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How to Clean Your Fire Pit

August 31, 2017

It takes no time at all to realize your attractive patio fire pit—so warm and welcoming—also gets dirty quick. Which means you will eventually have to clean your fire pit. Fire pits are so welcoming, so lovely, so romantic. And yet, they are like contained industrial furnaces that certainly do not click with the modern […]

Ellicott City Outdoor Kitchen Installation

August 14, 2017

Adding an outdoor kitchen to your deck or patio can be a great addition to your home. By creating a designated space for cooking and grilling, you can increase the amount of time you get to spend outside—and the quality of that time. There are many options available and many things to consider when designing […]

Most Asked Questions About Patios

July 27, 2017

Here at Fireside Stone & Patio, we’ve build a lot of different styles and shapes of patios. Over our 40+ years of experience in custom stonework since opening our doors in 1976, we’ve also fielded a lot of customer questions. In this video, we answer the two most asked questions about patios. The questions we […]

How to Clean a Paver Patio

July 21, 2017

So, you’re really pleased with the perfect look of your newly-installed outdoor paver patio. It’s a really nice feature for your yard and a great a reason to spend some more time outside enjoying the sunshine, fresh air, and singing birds. As with any outdoor feature however, it will eventually get to a point where […]

Should I Build an Outdoor Fire-pit or Fireplace?

July 13, 2017

Adding a fire-pit or fireplace to your outdoor space can provide hours of enjoyment during the spring, summer, and fall months. By adding a heat source to your patio, you can extend the amount of time you can enjoy it every year. But how do you decide whether a fire-pit, or fireplace, is the best […]

Maryland Patio Rental

June 27, 2017

Looking for a location for your family cookout while your own patio is under construction? We’ve got you covered! Our team at Fireside Stone and Patio recently completed our own dream patio, just for our wonderful customers! Our patio can be rented for parties, family get togethers, bridal showers, business meetings, you name it! We […]

Maryland Custom Stonework Contractor

June 16, 2017

Looking to add a new outdoor kitchen or patio? Maybe you want to remodel your family room and your fireplace is starting to look dated? Hiring a Maryland custom stonework contractor is a great way to add a stunning improvement to your home while increasing overall resale value. If you’re considering whether or not to […]

Common Paver Patio Design Patterns

June 9, 2017

Are you looking to have a new patio installed? One important consideration will be the design your new patio will use. While you could leave this choice up to your Maryland patio builder, we think it’s best you take some time to familiarize yourself with the common paver patio design patterns. This will help you […]

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 […]