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Find buying guides, comparison articles, a variety of stone-related educational materials, and more in our blog! Whether you are an architect, designer, or homeowner, we have no doubt you will find something useful in Stone Center's Blog

Natural Stone Fire Pits: All You Need to Know

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06/10/2022

Natural Stone Fire Pits: All You Need to Know

Stone fire pits are perfect for homeowners in Columbus and Cincinnati and can be sized according to your unique yard layout and size. Let's read our article!

8 Advantages of Indiana Limestone

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06/02/2022

8 Advantages of Indiana Limestone

Indiana Limestone is a beautiful building material that can be used for landscaping, building, and more. Find out more about its advantages in this article!

Limestone Cladding Guide: Is Limestone a Good Cladding Stone?

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05/24/2022

Limestone Cladding Guide: Is Limestone a Good Cladding Stone?

Interested in natural stone cladding installation? Find out the main types of natural stone cladding including limestone cladding and ways to install it!

Why Limestone Balustrades Are So Popular: Natural Stone Balustrades 101

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05/20/2022

Why Limestone Balustrades Are So Popular: Natural Stone Balustrades 101

Limestone balustrades are a popular choice. Find out the top reasons why and even some examples of famous historical buildings that have stone balustrades!

How to Clean a Limestone Fireplace: All you Need to Know

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05/16/2022

How to Clean a Limestone Fireplace: All you Need to Know

If you have a limestone fireplace, it is important that you know how to clean it properly. This article provides you with some tips on how to do it.

5 Reasons to Go for Limestone for Your Next Building Project

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5/12/2022

5 Reasons to Go for Limestone for Your Next Building Project

Limestone is attractive natural stone has so many uses in Columbus and Cincinnati - walls, floors, coping stones, patios, and even as blocks in the structure itself.

Travertine VS Limestone: Which Stone Is Better for Your Needs?

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4/26/2022

Travertine VS Limestone: Which Stone Is Better for Your Needs?

Travertine and limestone are among the most popular stones in architecture and interior design and have been for centuries. What they are and which one you should use? Find out in this post now!

Landscaping 101: How to Build a Stone Retaining Wall in 10 Steps

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04/22/2022

Landscaping 101: How to Build a Stone Retaining Wall in 10 Steps

Building a stone retaining wall for the first time? Don't miss our useful tips to avoid some critical pitfalls on your way!

Landscaping 101: How to Lay Natural Stone Paving in 8 Steps

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04/20/2022

Landscaping 101: How to Lay Natural Stone Paving in 8 Steps

Have any doubts about how to lay natural stone paving? Want to learn more and avoid mistakes? Our new blog contains the most significant information!

Marble vs Limestone: Key Differences and Similarities

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3/23/2022

Marble vs Limestone: Key Differences and Similarities

Hard to choose between limestone and marble? Read about their similarities and differences in our new article!

Benefits of Landscaping Walls for Your Yard and Garden

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03/22/2022

Benefits of Landscaping Walls for Your Yard and Garden

There are many ways to upgrade your yard, starting with a natural stone wall. We'll discuss some of the benefits of adding stone walls to your yard or garden.

Natural Stone Restoration: All You Need To Know

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March 20, 2022

Natural Stone Restoration: All You Need To Know

It’s completely normal for stone to wear and tear over time. This blog explains common types of stone damage, what to expect during stone cleaning and restoration.

Flagstone Patios Ideas: 8 Stunning Flagstone Patio Designs

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March 18, 2022

Flagstone Patios Ideas: 8 Stunning Flagstone Patio Designs

In this post, we’ve shared some of our favorite patterned flagstone patio design ideas, from firepits to funky patterns and even multi-level patios. Read it!

Creative and Beautiful Fireplace Design Ideas: Our Top Picks

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February 22, 2022

Creative and Beautiful Fireplace Design Ideas: Our Top Picks

Fireplaces add architectural interest to homes. Do you remodel an old fireplace or design a new one? Our natural stone fireplace ideas are full of inspiration!

7 Advantages of Techo-Bloc Pavers

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February 21, 2022

7 Advantages of Techo-Bloc Pavers

Techo-Bloc products are designed to create one-of-kind looks for exterior spaces. Let's learn about the benefits of this impressive paving brand right now!

Sandstone vs Limestone: Key Differences

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February 19, 2022

Sandstone vs Limestone: Key Differences

Limestone and sandstone are loved for their warm coloring and durability. Let’s learn the difference between them so you know which is best for your building project!

7 Advantages of Using Natural Stone for Your Fireplace Surrounds

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February 18, 2022

7 Advantages of Using Natural Stone for Your Fireplace Surrounds

The natural stone from stacked to simple slabs enhances its natural, warm appeal. Beautiful and comforting, stone fireplaces are customizable, practical, and charming.

Limestone vs. Granite: What Is the Difference?

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February 17, 2022

Limestone vs. Granite: What Is the Difference?

Granite and limestone are hard, durable, and resistant to cracks and weather, and they are utilized in different buildings. Let's compare two natural stones products!

8 Ways to Improve Your Curb Appeal Using Natural Stone

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February 14, 2022

8 Ways to Improve Your Curb Appeal Using Natural Stone

Adding stone to the house exterior it’s possible to give your home a mini-makeover without committing to massive change. It is a way of increasing home value.

Using Natural Stone in Landscaping: 6 Amazing Ideas

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January 27, 2022

Using Natural Stone in Landscaping: 6 Amazing Ideas

Natural stone can be the perfect extra touch that ties every detail in your backyard together. Let’s take a look at a few classic and original rockscaping ideas!

Swimming Pool Copings: The Buying Guide

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January 24, 2022

Swimming Pool Copings: The Buying Guide

One of the most important decisions, when you planning to install a new pool or renovate an existing one, take is the type of pool coping edges to purchase.

Decorative Stone Aggregates: 9 Ways to Use Gravel in Landscaping

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January 19, 2022

Decorative Stone Aggregates: 9 Ways to Use Gravel in Landscaping

Garden gravels comprise a collection of loose rock fragments. Let's take a look at some ways gravel spruces up and improves your garden and outdoor areas.

Reasons to Choose Natural Stone Pavers Over Concrete Pavers

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January 17, 2022

Reasons to Choose Natural Stone Pavers Over Concrete Pavers

Function is the first framework to consider when deciding between natural stone vs concrete stone pavers. We’ll look at the pros and cons of each paver and why.

Benefits and Best Uses of a Thin Stone Veneer

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January 16, 2022

Benefits and Best Uses of a Thin Stone Veneer

This guide explains why thin stone veneer is a durable and cost-effective option compared to traditional stone.

6 Benefits of Natural Stone Pool Copings

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January 14, 2022

6 Benefits of Natural Stone Pool Copings

Let’s examine the benefits of natural stone, delving into exactly where and how it outshines some of its competitors.

Top 10 Types of Stone Used in Construction

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January 12, 2022

Top 10 Types of Stone Used in Construction

In this blog, we’ll explore different stone types and uses to give you a broad overview of their unique qualities and applications.

Choosing the Best Stone for Your Fireplace

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December 9, 2021

Choosing the Best Stone for Your Fireplace

A natural stone fireplace exudes a convivial atmosphere and offers a distinct look. It retains heat within the firebox for longer, keeping the cold out during the winter months.

How to Increase Your Home’s Value with Natural Stone

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December 2, 2021

How to Increase Your Home’s Value with Natural Stone

Natural stonework adds elegance, durability, and value to residential properties.

Cultured Stone vs Natural Stone Veneers: Key Differences

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November 25, 2021

Cultured Stone vs Natural Stone Veneers: Key Differences

Natural stone and manufactured cultured stone are the two most popular stone veneers on the market.