Can I Install Stone Veneer Around My Gas Fireplace?

Yes, a new or existing gas fireplace can be transformed into a natural stone focal point for your living room, family room or bedroom, wherever you use natural gas or…

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Adding A Natural Stone Chimney To A New House

Real Stone Veneer is the Natural Choice Natural stone veneer is a type of exterior house stone that can be added to new and existing chimneys, used as siding and…

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how to create a rustic edge on stone veneer

How To Create A Rustic, Natural Edge on Stone Veneer David Croteau shows how to achieve a rustic, natural edge look with ashlar stone veneer, demonstrating the technique with Stoneyard Shadow Mountain Rustic Ashlar natural stone veneer. When Is…

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How To Calculate Stone Weight of a Slab

A customer asks, “HOW MUCH DOES A 2’ X 18” X 5’ LIMESTONE BLOCK WEIGH?” This is not something that we sell but it will weigh 210 lbs. The best…

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Which Stone Veneers Come In Panels?

Stone Veneer stacked stone panels for easier installation. We have 2 options for real stone veneer panels: Cambridge Blend and Greenfield Gray. Both are natural stone panels for interior…

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Natural Stone Veneer Can Be Installed To Grade

A customer writes: “Can this product be installed on concrete backer board / or on a concrete foundation wall all the way to grade, or does it have to be…

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How to Cap Stone Veneer Columns

Boston Blend Ledgestone Column with Bluestone Cap How to cap stone veneer columns with natural stone square & rec corners instead of bluestone. David Croteau explains why Boston Blend Square…

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Natural Stone Backsplash Kitchen

Have you ever considered a natural stone backsplash for your kitchen? For example, in this post and beam home in New England, with other natural stone veneer in a two-story…

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Fireplace with 45° Corners? Don’t Do This!

Faux stone fireplace with 45° corner. “Hi. Do any of your stone siding products have a 22.5° angle? Have a corner fireplace application with a 45° return (not 90°), looking…

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The Different Shapes of Natural Thin Stone Veneer Featuring Boston Blend

The Five Shapes of Natural Thin Stone Veneer

David Croteau, founder of Stoneyard®, shows the five different shapes of natural thin stone veneer featuring Stoneyard Boston Blend® natural stone veneer, sourced from reclaimed New England fieldstone. Mosaic, Ledgestone,…

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Choosing the Perfect Stone Veneer for your Fireplace Surround

Key things to keep in mind with tips from Tim Carter of So you have decided to take the leap and FINALLY cover that old brick fireplace or include…

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Outdoor Stone Veneer

Outdoor stone veneer projects run the gamut of possibilities including stone siding, steps, foundations, outdoor fireplaces and chimneys, retaining walls, stone walls, columns, entryways, outdoor kitchens, and pool areas. Here…

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