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June 9, 2014
Carlos Llamas wrote:
Tod, what type of exterior stone is this? Also the smear, do they clea - Exterior stone
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ztaylor03
Beautiful! Who did the landscape design?
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Crystal Gatewood
What color is this stone? Is it considered a sandy buff?
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June 2, 2014
karenloeffel wrote:
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Todd
The smear is just the mortar that the stone was laid up in, and was not completely cleaned off. We used a buff mortar mix which is regular brick sand with white mortar mixed together.
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February 17, 2014
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Todd
This is a true stone facade. The material cost is around $150/ton delivered to our site in DFW. We budget around $12-$13 per face square foot of exterior walls to buy all the materials and pay the labor to install the stone. Hope that helps.
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November 15, 2013
johnandjohn wrote:
Outdoor lighting is amazing. Where are they from?
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Todd
The homeowner purchased most of their light fixtures from Lee Lighting in Colleyville, Texas.
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July 27, 2013
kchase1201 wrote:
beautiful shutters! - Can you tell me where you got them?
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Todd
The shutters were made on site by our trim carpenters out of 1" x 6" cedar material.
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February 11, 2013
pfinch wrote:
Beautiful!! Are the large square slabs colored, salted concrete or a natural stone?
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pfinch
Thank you Todd!! This is just a stunning look.
    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 12:13PM
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pfinch
Todd, did you add any color to the slabs or is that just the color of the concrete? It almost has a blue/ grey color
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November 23, 2012
jillian-james wrote:
Love this stone, what is it called?
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Todd
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' to try and make it look old. Hope that helps.
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jillian-james
Yes it does, thank you so much!
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October 4, 2014
gagliol wrote:
What color of Chopped Grandbury is this?

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