Choosing Outdoor Granite

Unknown-4It’s no tall tale that if you don’t like the weather in Texas: just blink because it’ll change – and most likely at the most inopportune time. Over the last ten years – the range has included Easter snow; Spending the Thanksgiving holiday outdoors grilling turkey and wearing shorts to the mall in December to do last-minute Christmas shopping. However, one thing you can always expect in Texas during the summer are scorching temps to arrive in July and stick around through August. The sun CAN take a toll on your outdoor custom stonework so choose well and here are some tips to help you do just that:

  • Don’t use dark colors because they get HOT!
  • Modern stone production utilizes a resin enhancement technique that can cause stone color to fade some in outdoor applications so ask for non resin enhanced material.Stain-Proof-1
  • Protect your investment from the outdoor elements by making sure you have a seal applied to your finished product.The Rock Docs recommend one  that we use exclusively called “DRY-TREAT” that now comes with a 25-year warranty.
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