months of fall and the colder months of winter will soon follow. Are you ready for the colder weather? If your home has a fireplace, now is the perfect...

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Stone Estate Fountain Design And Installation

October 28, 2012

Carved Stone Creations has a wealth of experience when it comes to designing and installing fountains. We have designed everything from wall fountains to large estate fountains and we can incorporate spray rings, additional sprayers, timers, lighting, recirculating pumps, and...

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Posted in: Landscaping, Popular articles, Technical

A Guide to Stone Tile Types and Finishes

July 03, 2012

Thinking of adding stone tile flooring to your new home or remodeling project? It's important to first consider where you will be using stone tile and what type of finish and characteristics you are looking for. The focus of this...

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Posted in: Kitchen and Bath, Mosaic and Flooring, Popular articles, Technical

How to Prepare a Concrete Slab for a Fountain Installation

June 22, 2012

Thinking about adding a fountain to your garden or yard and wondering what kind of preparation is needed to have one installed? This article shows the process of pouring a concrete slab for a fountain and how to set up...

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Posted in: Landscaping, Popular articles, Technical

Stone Fireplace Installation

Natural Stone Fireplace Installation

May 02, 2012

At Carved Stone Creations, we’re renowned for our expertise in custom stone fireplace design and our experts can advise you on everything, from factors to consider when having a fireplace designed for your home, to the finer points of our...

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Posted in: Architecture, Technical

Self-Contained Water Fountain Installation

April 30, 2012

Want a fountain for your landscape or garden but don’t want a large pool and stone surround beneath it? Our years of experience designing and installing fountains has allowed us to perfect installing fountains in many different ways. This article...

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Posted in: Landscaping, Popular articles, Technical

Choosing The Fountain Pump That is Right For Your Water Fountain

April 13, 2012

Carved Stone Creations has extensive experience in fountain design and installation and we can help you to pick out and install the fountain pump that is right for your water fountain. We can either work with your landscape architect or...

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Posted in: Landscaping, Technical

Adding a Spray Ring and Other Features to Your Water Fountain

April 13, 2012

In their own right, a fountain is an impressive feature for any landscape. However, going the extra mile with additional enhancements like multiple water features, spray rings, lighting, and timers can really make your fountain an awe inspiring sight to...

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Posted in: Fountains, Landscaping, Technical

Front Entryway Design and Installation

March 14, 2012

One of our specialties of Carved Stone Creations is the design and installation of natural stone window, door, and entryway surrounds. Stone window and door surrounds provide durability and beauty that will long outlast conventional wood or vinyl surrounds and...

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Posted in: Architecture, Technical