PBM design and build blog for how tos ,tips and ideas to your indoor and outdoor natural stone, brick, manufactured stone, stone veneer and other projects.

Welcome to Peninsula Building Materials' Design & Build Blog!  PBM specializes in natural stone, manufactured stone, brick, pavers, natural stone veneer and more. Stay in tune with industry trends, new building material products and local project highlights. Follow our best practices and tips for successful landscape, hardscape and interior stone project completion. Let us help you find the best products that represents the look, feel and integrity of your design.

PBM Blog covering topics related to outdoor hardscape and alndscape projects using high quality natural stone, bricks, pavers, manufactured stone. Serving Northern California since 1923.
Luxurious Tuscany Beige travertine patio surrounding a long swimming pool, perfect for outdoor relaxation and entertainment, highlighting durable and stylish travertine pavers from Peninsula Building Materials.

Create Your Own Outdoor Oasis With Beautiful Travertine Pavers!

1. Let's Get Started on Your Outdoor Oasis! Are you dreaming of transforming your outdoor space into a luxurious oasis ...
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Elegant back patio featuring a pool with bluestone coping providing a slip-resistant, clean edge that defines the pool perimeter, surrounded by natural stone decking materials, enhancing both safety and design aesthetics.

Transform Your Poolside: Innovative Coping Ideas for Your Next Renovation

You're planning your pool deck renovation and installation. You’ve already selected the hardscape material and you think you’re done. But ...
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Discover Porcelain- 1 afternoon only!

Discover the possibilities with porcelain on Thursday, March 14! Porcelain is the perfect choice for outdoor environments, from gardens to ...
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Tips for Installing Thin Stone Veneer 

Have you ever seen a stonemason trowel mortar onto a stone veneer? He’d call it buttering and make it look ...
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Spring Vendor Showcase -March 13

BE INSPIRED by NEW 2024 Products > Showcasing Specialty Stone & Brick > Hands-On Demonstrations > Wood-Fired Pizza by Mugnaini ...
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3 Material Choices for Driveway Pavers 

Do you have oil stains or a worn-out, cracked driveway? Here are some ideas and tips to consider when replacing ...
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