Stepping Stone / July 5, 2018 / Christine
Stepping stones are something every one can use to upgrade the house look it is not only practical but is also a great opportunity of every member of the family to contribute and help and even the one of us who are not that creative can still try and think about a stepping stone concept create and design a unique and creating set of stepping stones for your family house.
After the rain it will be dangerous walking on the grass as it becomes wet and slippery. The stones are helpful as we can step on them to avoid walking on the grass. They also ensure our kids safety when they are playing on our garden as they will not fall because of the wet ground. Their feet will keep clean when they enter the home and step on the floor. Do you ever imagine having moveable stones? If so why do not you consider rubber stepping stones? This kind of stepping pads is extremely lightweight so you can move it to any parts of garden you desire.
Normally there are 3 types of base material used depending on the use of the stone. Regular concrete is used most often when a stone is actually part of a pathway and decorations such as small mosaic tiles or colored stones are used for visual effect. Stepping stone concrete is used when a more intricate pattern (or 3d effect from a mold) is used. It is finer grained so there is less likely to be an air pocket in a detailed area. Finally there is plaster of paris; it is VERY fine grained and will hold the best detail of all; but lacks the strength necessary to hold up under harsh weather or traffic conditions. Garden stepping stones of this material should be ornamental only and in an area protected from weather and harsh temperatures.