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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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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Buff Up Your Property Value With Landscaping

January 20, 2023 by Grand River Natural Stone

It turns out landscaping is one of the best investments you can make in your home. If you want to know where to spend your investment and how much of that investment will return to you if you decide to sell, take a look at our infographic below. How Landscaping Can Boost Your Property Value

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Stone Veneer Fireplace Ideas That Will Enhance Any Space

December 3, 2022 by Grand River Natural Stone

Natural stone veneer has a rough yet elegant beauty to it and does wonders for transforming your home. Available in a wide variety of colours and textures, natural stone veneer fireplaces are the perfect accent to any space, providing an opportunity to add an earthy element to both your interior and your outdoor environments. Many

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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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Building a Natural Stone Fireplace Starts with High Quality Stone

November 12, 2022 by Grand River Natural Stone

Natural stone is trending this year, and while there are many areas and projects within your home where you can use full bed or thin stone veneer, none is as iconic as a fireplace. Read why you should build a stone fireplace below from our experts. Building a New Stone Fireplace If you don’t have

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Natural Stone vs Faux Stone Veneer: What to Know Before Buying

November 2, 2022 by Grand River Natural Stone

For any homebuyer, one of the hardest things to predict is whether a home upgrade will go out of style after a decade or two. Instead of dreaming about a white picket fence, you may want to think about modern trends and how they will age. Currently, lavish exterior stone veneers and interior stone accent

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5 FAQs About Mortar: Everything You Need to Know

October 3, 2022 by Grand River Natural Stone

Whether you’re an avid DIY-er or someone seeking professional services for your landscaping project, chances are you may need mortar to put together a brick wall or stone walkway. In this post, we go over what you need to know about mortar before choosing the right products for your project. What is Mortar?  Mortar is

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Fall Landscaping Chore Checklist (With FREE Print-Out)

September 21, 2022 by Grand River Natural Stone

The days are getting shorter, but there’s still work to do before we say goodbye to our gardens for the winter. That’s why we’re giving you a free Fall Landscaping Chore Checklist to prepare your outdoor space for the colder months. Get ready to protect, preserve, and prep your landscape for a flourishing return in

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