Masonry and Stone
The dictionary defines masonry as the craft of building structures with stone or brick. Masonry is a broad term. It includes layering stone or brick directly atop each other as well as the use of concrete or mortar to set the material.
Anyone can pile rocks on top of each other, but if the rocks are not set well, our New Jersey weather may break that pile. Harsh winter freezes, spring thaws, and heavy rains can fracture and wash away poorly built masonry work. To avoid that result you need stonemasons who are familiar with local conditions and have learned how to build rock structures to withstand those weather effects.
Want structures more complex than simple walls? Want to use natural rock rather than brick or blocks? Both together? For that kind of project to last well you really need stonemasons doing the work.
To become a qualified stonemason requires at least five to 10 years of experience. Horizon Landscape employs several very skilled stonemasons who have worked with us for many, many years. The custom landscape masonry work they’ve built have withstood our coldest, hottest, wettest seasons and are as beautiful and solid now as the day they were laid.
They’re able to handcraft structures that combine natural stone, such as bluestone or limestone, with a wide assortment of bricks and blocks to create custom landscape features as distinctive as they are stunning. If you need a retaining wall, garden path, pool deck, patio and cover, or water feature, don’t settle for mundane. Make it distinctive and worthy of showing it off. Call Horizon Landscape and our designers, landscapers, and stonemasons will combine the essence of nature in your landscape with the grandeur of masonry.
For examples of Horizon’s masonry work, see the photos and pages
If your landscape project includes masonry work, or you think that kind of work might augment your project, contact Horizon Landscape today for help. We have met and exceeded our clients’ landscaping expectations in Northwest Bergen County and surrounding areas for more than 40 years. Let us use our local knowledge and experience to meet your landscape desires.
We’d be happy to learn more about your project ideas and give you input based on our decades of experience. Please call us at (201) 848-0022, contact us, or stop by our Wyckoff office today!
Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them.
– Psalm 111:2