Category Archives: Blog

  • Retaining the New and Elegant Look of Your Paving Stones

    Installing paving stones could be the best decision ever for your driveway, walkways, pool deck and patio. They not only add charm, but also are durable. Although the paving stones are made with materials meant to last for a long time, it is your responsibility to take care of them in order to maintain their […]

  • How Paving Stone Projects Can Increase Your Home’s Value

    If you’re looking for a surefire way to increase both the value and the enjoyment of your home, look no further than a paving stone project. Pavers have the ability to withstand harsh winter weather; this make these products a great fit for properties throughout the tri state area that experience snow, ice, rain and […]

  • Types of Real Stone Veneer

    We carry five types of natural stone here at Island Block & Masonry Supply, all of which are resistant to extreme environmental factors, such as freeze-thaw cycles that we experience during and after the harsh winters of the tri-state area. Real stone veneer, as the name denotes, was created through natural forces, so the color […]

  • Unilock Paver Product Spotlight

    We carry four complete Unilock product lines at our Long Island location of Island Block & Masonry Supply. These fine paving stones fit in perfectly with the assortment of outdoor remodeling projects preferred by residents and businesses throughout the tri state area. Take a look at the information on each of the Unilock lines we […]

  • Outdoor Living Trends for Summer 2015

    It’s nearly summer, and that means that tri-state area residents will be spending a lot more time outdoors. Installing a paving stone patio or walkway, creating a sunken seating area with pavers and a paving stone fire pit are just a few ways those who live in the northeast can take advantage of the warmer […]

  • Unique Outdoor Projects Using Stone

    We’ve outlined some different ways do-it-yourselfers out there throughout the tri-state area could update their outdoor space using pavers in a somewhat unexpected way in previous blogs, for example: Covering a concrete steps with pavers. This method is a cheaper way of adding some curb appeal to your home. DIY fire pits, seat wall and […]

  • Patio Pub and Bistro Table Kits, Barbecue Grill Islands and More

    In our previous two blogs, we featured information on some beautiful and functional Cambridge products we carry at our Long Island location, which is convenient to the entire tri-state area. Cambridge Cast Stone lends natural-looking hardscaping to any outdoor project, while waterfall & Fountain Kits from Cambridge provide high-end features that are actually affordable. We […]

  • Landscape Design Features from Cambridge: Waterfall & Fountain Kits

    Driving through the tri-state area, you will come across some stunning scenery and unique hardscaping features on residential and commercial property: fountains, mini-waterfalls, custom paving stone walkways, wallstone systems and other stunning outdoor elements. But you probably never imagined you could install this features on your very own property, some of which are completely do-it-yourself. […]

  • Cambridge Cast Stone: Natural-Looking, Affordable Hardscaping

    Pavers, or paving stones, give residential and commercial property owners throughout the tri-state area the ability to give their outdoor space a much more organic feel than poured concrete or wood decks are able to provide. Cast stone by Cambridge features colors and textures that resemble natural stone you would find in nature, and the […]