DIY

Installation Techniques in the Industry:

Even when you do it yourself, you’re never “by yourself.” At Midwest Decorative Stone you can always ask for help! We will gladly help to answer any questions you may have. You may also checkout the following “how to” videos to answer some of the common questions regarding installation of our products. We can also refer you to a qualified contractor if you decide you would rather have a professional take care of your project.



Retaining walls are designed to restrain soil to unnatural slopes. They are used to bound soils between two different elevations often in areas of terrain possessing undesirable slopes or in areas where the landscape needs to be shaped severely.

Project shape and paver style, color and pattern are largely a matter of personal taste. They should reflect your style and complement your home and landscape. They should also fit the function of your project and the needs of the people who will use them.

Installing polymeric sand is a common practice when installing a patio or pathway. Doing so helps with weed control while still allowing water to permeate thru.

Protect your patio pavers, enhance color, and extend the life with paver sealer application. Sealers are available in matte and wet-look finishes to create your ideal look.