StoneMakers Blog

Stonemakers First Annual Convention Highlights

 

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Topics: Stonemakers Convention, Rudy Ruttiger

Lake Front Concrete Retaining Walls: Protect And Beautify

If you would like boost functional and usable space to your lakeside property, then you should consider building a lake front retaining wall. These walls can not only offer you more stabilized space which you can use for whatever it is that you like, they will be able to also provide you with an exquisite new look for your yard.

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Topics: hardscape design, concrete retaining wall, landscape design

4 Things To Consider When Planning Your Backyard Concrete Patio

Taking the time to plan your outdoor living space involves careful consideration of your options.  One benefit of the Stonemakers system is the nearly limitless ways your concrete patio can be customized to fit what your imagination can picture.

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Topics: patios, outdoor living areas, concrete patios

Concrete Retaining Walls: How Do They Work?

A retaining wall is known as a section of wall that's put into place to landscape the side of a sloping lawn. Sometimes they are added to simply maintain the area from eroding or washing away due to weather. These retaining walls may well be made from concrete, large rocks, decorative slabs or even railroad ties.

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Topics: outdoor living area, retaining walls, concrete retaining wall

Creating A Backyard Oasis: Swimming Pool Waterfalls

Swimming pool waterfalls will add an affect of drama to an otherwise mundane inground swimming pool. In addition to the form and style of a typical pool itself, the location of your pool and the surrounding landscape can play a factor in deciding which type of waterfall best matches the swimming pool. Waterfalls can connect two separate pools, add a touch of nature while masking something very unnatural or make the horizon indistinguishable from the pool itself.

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Topics: swimming pool waterfalls, outdoor living area