When using natural stone Kitchener homeowners get to appreciate the benefits of this attractive and versatile material. Of course, natural stone just looks good, whether it’s used inside your home or for landscaping outside, and many potential home buyers prefer it. Whether it’s used for patios, countertops, siding or firepits, there are dozens of uses for stone, and a variety of different types of stone are available, making it ideal for any home. Stone is long lasting, and won’t be damaged by fire, rain, snow or high temperatures. It can look just as good in 20 years as it did when you originally installed it and because it lasts a long time, with little maintenance needed, it’s extremely cost effective too. No synthetics or chemicals are added to natural stone, making it one of the most environmentally friendly building materials, and also one of the healthiest.