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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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Do It Yourself: How to Make a Bubbling Rock Water Feature

May 25, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

Welcome to the wonderful world of DIY! Today, we’re transforming your garden into a peaceful oasis with our easy-to-follow guide on building a bubbling rock water feature. Roll up your sleeves; it’s time to add tranquillity to your space and discover the rewarding art of creating your own home features. How do you make a

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Patio Paver FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

May 9, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

There’s nothing quite like a patio to enhance your outdoor living space. Not only does it create an area to entertain guests and enjoy the outdoors, but it also improves curb appeal and boosts your home’s value. Patios are usually low maintenance and don’t require much upkeep, but you will have to decide on the

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

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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The Best Water Features to Build with Ledgestone

April 4, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

If you’re looking to add a touch of tranquility to your garden or yard, a ledgestone water feature is a great way to do so. In this blog, we’ll explore how ledgestone can be used to build water features and share three showstopping ideas to inspire your next project.   3 Stunning Water Feature Ideas for

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Can Ledgerock Be Used On Retaining Walls

March 6, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

Although not the best choice for structure, ledgerock works perfectly as stone veneer over wire frame work or concrete for your retaining walls. This style of stone is known for its weight and durability, making it suitable for all-weather applications in your garden and yard. Additionally, ledgerock is often cut in uniform shapes, panels, or

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Mulch 101: Everything You Need to Know is Right Here

March 3, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

Mulch is a popular, attractive, and affordable garden detail designed to keep weeds at bay and protect garden beds. There are many different types of mulch, which can make it a little overwhelming when choosing the best one for your landscaping project. Here we offer a complete overview of what type of mulch is best

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

February 22, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

When choosing a product for your project, it’s important to consider the size and shape of the stones, as well as the colour and texture. You should also consider the specific use of the product, such as whether it will be exposed to the elements or used in a high-traffic area.   For even better

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Landscaping On A Budget (Infographic)

February 15, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

Although there’s still some time before winter ends, it’s never too early to start planning your spring and summer landscaping projects. Of course, a big part of that is setting a budget for things like landscaping supplies, products, labour and more. If you’re looking to save as much as possible, follow our tips below about

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