Patio

Full Color Bluestone Patio with Thermal Border

Posted on January 19th, by jtimm in Patios.

Townhome Patio

Posted on February 25th, by jtimm in Patios, Steps.

Stillwater Terrace and Pizza Oven

Posted on February 25th, by jtimm in Other Stuff, Patios, Walls.

Hartford Ave Patio

Posted on February 25th, by jtimm in Other Stuff, Patios.

Garden Patio

Garden Patio

This Saint Paul backyard brings vegetable gardens right up to the patio. It’s a nice look and makes great use of limited space.  The paver brick is a good fit to an older home as it ages very well. Moss … Read the rest

Posted on April 2nd, by jtimm in Patios.

Stone Patio and Step

Stone Patio and Step

Although one would think bluestone would be primarily blue in color it actually has a very broad range of color including greens, blues, grays, and browns.  We always select the stone pallets at out suppliers stone yard for each specific … Read the rest

Posted on March 7th, by jtimm in Patios, Steps.

Full Color Bluestone Patio

Full Color Bluestone Patio

Bluestone can have a wide range of color from batch to batch and supplier to supplier. Unless you specifically order blue, sometimes called “blue blue”, you are more likely to get what the industry calls “full color”. The stone on … Read the rest

Posted on January 24th, by jtimm in Patios.

Niles Avenue Patio

Niles Ave Patio

This 400sq ft patio is a typical patio size for us, as we do a lot of work on city lots; there is enough room for a dining table, and conversation area.  The patio replaces a low deck. Even though … Read the rest

Bluestone Install

Bluestone Install

In most situations we set bluestone  over a free draining gravel bed. In essence it becomes a big permeable patio letting excess water back into the soil, it keeps the stone dry, and gives a nice stable base.  When setting … Read the rest

Posted on January 18th, by jtimm in Construction.

Mac Groveland Patio

Mac Groveland Patio

This patio features a Full Color New York  Bluestone set in a diamond pattern. We beveled the edges of all the stone with an angle grinder to make sure they all matched.  The beveled edges allow for easier shoveling of … Read the rest

Posted on January 14th, by jtimm in Patios.