Category: Carpentry & Masonry

Unique Pergola Design Ideas for Stylish Outdoor Living Spaces

Unique Pergola Design Ideas for Stylish Outdoor Living Spaces pergola

Outdoor living spaces have become increasingly popular in recent years, and homeowners are looking for creative ways to enhance their yards while adding functional and aesthetic value. One of the most popular and appealing additions you can make in your outdoor space is a custom pergola. Serving as an open-air structure complete with columns and […]

Stone Veneer Uses, Types, & Benefits

Stone Veneer Uses, Types, & Benefits stone veneer home exterior

What is Stone Veneer? Different names used for stone veneer are Architectural Stone, Manufactured Stone, or Cultured Stone. Veneer stone is engineered to look like a natural stone.  This product is a slurry of Portland cement, mixture, and iron oxides roasted in the textured matrix to look like stone. Cement confers strength to the product […]

Gazebos: Features, Types & Benefits

Gazebos: Features, Types & Benefits what is a gazebo

What Is a Gazebo? Gazebos are upstanding, free-open structure with a roof that owners typically place on a patio, deck, or another area of their backyards or gardens. A patio gazebo is a good way to add some innovative living space to your yard, whether for relaxing with family, enjoying meals, ducking into the shade, […]

Different Types of Fences: Materials, Styles, & Their Benefits

Different Types of Fences: Materials, Styles, & Their Benefits different types of fences

What is Fencing? Fences are used in various areas and agriculture they are used to keep animals in or away from a place. You can use a variety of materials to set a fence. The types of materials you choose will depend on the topography of the site to be fenced in, the location, and […]

Using Interlocking Pavers for Landscaping, Walkways, & More

Using Interlocking Pavers for Landscaping, Walkways, & More interlocking pavers

What are Interlocking Pavers? Interlock means connecting the motion of any part that is constrained by another. Interlocking pavers are traditionally made from cement or concrete and contribute to simulating the effects of cobblestone pathways. This specific interlocking feature enables pavers to install effortlessly without using mortar. Interlocking pavers have the benefit of being a […]

Fire Pits Use, Cleaning & Safety Measures

Fire Pits Use, Cleaning & Safety Measures firepits use cleaning safety

Operating the Fire Pits Fire Pits Positioning Extinguish the Fire Decorating the Fire Pits Once you have explored the rules about cautiously using fire pits, it’s time for creating the decoration for the aura and complexion you want. Using Lava Rocks For Fire Pits Lava rocks are simple to maintain and give your fire pits […]

Decks: Types & Floorboard Materials

Decks: Types & Floorboard Materials types of decks for homes

What is a Deck? The word deck originally describes the horizontal surface that stretches along the length of a ship. In architectural terms, a deck is a lifted structure either attached to a house or detached, with one or multiple levels. The deck is built to adore a view and extend outdoor living space. A […]

Outdoor Carpentry: Types & Basics

Outdoor Carpentry: Types & Basics custom backyard pergola

What is Carpentry? Carpentry is the art of cutting, shaping, designing, building frameworks, and installation of wood for buildings and structures. Carpentry is a skilled trade that has an old history. It is exceptionally used in modern-day layouts and designs of buildings. Carpentry and construction go hand in hand. Role of a Carpenter Carpenters are […]

Masonry: Differences Between Repair & Restoration

Masonry: Differences Between Repair & Restoration outdoor plumbing

What is Masonry? The term “masonry” refers to construction with stone. Masonry work specifies any structure which is built by binding individual materials together with mortar, cement paste, water, and sand. The term may represent an entire building or a carved stone feature such as a headstone or bench. Various materials including brick, stone, and […]

Keystone Yards is an outdoor remodeling contractor that specializes in masonry, carpentry, & creative landscaping for both residential & commercial properties.

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