STONE TYPES AND USES
Natural stone is made by nature. Like most items made by nature, each stone is as unique as any human, animal or flower. No two stones are ever alike. That means that every project created by natural stone will be as unique as the designer and user that made the decision to choose natural stone.
Our granite can be cut how you need it so it can work for you. Most of our customers have used our granite as; cobble stones, curbing, caps, mantels, and hearths. But we’re open to talk about specialty cuts so come on in to one of our 7 stores and talk to an expert.
Indian limestone offers similar use cases to other limestones, but just offers slightly different colors and will be a pretty versatile hardscape that can be used for patios, pool decks, porches, foyers, interior floors, fireplaces, outdoor showers, fountains, steps, caps, mantels, hearths, and even the outside of your house.
North Carolina Quarry Stone
North Carolina quarry stone comes in 5 different styles, cut stone, flag stone, stand up, full body, and thin veneer. These five different styles allow for the utilization of theses natural stones for all sorts of projects. Patios, pool decks, porches, foyers, interior floors, fireplaces, outdoor showers, fountains, waterfalls, steps, caps, mantels, hearths, retaining walls, houses, fences, garden beds, and fire pits are all great uses of these stones.
Pennsylvania Bluestone and Brownstone
Pennsylvania Bluestone and Brownstone are layered sandstones found in Pennsylvania and parts of New Jersey and New York. It can be utilized for patios, porches, walkways, foyers, mantels, hearths, driveways and even stairs. This is a versatile and nice looking stone for any project.
Tennessee Field Stone
Tennessee field stone comes in three different styles; full body, boulders, steps. These different styles of Tennessee field stone help this hardscape become versatile and can be utilized for fireplaces, outdoor showers, fountains, waterfalls, steps, caps, mantels, hearths, retaining walls, houses, fences, garden beds, boulders, dive rocks, fire pits and even whirlpools.
Tennessee Quarry Stone
Tennessee quarry stone comes in five different styles; cut stone, flag stone, stand up, full body, and thin veneer. Each of these styles can be used for different projects at your home or commercial building. Examples of projects that Tennessee quarry stone can be used on are; patios, pool decks, porches, foyers, interior floors, fireplaces, outdoor showers, fountains, waterfalls, steps, caps, mantels, hearths, retaining walls, houses, fences, garden beds, and fire pits.
Texas limestone comes in various colors and styles and can be utilized for interior or exterior walls. A lot of our customers use Texas limestone for mantles, hearths or trims.
Turkish Travertine is a beautiful natural tile that comes in 3 different grades. These can be used for all sorts of hardscape project including; patios, pools, decks, porches, foyers, interior floors, backsplashes, fireplaces, outdoor showers, steps and caps. The three different grades are separated by premium, standard or commercial. Where premium offers the greatest selection of colors free from black or gray discoloration and are free of any holes due to a double filling of hole process and a strict selection of which pieces of travertine make the cut. Standard grade offers similar quality to the premium grade but you may see some more color striations or swirls. The commercial grade is known to have large color variations which may include gray or black markings and also has small unfilled holes with small defects. Depending on the look or project, each grade can be useful.