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Why Build a Stone Wall?

June 21, 2017

Our home’s curb appeal is important to us, having a house that stands out can be the difference between it selling or not selling when you decide to put your home on the market. Likewise, your home’s curb appeal is the first thing your friends and family will notice when they come to visit, so […]

Patio Must-Haves for Summer Parties

May 18, 2017

Summer is right around the corner here in Maryland and that means a few things, longer days, kids on vacation, and endless hours enjoying the great outdoors. If you’ve recently added a patio to your home, or you’ve just never given it the love and attention it deserves, we’ve got some ideas for you to […]

How to Spruce Up a Stone Patio

May 5, 2017

If you’ve recently added a new stone patio to your house, it’s time to spruce it up and make it your own! Patios can be a wonderful addition to your home, especially during the spring and fall when the days are warm and nights are chilly. Here are some ideas to spruce up your patio […]

Outdoor Fireplace Maintenance

April 7, 2017

With spring in full-bloom, home-owners are starting the transition from using their indoor fireplaces to using an outdoor fireplace. Before you make the transition yourself, here are some tips to maintaining your outdoor fireplace and getting it ready for the outdoor seasons. Foundation Issues Your outdoor fireplace is placed on a foundation which itself rests […]

Patio Fireplace Accessories

March 3, 2017

Did you recently have a patio fireplace installed and are looking for some unique ways to deck it out? Here at Fireside Stone and Patio we’ve quite literally seen it all when it comes to full decked-out patios. So, we figured we’d share some of the most common patio fireplace accessories to help you in […]

Why is my Stone Patio Sinking?

January 26, 2017

Stone patios are popular because they are resilient, beautiful, and easy to fix or repair. But one of the pitfalls of a stone patio is that it can sink or dip over time for a multitude of reasons. So, if you’re wondering why your stone patio is sinking, there a few things to look for. […]

3 Ideas for a Functional Outdoor Fireplace

July 29, 2015

We know, it’s summer and it’s hot! But fall is not that far away and, honestly, summer nights have been a bit chilly this year. What we are getting at is that it’s time to think about adding an outdoor fireplace to your outdoor entertainment area. Our Maryland fireplace experts have already built quite a […]