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Patio Accessories That Keep the Kids Outside

June 28, 2018

We all know how difficult it can be to keep kids outside during the summer. On their vacation time, they’d rather be inside playing video games than outside getting some sunshine. That’s why it’s so important to invest in patio accessories that will keep your kids engaged with the outdoors. And, while it may seem […]

Covered Patio Design Ideas

May 30, 2018

Adding a patio to your home is sure to bring value and enjoyment. However, a little shade can go a long way. By installing a covered patio, you’ll be able to extend the time you can spend outside while keeping cool and avoiding sunburn. Covered patios offer a lot of flexibility to homeowners, with endless […]

Babyproofing Your Patio and Outdoor Kitchen

May 16, 2018

Worried about your kid taking a nosedive off the deck and hitting their head on the patio? Worried about the fire pit too much to even use it anymore? With the power of patio babyproofing, you can make the most of your outdoor features again. To learn a few tidbits about how you can babyproof […]

Winter Damage to Outdoor Patios

March 22, 2018

Now that winter is over, it’s time to conduct inspections of your outdoor patio in order to see if there is any seasonal damage. Winter can be harsh on your patio, as it presents troublesome elements like ice and snow. What’s more, conducting repairs is difficult when it is cold or snowing outside, so you’ll […]

Pet Friendly Patio Ideas

August 11, 2017

Having an outdoor patio space adds value to your home and gives your family a place to relax and enjoy a warm summer night or brisk fall evening. But you wouldn’t want to leave out some members of your family, your pets! By creatively incorporating some pet friendly patio ideas into your design, you can […]

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 […]

Patio Rental in Ellicott City, Maryland

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 […]