Category: Stone Masonry Tips to Get the Job Done Right

stone patio

Ultimate Guide on How to Maintain a Stone Patio

When it comes to proper stone patio maintenance, there are a lot of varying opinions on what you should or should not do. The number one goal is to, of course, protect your investment and to keep it looking great all-year-round—not just for the summer. So what all does that entail? For over 15 years,…

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stone retaining wall

Stone Retaining Wall Ideas That Add a Rustic Flare

When clients come to us with a request for retaining walls, most of the time, it’s never for a “fun” reason. Either they have an existing retaining wall that needs to be repaired, or they’re having water issues in their home. But retaining walls don’t always have to be built for function alone, which is…

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Flagstone patio and outdoor space with furniture

How to Build a Stone Patio

As a homeowner, there are constant challenges you’ll run into when making home improvements. Somehow, there always seems to be something that needs to be painted, updated, or replaced. Indoors or outdoors, if you’re anything like us, there’s a long list of improvements you probably can’t wait to do. Your flagstone patio and other outdoor…

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Stone foundation on a home

Stone Foundation Repair Tips from the Experts

Southeastern Pennsylvania has some of the most historical homes around, many built fully from local stone or with stone foundations. While beautiful, these old stone homes and barns can have a plethora of problems, necessitating stone foundation repair. While we’re experts at stone restoration here at Dutchies Stoneworks, we’d much rather have you spend money…

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Dutchies patio created by stone masons

How to Choose a Stone Mason

Stonemasonry is one of the oldest and most refined professions throughout history. Buildings and structures that are now centuries old are still standing today due to exceptional work done by stone masons of the past. Because natural stone patios and walkways offer such timeless beauty, it makes sense that homeowners want to add them to…

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