Common masonry materials include:
Cultured stone is a durable material like concrete that is finished with natural stone. They are used for veneers on retaining walls, fireplaces and step risers.
Natural stone can be rough-edged, rounded or polished like granite counter tops. Natural stone, like blue stone and brownstone, are from New York and Pennsylvania quarries.
Brick provides a refined and uniform look that complements traditional and colonial-style homes. It is available in different colors and can be installed in a variety of patterns. It is durable, nearly maintenance-free and lasts a long time.
Common non-masonry materials include: