Christien R. Stone
Prices listed apply to local contracts and include all materials and preperation (excavation, drainage...) required to complete standard applications. Added excavation and preperation required to complete contracts in problamatic settings will be performed at additional hourly rates. Contract costs may vary depending on type of stone chosen and location.
C.R. Stone always prepares stonework bases in problamatic areas by: Excavating from 8" to 12" (depending on underlying composition), installing proper drainage of 3/4" clean crushed stone in a layer of 4" to 8" (well compacted), installing a layer of geotechtile fabric over clean product drainage layer to prevent infiltration from above layers of finer product, installing 0-1/4" stone dust or equivalent material in which to set stonework.
Starting at $28.00 per square face foot (L x H) for certain varieties of field stones and building stones. Examples show below.
Tighter joints within faces require cutting, prices may vary depending on desired joint widths. Joints vary from standard to an average of 1/2".
Insets within wall faces, both retaining or New England style walls, start at an additional $465.00 per inset, as shown to the left.
New England (double faced) walls
Starting at $28.00 per square face foot ((L x H)for each side) for certain varieties of field stones and building stones. Examples show below.
Posts start at $34.00 per square face foot (LxH)x number of faces
Solid steps (full thickness with one stone) start at $85.00 per linear foor (width of desired step) for certain varieties of stone
Steps with risers (1 1/2" to 3" thick slabs built to desired level with smaller stone) start at $75.00 per linear foot (width of desired step) for certain varieties of stone
Patios and Walks (always hand cut for natural look, for most applications)
Starting at $32.00 per suare foot of surface area (LxW) for certain varieties of stone including PA Blue stone. Smaller joints may effect price depending on joint width average desired.
Starting at $2,495.00 for small ponds (average 3' x 5') with solid liners. Including stone border, pump, liner, some plants and planting, and complete installation for standard area applications.
Large ponds completed by contract estimated hourly charges, available with natural clay linning and any stone or floating stepping stones and water falls.
Driveways *heated drives and walks available to prevent snow build up in winter months
Starting at $45.00 per square foot of surface area (LxW) for certain varieties of stone including PA Blue Stone shown below with 4" grass joints.
No matter what your desired outdoor project consists of, I'll take care of all your needs from start to finish.
To answer a comonly asked question, which should be asked when hiring a landscape contractor.