Calais Custom Homes
Beautiful!! Are the large square slabs colored, salted concrete or a natural stone?
Music"... Love the old look added to the stone.
The stone is gorgeous. Is it a facing or veneer
Tod, what type of exterior stone is this?
color is this stone? Is it considered a sandy buff?
The smear is just the mortar that the stone was laid up
cleaned off. We used a buff mortar mix which is regular brick sand with white mortar mixed together.
This is a true stone facade. The material cost
That stone is called Chopped Granbury, from the Dallas-Ft. Worth area in Texas. It was laid in a thick mortar joint with a slight 'smear'
exterior walls to buy all the materials and pay the labor to install the stone. Hope that helps.
Love this stone, what is it called?
Penza Bailey Architects
Multiple Family Suites
The patio is a natural stone product - random flagstone - quarried in Baltimore County, Maryland.
The patio is a natural stone product - random
that being said, if the stone is set on a concrete slab, expansion joints are placed in the patio if required, and proper mortar is used, then the possibility
The mortar color is based on the color of the sand and Portland used and relies solely on the masons years of experience to master. All good masons know
Best patio so far--easy access from house. Maybe replace the porch??
pavers but mortar too stark in contrast
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Virtual Imaging Real Estate Photography
Is it okay to use stone patio pavers inside?
How much does it cost approx to put in a 20 by 10 mortared flagstone patio like this one?
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Just about any natural stone that can be cut thin enough to meet the floor depth/height requirements
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natural browns/tans flagstone for covered patio and around pool
the flagstone on concrete and then mortaring the joints. You can't simply lay the flagstone on the ground and mortar the joints — this is a poor practice
I did not seal this patio
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Is the mortar/sand in this pic pure white
would we use? Would we paint the mortar white and then smear paint on the bricks and sand some off or would you use mortar on the bricks? Not sure
Will the white mortar and sand turn gray and begin to mold after time?
Can you do mortar on brick on a brick floor?
achieved either way. Using mortar will result in a lot more texture on the brick. In this picture, the look was achieved using mortar by the brick mason. But
But he also used white mortar to lay the bricks. If you have an existing fireplace with mortar which is not white, perhaps paint would work better. Maybe
they said about the brick "We used white mortar (and white sand) and had the brick masons "smear" a little mortar on... the bricks with their trowel as they
Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
Los Gatos Residence
Plese tell me about exterior brick. Mortar color? style?
What color grout was used for bluestone patio?
in fact white? Did you use the same grout color for the other bluestone patio areas on the property? I like the look and wondering if it is difficult
Trying to achieve this look. Is this stucco, mortar or paint on the white bricks? Does applying mortar to existing brick last or does it wash off over
remaining surface mortar and the varied coloration of the brick surfaces (depending upon their prior installation of being exposed or mortared in place. The
Brick and mortar looks like brick stone
Was the mortar smeared or did the brick come that way? Thanks
been told white mortar/sand will mold and turn gray
Would you share your mortar washing formula?
Did you apply the mortar over the brick and then sandblast?
PRO: The mason smear the mortar over the brick. thats it? can Portland be smeared over existing motar
I have never experienced that. I use portland cement for white mortar so there are no grey's in it. I have lived in my personal home for 11 years
and materials are more costly and difficult to apply. I use White or Buff mortar on 100% of my homes and have never had a problem. I would make sure they
Patio base idea - Like this overall look here; aggregate?
Answer to white mortar turning grey
Philip Ivory Architects
We're basing our new patio design on this photo and would love to know where the stone from the wall is from!
is the material used on the ceiling of the patio
Could you please tell me what the patio floor is made of? Thanks
This stone and mortar is amazing!! We're in Colorado and looking to do an interior wall that looks just like this...can you please share your stone and
Hi, Thanks for the question. The floor of the patio is a bluestone. Since this project is in Pennsylvania one
Heavily mortared stone. Also, the wooden conversation
Frank - check out stone floor...this stone is pretty as an accent
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Can this stone style be achieved on an existing shingled home?
Is there a type of faux i.e. lightweight stone in this type
I'm using this stone on my new house, what is the color of the roof?
Beautiful home! What kind of stone is this? Thank you.
the stone for the project is common new england fieldstone. it has been installed with the mortar "raked" out to show the stone's prominence
prominence. the stone appears to have been installed as a "dry-set" wall, using no mortar, but the stone mason's ability to select and place the stone, secured
color of the roof was natural red cedar that has darken from the exposure to the weather.
or - use natural thin veneer - Natural stone, no footings needed:)
What kid of stone is that?