1. Why Natural Stone Is A Great Choice For Your Home

    There are two types of homeowners out there: ones who simply want a place to live and ones who want a place to call “home.” What’s the difference? Someone who wants to call their place “home” is someone who’s always looking for ways to make their home stand out and express more of their personal design interests. However, even for people who are certain they want to make their house a …Read More

  2. Choosing The Right Kitchen Counter tops

    For many homeowners, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the home. Not only do you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, but it has the potential to be a lot more than simply, “the place you make food.” Many people dream of having beautiful stone countertops in their kitchen and Loukonen Bros is here to make that happen. Our thin veneer caps and polished and honed sandstone are gre…Read More

  3. Yard Projects To Tackle This Summer

    It’s finally summer here in Colorado and you know what that means, it’s time to start thinking about what yard projects you’re going to get done! Although temperatures this summer have been sweltering hot, they’re not going to get any better for a couple months. But preferably, you’ll want to do your yard work when it isn’t over 90 degrees out. In this blog, we’re going to take a loo…Read More

  4. The Best Material For Your Patio – Part 2

    Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Loukonen Bros Stone. In our last blog, we talked about several different types of patio material including flagstone and concrete. Since there are so many options out there for you to make your patio, it’s important that you pick a material that will fit within your budget and be beneficial to you for many years to come. Although concrete is the cheape…Read More

  5. The Best Material For Your Patio

    Patios are often one of the biggest and most prized investments a homeowner can make aside from the home itself. Your patio is the centerpiece of your outdoor living area, so it’s only natural to put a lot of time into making it just right. And this isn’t always easy, especially considering the amount of options you have as far as materials and designs go. Budget is another deciding factor. If…Read More

  6. Tips For Designing a Rock Wall

    Are you ready to take your yard to the next level with a rock wall or terrace? Stone accents can really make your yard look great and be useful features to have at the same time. And if you want to have a yard that impresses everyone who comes near it, you’ll want to have some stonework. The great thing about stone is that there is a nearly endless amount of colors, textures, and shapes to choos…Read More

  7. Why You Should Have Stone Furniture

    When you’re designing your yard and patio, you’ll want to use materials that will last a long time and look great. Stone furniture is a great alternative to standard patio furniture and allows you a lot of freedom in the way of design and color. If you live in Colorado, chances are, your backyard is a great place to have stone furniture and it will feel right at home with the iconic rocky foot…Read More

  8. Flagstone Moss: Should I Worry?

    Moss is a great way to help the pavers of a newer walkway or garden area look verdant and abundant. But one question we get pretty frequently here at Loukonen Bros. is whether that moss is safe to leave or if it needs to be removed from the stone. The secondary question, of course, is how to do so. Here’s what you need to know about that simple little moss patch growing on your flagstone.  …Read More

  9. The Best Uses for Sandstone

    If you’ve ever driven in the foothills along the Front Range, you’ve probably seen a quarry or two showing off the bright red stone Colorado is known for. When you get up close to Red Rocks Amphitheater’s characteristic red rocks, it becomes pretty easily apparent that the brilliantly colored stone is sandstone—a stone that is pretty much exactly what you expect: sand granules compressed i…Read More

  10. Tips for Building a Custom Stone Arch

    Consider these Tips to Create the Perfect Arch on Your Fireplace Arches are the quintessential element to any stone fireplace. The arch adds an element that can make or break the design of the fireplace, that is if it’s done correctly. If you’re considering constructing a stone arch for your fireplace, consider these tips: Choosing the Stones You Want to Implement Natural stone is usually the …Read More