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15 Different Types of Stoneworking Tools

There are many types of stoneworking tools. These are used for everything from cutting and shaping to sanding stone materials. Some are made for specific stone types. Professionals in many industries, from stonemasonry to construction, use these tools. Choosing the Right Stoneworking Tools To do stonework, you need the proper tools. The wrong equipment is …

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Faux Stone vs. Real Stone

Real stone is made from natural stone quarried from our beautiful Earth. The large pieces of stone are then sliced into thin profiles to create smaller stones, usually to decorate. All-natural stone features imperfections, textures, and tonal variation that has formed over thousands of years. On the other hand, manufactured faux stone is an artificial …

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8 Different Types of Stone Siding for Home Exteriors

Utilize natural stone for a sustainable and hard-to-beat look for your home by checking out the different types of stone siding for home exteriors that you can choose from. Stone siding for the home exterior is a popular option among homeowners who want a distinct look for their homes. The beauty of stone is incomparable …

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13 Types of Flagstone for Your Patio, Floor, Walls, Kitchen, Bathroom and More

There’s something very appealing about natural materials. Wood flooring is by far the most popular flooring material. Likewise, natural stone is very popular for many interior and exterior parts of a home (including floors, but wood is more popular). This article helps to explain and define the many types of flagstone. What is flagstone? Flagstone …

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Natural Stone for the Home: Types, Benefits and Cost

Natural stone can be used in many parts of your home and it’s very popular these days. Our featured image above shows natural stone veneer siding. You can also incorporate different types of natural stone inside and outside – countertops, vanity tops, flooring, patios, siding, firepits, walkways, planters and more. This epic natural stone guide …

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30 Magnificent Backyard Stone Step Ideas

Welcome to our gallery of fabulous stone steps! If your yard is on an incline you may have to manage multiple levels. An age old solution to multiple levels is the stair. Stairs are classic, easy, and rife with design opportunity. You can build stairs out of so many different materials. One of the most …

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25 Incredible Stone Fireplace Ideas

Welcome to our gallery featuring a collection of featured living rooms that have stone fireplaces as the focal point of the room. Some of the living rooms in this collection are very casual, as seen above with the stone used as an accent to the wooden fireplace enclosure. However, most of these rooms employ much …

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