The Wicked Yard

Reconstructed Moosilauke Ravine Lodge Bridges Past and Present with Natural Stone and Locally Sourced Wood

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Oct 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The inspiration for the re-imagining of Dartmouth College’s treasured Moosilauke Ravine Lodge in Warren, New Hampshire was all about bridging the past and present. Think: A new look with the same old soul. To keep in line with its North Country heritage, the historic lodge was outfitted with the same kind of rustic charm as its former structure, but it also had to meet Dartmouth’s standards for low maintenance and functional elegance.

To accomplish this ambitious, enviable goal, Dartmouth needed the perfect partner. Enter, Swenson Granite Works.

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Topics: masonry, granite, steps

How To Choose And Install The Granite Step Style That’s Right For Your Home

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Aug 9, 2017 1:37:30 PM

Your home's front door says a lot about you. It adds to the beauty and design of the exterior, impacts first impressions, and influences how people view your home.

And so do the steps leading to it.

The steps outside your home are constantly being seen and used by the members of your household, as well as guests, which is why you should take their appearance, performance, and durability into careful consideration.

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Topics: steps, granite steps, exterior, curb appeal

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