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Boston Blend Mosaic DIY Parker Lake Winnie Cottage

DIY Cottage Boston Blend Mosaic Hi Dave, Thanks to everyone at Stoneyard for helping me get some of the DIY projects completed at my Lake Winnie cottage. First I replaced a faux rock fireplace backing with Boston blend Mosaic veneer. Then I tackled a basement redo into a veneer/ antique wood bar area needing a

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How to Install Gator Base for Paver Installations

by Mike Huber Gator Base is a foam base product that has been engineered and designed specifically for pedestrian paver installations. The panels are lightweight and incredibly easy to move around and work with. In this blog post, we’re going to outline, step-by-step, what a typical Gator Base installation involves. 2. Level & Compact Sub-grade First, level

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What Moisture Control Cavity Weep System Should I Use?

We Recommend MTI Moisture Control For Cavity Weep Systems Not all drainage planes and weep systems are created the same. MTI provides: Premier Drainage Planes and Weep Systems with Research Backed, Field Proven protection against moisture, mold, and wall rot Easy-to-install, durable moisture control systems Detail Drawings, Animations, CAD details, more! Custom details also available

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Which Cement Board Saves Stone Install Time?

Cement Board Substrate Saves Installation Time by 35% and Cost by 6% National Association of Home Builders Association-affiliated Home Innovation Research Labs finds that using PermaBase Cement Board as a substrate in exterior wall systems with modified veneer mortar reduces adhered stone installation time by 35 percent and total installed cost by 6 percent against

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Why Natural Thin Veneer Stone is Best for Exterior Use

What types of thin veneer are Harsh Climate Approved? The exterior of your home, government, or commercial building faces Mother Nature’s extreme conditions every day. Depending on your location, this could mean anything from bitter cold and snow to scorching heat and hurricanes, not to mention the numerous freeze-thaw cycles that we face here in

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Masonry Selection Process for Thin Veneer

The Masonry Selection Process for Stonemasons To ensure a successful thin stone veneer project, these are steps a stonemason will take before thin stone veneer is applied to the surface. Order samples. Dry fit on the floor. Install on mock-up board or inconspicuous area of project Select grout color Select grouting method (dry stack, jointed,

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How Should I Mix and Match Natural Stone Shapes?

Mix of Boston Blend Mosaic, Boston Blend Round, Boston Blend Square & Rec, and Boston Blend Ledge Stone Formula: Mix & Match Colors and Shapes to Create a Unique Design When designing your home or commercial space, every structure has unique design elements. Sometimes, a little customization is just what is needed to make the

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