Just glancing at your home it is hard to believe that simple objects such as windows, tiles and plasterboard are all made up of minerals. Although the topic is not something that gets mentioned commonly, minerals make up a large majority of household items as well. For example, a can...

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Once you have chosen which type of stone you will be using for your home project, you will need to decide what type of finish you want your stone to have. Whether you have an acquired taste for ancient themes, or a rough and rustic vibe, there are finishes to...

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Creating a stone patio takes adequate planning and a whole lot of creativity. During the planning stages, the first step to be taken is creating a blueprint for the patio. Within the blueprint you will need decide on the length and width of the patio, as well as the positioning...

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Building a new home from the ground up is an exciting time. Design choices are plentiful and contractors have included experienced designers on their staffs to help homeowners make critical decisions. The look and feel of a new home should be immediately welcoming to the owners. Form and function should...

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Stones are an important material used in the development of solid foundations both for road surfaces and buildings.  There are a variety of stones required for different purposes, each having their own strengths for their ideal application.  For permeable paving or porous paving solutions, a combination of stones and rubber resin is required.

Quarries up and down the country and extensively open mined to extract vast quantities of this useful material.

Here is a video on how to build a stone wall: