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All About Landscaping Rocks: Types, How to Choose Them & More

June 12, 2024 by Grand River Natural Stone

Choosing the right landscaping rocks can significantly improve the functionality and appearance of your garden. This guide offers detailed insights into various types of landscaping rocks, as well as advice on selection, installation, and maintenance to help you find the perfect rocks for your landscaping needs. What Makes Landscaping Rocks Special? Landscaping rocks are special

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6 Tips for Spring Interlock Maintenance (Infographic)

April 16, 2024 by Grand River Natural Stone

Springtime rejuvenates nature and should do the same for your outdoor living spaces. As temperatures rise and flowers bloom, it’s the perfect time to give your interlock pavers some much-needed attention. This blog and infographic breaks down six essential interlock maintenance tips to keep your pavers pristine. Here’s a concise overview to get you started.

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How to Cut Pavers: A Step-by-Step Guide to Personalize Your Outdoor Space

August 16, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

Cutting pavers might seem like a specialist’s job, but it’s something you can do right at home. Whether you’re laying down a path, building a patio, or adding decorative touches to your garden, cutting pavers allows you to customize and adapt materials to fit your design perfectly. In this guide, we’ll explore two main ways

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8 Ways to Conserve Water When Landscaping This Summer (With Infographic)

June 4, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

We go all winter with a bare yard, no colour, and brown plants. So it’s only natural, when spring and summer come around, that you want to indulge in lush greenery throughout your property. But that increase in outdoor water usage comes with a price – figuratively and literally. In this article, we discuss ways

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5 Easy Home Exterior Projects You Can Do This Summer

June 1, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

Your home is one of the most expensive things you’ll ever pay for, so whether you’re renting or buying, you should take good care of it. Now that it’s summer, it’s the perfect time to do weekend home exterior projects, so you can enjoy your home improvements all year long. 1. Take care of your

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6 Things to Look for When Choosing A Landscape Contractor (With Infographic)

May 9, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

You’ve decided to start a landscaping project – congratulations! The next step is to decide if your project requires a landscape contractor. And if you need to hire one, how do you know what to look for? In this article (with infographic), we go over everything you need to know before hiring a professional landscaper.

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Your Complete Guide to Installing Brick Veneer

April 10, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

As Beautiful as Full-size Brick Considering the aesthetics, durability and affordability of brick veneer siding as compared to real brick, veneer siding is often a winner. In terms of appearance, anyone would be hard-pressed to tell the difference between full-size brick and brick veneer once installed and pointed with mortar. Also, It lasts as long

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How Do I Choose The Right Ledgestone Veneer Product For My Project?

February 22, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

Ledgestone veneer offers a cost-effective and attractive option, both indoors and outdoors. This guide will help you understand the key factors to consider when choosing ledgestone for your project, explore common applications, and provide tips for maintaining your ledgestone features. How to Choose Ledgestone Veneer When choosing a product for your project, it’s important to

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Your Guide to Building Stunning Features with Ledgerock

February 9, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

Ledgerock is a versatile and natural building material that can add both beauty and functionality to your outdoor (or even indoor!) design projects. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to enhance your garden or a professional landscaper searching for the perfect finishing touch, ledgerock has plenty to offer.  This blog is available as a slideshow at

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Cement vs. Clay Bricks: Which Should You Use?

December 1, 2022 by Grand River Natural Stone

Masonry buildings are the oldest in existence. We can travel all around the world to see how they’ve held up against the test of time. It’s an attestation to their incredible strength and adaptability in modern times. Although much of the world looks for the cheapest alternative, there’s no denying that the resilience of masonry

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