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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 […]

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 […]

Why Choose a Professional Patio Installer

April 27, 2017

The question of why choose a professional Maryland patio company to install your patio is a good one. A lot of times, people can make a decision on their own to do it themselves and that’s great—it’s a neat way to add a living space to your backyard. That said, there’s a very good reason […]

How Close can a Tree be to my Patio?

March 15, 2017

If you’re looking to have a patio built in your backyard, you should consider what is underneath your yard’s surface before breaking earth. Stone patios are affected by the earth on which they lay much more than a raised deck simply because more surface area is in contact with the ground. This means it’s extremely […]

Will a Patio Increase my Property Value?

February 22, 2017

If you know that you will eventually try to re-sell your home at some point, it’s important to consider how each add-on you build will eventually affect the property value of your home. If you’d like to add an outdoor space, one such entertainment area could be a patio—but will a patio increase your property […]

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. […]

Brick, Stone, Paver- Which Patio is Right For Your Home

June 14, 2016

Adding a patio can increase the value of your home, extend your home’s living space, and allow you to enjoy the outdoors comfortably. Designing the best patio for your home takes time and research on your part, or the help of a professional with design experience. Before meeting with a professional, you may want to […]