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.
landscaping with natural stone helps for extreme weather.

Landscaping for More Extreme Weather

Over the past decade California has experienced more extreme weather, including wetter winters and drier summers.  In order to prepare ...
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Who is the right professional for your hardscape and landscape projects at home?

Finding the Right Type of Professional

One of the most common dilemmas when starting any home project is “who should we hire?” Depending on the location, ...
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Outdoor living space using natural stones like Fond Du Lac.

How to Start An Outdoor Living Space Project

It’ll be spring before you know it. We promise. You’ve been dreaming of adding an outdoor living space for awhile ...
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Peninsula Building Materials Celebrates 100 Years

For over 100 years, Peninsula Building Materials has been dedicated to supplying materials for masonry contractors, builders and architects. Our ...
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