Every year at this time, Stone Haven gets ready for the winter months. Professional landscapers, architects and do it yourself enthusiasts scramble to get those natural stone walkways, stone patios or stone retaining walls finished before the snow comes in and stays for the winter. Like it or not, outdoor natural stone laying is a seasonal trade. For example, while some companies will theoretically lay a stone retaining wall during the winter, doing this requires specialized professional help, equipment to prepare the ground, and more money – lots more. It’s just easier to plan your projects when the snow is gone.
On the other hand, natural stone veneers for interiors and other interior natural stone projects can run strong through the winter. We now have a large inventory of thin natural stone for interior applications, so we will remain open for clients as long as weather permits. Depending on the weather, we anticipate remaining open anywhere from the end of November to the middle of December. While we would love to be your natural stone retailer and wholesaler 365 days a year, right now it’s a good idea to call and make an appointment. Beyond ensuring we can see you, this makes sure we can devote our fullest attention to you. At Stone Haven, we pride ourselves in helping customers fine the very best stone for their projects.
We look forward to the Spring of 2011. During the winter months we’ll be searching for new products to introduce at the start of the 2011 landscaping season. We’ll also have many of the popular varieties landscaping rocks and cut natural stone we sold this year, such as Penn Blue sandstone. We will reopen mid-March or the beginning of April 2011. Our opening day always depends on when the snow has melted and we can get into our yard. We look forward to serving you next year!