1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Flagstone Versus Pavers: Sprucing Up Your Garden

    Despite the last few cold snaps, and that surprise snow at the end of April, spring is really settling in across the Front Range. Which means (hopefully) it’s time to get outside and get going on all that gardening work that has built up over the last few months! Rake the mulch, clear out those tenacious weeds, and prune your trees. While you’re at it, it’s time to finally get around to thos…Read More

  8. Gardening Renovations: Paving Stones Versus a Deck

    As we enter into an unseasonably warm spring here in Colorado, many of you are, no doubt, already thinking about whether it’s time to begin this year’s gardening projects. It’s a fine line to balance: do you plant sooner and enjoy a longer growing season, especially for your vegetable garden, or do you wait another month or two until the last of the early spring frosts are done? We understan…Read More

  9. Why Flagstone Flakes

    Natural stone flooring is a beautiful way to make a statement with very little effort. The natural tones of the stone can liven up a room or add warmth to an otherwise bland outdoor seating area. Want a natural walkway through your garden without hours of work leveling and pouring concrete? Large flagstones are much easier to set and require less effort to maintain! However, because flagstones are…Read More

  10. Make Your Garden Rise Above The Rest

    Winter gardening As we approach winter, everything is going dormant in Colorado to prepare for the oncoming snow. The aspens have already turned, A-Basin has announced the 2016-2017 season opener, and mornings are already leaving cars frosted over. Pretty soon, everything in your garden will go dormant. Now that you won’t have nearly as much to do in your garden every day, what will you do with …Read More