5 Ways to Add Stone to your Outdoor Spaces

It’s that time of year: Indianapolis residents have spring landscaping on the brain. And why shouldn’t they? With rising temperatures and spring rains, everyone wants to be spending time outdoors and amping up their homes’ curb appeal. If you too are looking for ways to enhance your home’s exterior this spring, consider these few tips from our staff at Garrity Stone, Inc.

Update Your Hearth with Natural Stone

It’s fireplace season in Central Indiana. With cooler temperatures, many of our customers love the option of making a fire to create a cozy atmosphere (and minimize heating costs). The smell of burning wood, the crackling sounds, and the radiating heat warm both the body and the soul. However, as you’ve been throwing logs on the fire, you realize your hearth has seen better days. It’s looking a little old, worn, and outdated, and you’re wondering how you can make your … Continued

3 Residential Uses for Flagstone

At Garrity Stone, Inc., one of our most popular materials is flagstone. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing but it is also known for its durability and for withstanding Indiana’s changing seasons. But just how can you use flagstone at your home? Consider these three common residential uses.

6 Tips for Building a Retaining Wall

A retaining wall can be a great solution for adding some curb appeal or creating a nice space for landscaping or gardening. With some guidance and quality stone products, most homeowners can create a retaining wall that looks great and is sturdy for years to come. Before you dive into your project, consider these tips from the rock experts at Garrity Stone, Inc.

Create the Perfect Patio

Are you tired of that huge, concrete slab in your backyard? Maybe it’s not quite the oasis you imagined for your home’s outdoor space. Well, don’t despair. With a little help from Garrity Stone, Inc., you can be well on your way to creating the perfect patio.

How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

No matter what you have going on inside, your home’s exterior speaks volumes about you and your property. If your gutters are getting saggy and the weeds have taken over, maybe it’s time for you to spend a few weekends improving the curb appeal of your Indiana home.

3 At-Home Uses for Boulders

You’ve been eyeing those large boulders at Garrity Stone, Inc. of Indianapolis, and you want to find a way to incorporate them into your existing landscaping. However, you’re a little at a loss on how to do that. Let us help you out. Here are a few ways you can utilize our high-quality boulders to enhance your Indy home. 1. Rock Garden You like to look at these unique rocks, so why not make them a permanent part of your … Continued

Transform Your Fireplace

We love when the air turns cool, because that means the beginning of fire pits, the holiday season, and—of course—logs burning in the fireplace. However, before lighting that first fire of the year, Garrity Stone, Inc. encourages you to make sure your fireplace is in good working order inside and out.

Create the Perfect Fire Pit

Fall is the perfect time of year to have an outdoor fire pit in your backyard! Just think of the cool, crisp evenings you can spend around the fire—relaxing, enjoying time with friends, or roasting a few marshmallows or hot dogs. We at Garrity Stone, Inc. love helping our Indiana friends create a fire pit that can be enjoyed for years to come.