Bluestone Patios Union NJ

Bluestone Patios Union NJ

Bluestone patios can be very beautiful. The stone itself is lovely. Bluestone can be rectilinear (squared off) or it can have a natural, uneven shape.If choosing the rectilinear style, you may use all one size or varying sizes in the pattern. When using this type of bluestone, one of the most important considerations is quality workmanship. At Bluestone patios Union NJ we provide highly durable and quality concrete patio service.

Shapes and Patterns

Typical bluestone sizes are 12″ x 12″, 12″ x 18″, 18″ x 24″, and 24″ x 24″. These rectilinear stones can be laid parallel to another structure such as your residence, or they can be laid on the diagonal. Laying it on the diagonal gives it even more interest. Bluestone can also be free form, where the stones are irregular in shape.

Artistic Home Improvement is committed to giving our customers the personalized service they expect, and the quality of work they will enjoy for many years to come. Bluestone patios Union NJ know that professional Handyman Services can make a world of difference to the appearance of your home or business. At Artistic Home Improvement, we are professional in every aspect of our work, from start to finish.

Ways To Set Bluestone. Bluestone can be dry laid.

  • The ground is excavated. Stone, such as quarry stone is placed in the bottom layer. Sand or stone dust is the next layer and the stones laid on top of this.
  • The stones may be laid tight together or a small space may be left between them. Joint sizes of 1/4 inch to 3/8 inch look nice. A sandy material is then swept into the joints.
  • Another option for the joints is polymeric sand, but this can have issues, such as cracking. Also, it rather defeats the purpose of having a dry laid application, since polymeric sand hardens.

Bluestone can also be wet laid where it is set in concrete.

    • Cracking is possible with this method, particularly in areas with lots of freeze-thaw conditions.
    • A concrete base must be laid on virgin soil or soil that is tamped in layers.