Choosing the Right Patio Stone with Wicki Wholesale Stone, Inc.: PA's Comprehensive Guide

Choosing the Right Patio Stone with Wicki Wholesale Stone, Inc.: PA’s Comprehensive Guide

If you’re looking to embellish your outdoor space, choosing the right patio stone can make all the difference. Patio stones add a unique charm and character to any home, turning a rather bland space into an inviting setting ideal for gatherings, relaxation, and daily enjoyment. However, natural stones, with its multitude of options, might be overwhelming to select. This is where we, Wicki Wholesale Stone, Inc., can help, wen offer an extensive array of natural stones – perfect for your patio right here in PA.

Why Choose Natural Stone?

Natural Stones offer unparalleled beauty, durability, and versatility for any landscape design. Because they weather naturally, they blend seamlessly into your outdoor spaces, giving off an organic feel, unlike any other materials. Plus, they’re incredibly resilient—withstanding severe weather without losing their charm, or color.

Selecting Your Stone: Factors to Consider

  1. Appearance: With a variety of colors, textures, and patterns, natural stones offer diverse aesthetic possibilities.
  2. Durability: Some stones are better suited for high-traffic areas, while others are ideal for decorative lower traffic areas.
  3. Subsurface: Patio stones come in varying thicknesses. Typically anything less than 1.5″ thick should be wet laid on a concrete foundation, anything more can be dry laid on a crushed stone base. We sell both dry and concrete base thicknesses.
  4. Climate: It’s essential to choose stones that can stand up to PA’s weather particularities.
  5. Maintenance: Depending on your lifestyle and how much time you’re willing to invest in maintenance, some stones may be more suitable than others.

Choosing the type of stone

At Wicki Wholesale Stone, Inc., we specialize in a comprehensive selection of natural stones to suit all your landscaping needs. Among our most popular options:

  1. Bluestone: overwhelmingly the most popular stone for patios in Pennsylvania, the beauty and durability of bluestone is well known
  2. Granite: Known for its toughness and longevity, perfect for high-traffic patios.
  3. Sandstone: sandstone is compressed sand – many types of stone for patios are sandstone (including bluestone). We offer a wide range of colorful sandstone choices

Your FAQs Answered

Are natural stone patios durable?

Natural stone patios are incredibly durable and can withstand Pennsylvania’s varying climate patterns without losing their appeal.

What if I have specific design requirements?

At Wicki Wholesale Stone, Inc., we pride ourselves on catering to our clients’ unique needs. Our team is dedicated to helping you find the perfect stone that satisfies your design requirements.


Selecting the right natural stone for your patio is no small task, but with expert guidance and a myriad of options available at Wicki Wholesale Stone, Inc., the process becomes significantly easier and is enjoyable. Your choices are clearly laid out in our display area and you can survey the inventory area of yard to see more of the stone that interests you. Embrace the opportunity to make your outdoor space an extension of your personal aesthetic while benefitting from the longevity and resilience of natural stone.