A natural stone supplier and contractor join forces to bring your outdoor hardscape dream to reality.
Professional stone suppliers and contractors specializing in hardscape will work with you to advise on stone selection, design and assist with installation. Hardscape are the areas in your yard such as stone, brick, concrete etc. Softscape is anything living: species of plants, ground cover, flowers, trees. Ideally, a well-designed landscape incorporates a balance between these two elements – as well as the professionals involved.
What services do stone suppliers and contractors provide? For the most part, people hire a contractor for installations like driveways and walkways, fire pits and outdoor dining areas. The contractor who chooses to focus on the installation and client services and works in tandem with a stone expert who supplies the stone paving, is an optimal situation. Choosing an independent stone expert / stone supplier such as Monarch Stone International, to team with the contractor, insures you’ll get a full offering of natural stone options, appropriate for your climate, location and conditions, that can be installed by the contractor.
Natural stone pavers, flooring or wall veneer or other materials for exterior installations can add tremendous functionality and visual curb appeal to your home. Natural stone comes in a wide variety of stone types from the US and around the world. Limestone, sandstone and granite offer an array of colors, sizes as well as appropriate density for your local climate. The photo above is a beautiful residence in Pebble Beach CA. Monarch Stone International supplied the antique reclaimed Sandstone cobblestone, the expertise and worked in tandem with the masonry contractor to create this impressive driveway and port cochere.
The right specialist can help you navigate the stone selection process; choose a stone, its color and shape that complements your existing landscaping. Interested in something full of color? Or movement in the stone? Irregular shaped pieces or straight? Choosing the right kind of stone is important as it will undoubtedly remain as a part of your hardscape in your landscape for a long time. The softscape can be replaced more easily and evolve with the seasons or your interest.
Contractors and stone professionals can help you add both visual appeal and value to your property. They’ll know what makes the most sense for the landscape footprint, soil and style and will assist with finding the best natural stone material that will work for your home now and for years to come. Give us a call today – we look forward to providing you with a stone investment that will last!