Choose RSSY for Your Spring Hardscape and Landscaping in Northern Virginia

March 1, 2021

Choose RSSY (Rock, Sand and Stone Yard) for your Spring hardscape and landscaping ideas or requirements for your Northern VA home or business.

We can:

  • Provide stone for your front porch or patio.
  • Provide material for an outdoor fireplace or fire pit.
  • Install or repair a retaining wall.
  • Build patios and walkways with natural stone, flagstone, or paver stone.

RSSY will work closely with you or your contractor to create a hardscape design or landscape plan that is beautiful and affordable. Please call (703) 339-8095 or visit our website today to learn more. https://rssy.com

Architectural Stone Veneer – The Carolina Collection

December 4, 2020

Harvested in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, the Carolina Collection is a group of natural stone products with 10 distinct colors offered in 4 styles (or cuts), making it easy to compare and choose the perfect stone for your project. The products in this collection are also available in medium or full-bed thickness, as well as landscape products such as flagstone and decorative boulders. Call your RSSY salesperson today to start planning your Winter stone veneer jobs.

https://rssy.com/architectural-stone-veneer/

Stone Veneer Thickness:

Thin Veneer: 1″ to 3″ Average Thickness (Bed Depth)

Thick Bed Veneer: 3″ to 5″ Average Thickness (Bed Depth)

Let RSSY Provide the Materials Needed for the Perfect Patio

September 1, 2020

The summer fun doesn’t have to end just yet. Labor Day, on the first Monday of September, is the perfect occasion to bask in the late Summer heat one last time or revel in the refreshing breeze of approaching Fall weather. Do you have the perfect patio and outdoor living area to entertain your family or guests? If not, time to visit the RSSY Stone Yard in Lorton, VA! Our experienced and helpful sales staff will help you design and choose the necessary materials to build your outdoor living area. Happy Labor Day weekend!

River Rocks for Your Next Project

April 30, 2020

RSSY has various sized Rivers Rocks for your next residential or commercial project. We’ll be happy to recommend the river rocks that make the most sense for your intended project, as well as provide the option for pick-up or delivery. We have the right equipment to properly measure the amount of material you’ll need.

When we deliver to your property, we suggest dumping in your driveway to protect your yard and ensure that you get the best results from your load. Decorative landscape stone adds beauty and protects your yard by keeping down weed growth and controlling erosion. The beauty of natural stone is great for enhancing your landscape around trees, shrubs, flowerbeds, ponds and foundations.

Explore Our Stone Products at RSSY

July 10, 2019

Architectural Stone
Stop by the stone yard and see our premium line of natural stone thin veneer products produced entirely in the United States.
Wallstone
A complete line of all-natural building stone products mined and processed entirely in the United States. This line includes thin, medium and full-bed wallstones available in multiple styles.
Landcaping Stone
Stop by and see our line of natural landscaping products includes flagstone, boulders, river rock, weathered fieldstone, and decorative aggregates.

Our experienced sales representatives will be happy to work with you to design your next project. We are ready when you are. Call Us Today.

Large Variety and Inventory of Building Stones in Northern Virginia

June 3, 2019

RSSY has one of the largest varieties and inventory of building stones in Northern VA. We have stone for all types of applications: If you have a unique need, we can special order the stone you want. We carry a wide variety of flagstone to be used for patios or walkways. The large diameter of these stones makes them well suited to all types of paving situations. Colors range from gray to brown, green, dark blue, etc. Flagstone Thick & Thin, Cut Stone Thick & Thin, Cut/Dimensional Flagstone, River Stone, Cut Pattern Stone, Fieldstone Boulders, Fieldstone Steppers and much more. Call us today at (703) 339-8095 for our inventory of In-Stock Specialty Stone and Natural Veneer Stone.

We Have the Supplies for Your Retaining Wall!

April 1, 2019

For your next retaining wall project, call RSSY. We have a large inventory of Pavers and Wall Units. Nature’s uneven terrain has its charm, until you try to play croquet on a hilly lawn or enjoy a candlelit dinner on an off-kilter patio. Install a retaining wall as a backstop, though, and you can literally carve out functional outdoor spaces where once there were only precarious slopes.

Choose the Right Flagstone to Build Your Patio

March 1, 2019

RSSY has an extensive inventory of colored (browns, reds, grays, blues) Flagstone which is one of the best materials for patios primarily due to its narrow packed joints that allow water to permeate instead of running off. Visit our yard today and choose the right Flagstone to build your patio this Spring.

Add A Classic Flagstone Patio in Alexandria, VA

August 14, 2014

Flagstone Patio in Alexandria, VA

A classic flagstone patio gives Alexandria, VA homeowners significant returns on their landscaping investment.

While fieldstone and river stone have a more rounded shape, permeable flagstone in Alexandria, VA is a perfect building material for constructing facades, fireplaces, garden beds and stacked walls. But flagstone is perhaps best known for classic paving applications, including interior flooring and exterior surfaces. Flagstone in Alexandria, VA can be included in your larger landscape design where you can take advantage of coordinated shapes, cuts, and sizes of flagstone for stepping stones, walkways, driveways,  stairways and the traditional elegance of a flagstone patio in Alexandria, VA.

You can integrate elegant features into your landscape design plan, using flagstone in Alexandria, VA, including:

  • non-slip, drainage-friendly low-maintenance flagstone patios
  • safe pedestrian  pathways and walkways lit with low-voltage lighting
  • larger cuts of flagstone are ideal for constructing retaining walls, curbs and garden walls
  • elevate the appearance and function of entryways or coordinate with a driveway apron
  • create courtyards and other appealing landscaping features

Select timeless flagstone for Alexandria, VA, landscape projects and it will reward you by performing flawlessly with minimum maintenance for decades. Apart from it’s inherent beauty, superior durability and the safety of a slip-free exterior surface, the porous structure of flagstone promotes earth-friendly sustainability by aiding in stormwater management and filtration, versus a simple asphalt surface that creates additional run-off that contributes to erosion and ultimately pollutes the water in our streams, rivers, lakes and oceans.

Adding a classic flagstone patio in Alexandria, VA, adds instant value to your home, both in providing you with a graceful outdoor space to enjoy and increased market value. A classic flagstone patio is a win-win home improvement that will give you nothing but pleasure as long as you own your home.

Visit the flagstone experts at RSSY as you begin planning your flagstone patio. Alexandria, VA homeowners can trust the well-trained RSSY staff and rely on our 43 years of landscape expertise from selecting the right materials for the job to recommending a landscape contractor to door-to-door delivery. When you need help with landscape materials, planning, and installation for your new flagstone patio in Alexandria, VA, RSSY is here to help with everything you need.

Using Flagstone in Reston, VA – Professional Tips From RSSY

June 27, 2014

Flagstone Stairs at Reston, VA Home Flagstone in Reston, VA, is one of the finest materials available to create enduring patios. Flagstone is a durable and naturally slip-resistant, safer patio surface that lasts for years. Since it allows water to permeate instead of creating damaging runoff, flagstone in Reston, VA, is considered environmentally-beneficial and is highly desirable.

Flagstone patios also have a natural, organic quality in earthy shades of grays, blues, browns and reds. The most common types of flagstone in Reston, VA, used for paving and patios are sandstone, slate and limestone. The closer the quarry, the less you pay for shipping costs. So much of the flagstone in Reston, VA, is quarried in Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia, New York and Pennsylvania.

Flagstone patio prices also depend on the method of  installation. Mortaring flagstones on a concrete slab is more expensive than dry laying flagstones in Reston, VA, over a graded base of sand and gravel. Here are some additional tips about using flagstone in Reston, VA, from the landscape experts at RSSY:

  • Select flagstone by color and look for a wide variety of shapes and sizes
  • Curb costs by using flagstone in Reston, VA, in conjunction with alternate paving and landscape materials
  • See the wide RSSY selection of fill gravel for joints between flagstone in Reston, VA,
  • Include larger slabs of flagstone in Reston, VA, to create a unique walkwayFlagstone Steps with Stone Veneer
  • Ask the RSSY landscape professionals about dressing up mortared joints
  • Create patterns with a combination of irregular and cut flagstones for Reston, VA, outdoor patios and walkways with individual style
  • Grow grass or ground cover in the joints between flagstones
  • Save money by avoiding unnecessary cutting of flagstones in Reston, VA, when you design your outdoor flagstone landscape features
  • Create  naturalistic steps visually enhanced for safety
  • Creating contrast around your pool with flagstone in Reston, VA
  • Construct a permeable flagstone patio that permits rain water to safely re-enter the ground
  • Proper drainage design in the surrounding landscape ensures your flagstone patio in Reston, VA, has a smooth, safe, durable surface.

Flagstone Border for Paver Patio in Reston, VA

RSSY carries all of your landscape  materials, including an amazing selection of flagstone and natural stone, plus pavers from Belgard and Nicolock. Work with the landscape experts at RSSY and get personalized service and specific landscape recommendations for your projects.

No matter what ideas, needs or questions you have about using flagstone in Reston, VA, in your outdoor landscape design, the flagstone experts at RSSY will be your project advisor every step of the way.