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How To Transform Your Fireplace with Thin Stone Veneer

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Jan 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

An updated stone fireplace can transform any space, adding rustic warmth and coziness to a living room or turning a backyard patio into a glowing gathering place for year-round enjoyment.

While heavy brick or thick stone veneer can be labor-intensive and difficult to install, thin stone veneer from Swenson Granite Works provides an excellent alternative for homeowners. Made of 100% natural stone, thin stone veneer achieves the same durability, functionality and beauty of full bed veneers.

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Topics: Fireplaces, veneer, masonry

5 Ways to Decorate Your Home’s Interior with Granite and Natural Stone

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Nov 30, 2018 8:45:00 AM

Today, more than ever, natural stone is a favorite choice of material for designers, architects and homeowners — not only for exterior projects, but for interior design as well. Whether it’s thin stone veneer walls, granite kitchen shelves or bluestone floors, incorporating natural stone into your home’s interior design means a detailed and customized appearance that is unique to the space. 

Take a look at how these New England homeowners used thin veneer, granite and bluestone from Swenson Granite Works to decorate their home interiors.

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Topics: interior, Fireplaces, veneer, Granite, Bluestone

6 Ways To Upgrade Your Home’s Exterior with Stone Veneer and Granite

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Jan 17, 2018 10:01:00 AM

 

If you’ve revamped your landscaping, but still feel like your house could use more curb appeal, it just might be time to give your exterior a makeover. With stone veneer and granite, you can make a big transformation to the look and value of your home.

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Topics: Granite, veneer, exterior, curb appeal

9 Indoor Fireplaces That Will Bring Warmth and Charm to Your Home

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Dec 20, 2017 9:47:00 AM

 

Nothing compares to the warmth and comfort a glowing fireplace will bring to your home during the colder seasons. Now, add the enduring beauty of natural stone, and you have the most charming gathering place for friends and family right in the heart of your home.

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Topics: Fireplaces, Granite, veneer

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