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Cobblestone Coverage Calculator

Use our Cobblestone Coverage Calculator to easily determine how many pieces of a particular size of cobblestone that you will require for your next landscape or hardscape project. First Select the Size of Cobblestone that you are planning on using. The calculator supports all sizes including Cube 4x4x4 inch, Jumbo 10x7x4, Regulation 9x5x5 and Landscape

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Snow Day Thin Veneer Inside Dry Ready to Ship

As New England Nor’easter snow storm dumps over 10 inches of snow David Croteau shows the inside of Stoneyard’s 40,000 SF warehouse where our New England Thin Stone Veneer products are stored, warm and dry, ready for pickup or delivery to your job site.

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7 Ways Natural Stone is Sustainable

BY LAURA ROTE gbdmagazine.com The Empire State Building, the Pentagon, the Lincoln Memorial. Polycor’s natural stone can be found on some of the most beautiful, iconic buildings in the world. But it’s not just historic buildings where you’ll find Polycor. The Canada-based company with quarries across North America and Europe has more than 1,200 employees worldwide and has brought

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Most Durable Building Materials for Residential Construction

From: CADdetails Building a home or any residential area requires careful planning and meticulous building. Different materials will yield different results. No matter what homeowners are looking for, materials like wood and stone have numerous possibilities — by themselves and by combining them. These are the five most durable building materials that have withstood the

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How to install Thin Stone Veneer Columns

In this video David Croteau explains how Darren Blackwell of Blackwell Landscape Construction has planned and prepared for the installation of Boston Blend™ Square & Rectangular flats and corners for an interior column project at Stoneyard®. If these columns were outdoors they would require a waterproofing barrier on the cement board prior to installing the thin veneer. Blackwell Landscape Construction Corners for New

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HOW TO CALCULATE THE EXPECTED WASTE FACTOR FOR THIN STONE INSTALLATIONS

How to Calculate Your Waste Factor Performing the Calculations: 1.) Multiply wall height (step 1) X wall width (step 2):   ____________  X  ____________ =  ____________  Total square feet of surface area 2.) Multiply height of all corners (step 3) X 75% coverage gained per lineal foot of corners:  ____________  X  0.75  =  ____________ Total suface area

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HOW TO CALCULATE THE AMOUNT NEEDED FOR THIN STONE INSTALLATIONS

When working with natural stone, some cutting, splitting, and trimming is required to get the stones to fit together in the desired fashion. How closely you would like the stones to fit together is just one of the factors that will dictate how much material will be lost during installation. For more information on some

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Boston Blend Mosaic DIY Roger Parker Lake Winnie Cottage
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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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Aquaphalt Driveway Repair

A Permanent, Eco-Friendly Asphalt Patch. Picked #1 by Consumer Reports! Revolutionary permanent asphalt and concrete repair material for pothole repair, pavement repair, utility cuts, walkways, tennis courts and driveway repair — it works even in wet and cold conditions. Aquaphalt 4.0 is used for repairs less than 1 inch in depth. Aquaphalt 6.0 is used for repairs

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Benefits of Porcelain Pavers

by Giovani Ricetti The first thing that most people think about when they hear the word porcelain, is their mother’s or their grandmother’s china sets. The assumption is that it is a fine, decorative form of pottery, but in reality it is so much more complex and a material unique to itself. With a long

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Choosing the Perfect Stone for your Fireplace

Key things to keep in mind with tips from Tim Carter of askthebuilder.com So you have decided to take the leap and FINALLY cover that old brick fireplace or include a natural stone fireplace in your new home. Here are three tips to help you make the perfect stone choice, some tips from Tim Carter

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