Benson Stone Company | 1100 11th Street Rockford, IL 61104 | 815.227.2000

Ideas, Inspiration & Store Updates

Tour This Extraordinary Outdoor Living Space in Byron, IL

Join Us on a Private Tour of this Incredible Outdoor Living Space When this homeowner invited us to come out and tour his elaborate backyard oasis, we were thrilled. His property backs up to a forest preserve, and the wild native plants and birds are such a joy in the summertime. His wrap-around patio and […]

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furniture for kids and pets

Furniture Design Guide for Homes with Kids and Pets

How can you choose the best furniture for kids and pets? If your home is anything like ours, your halls echo with the squeals of children and the patter of paws. Choosing furniture that can hold up to tiny hands and furry friends is a careful balancing act, but as a seasoned furniture designers, we’ve […]

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Stories From Our Flooring Installers

We’re truly blessed to have such experienced, dedicated flooring installers on the team here at Benson Stone. It makes a world of difference to have respectful, reliable craftsmen working on your project – especially when they’re working right in your home. We caught up with a few of them this week, and asked them to share […]

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bright scandinavian kitchen remodel project by benson stone co

The Magic of Kitchen Renovation

Welcome to a behind-the-scenes look at the magic of kitchen renovation! The kitchen is the heart of the home, and our team has the privilege of transforming ordinary kitchens into extraordinary ones. Today, we’ll to give you some insight into our values and motivations as award-winning kitchen designers.  When you start your kitchen design journey […]

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Recliner for a New Mom

My name is Dana, and I’m a furniture consultant here at Benson Stone Co. I want to share a story with you that really highlights the convenience of our recliner warehouse up on the 4th floor. This spring, a couple came in that was expecting their first child. As the soon-to-be mother approached her due […]

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Spring Landscape Materials

Shop the area’s largest selection of unique, professional-grade landscape materials here at Benson Stone Co. in Rockford! Spring means renewal and rejuvenation in the world around us. As the weather gets warmer and the flowers start to bloom, it’s the perfect time to be outside enjoying nature! Here are a few ideas from our store […]

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The Secrets of Amish Furniture

John Otto shares some of the secrets of Amish furniture craftsmanship, and explains what makes it so special. It can be a real struggle to find things that are well made anymore. I know you’ve seen it too. The market today is full of corner-cutting, cheap substitutes, and products that were designed to be thrown […]

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Elevate Your Home with Stone Countertops

Granite expert Gordon shares the top three reasons why he recommends stone countertops as a great investment for your home. I’ve been in the stone industry for over 20 years. When it comes to countertops, I can tell you from both professional and personal experience that stone is head and shoulders above laminate, wood, or […]

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Love Letter to Leather Sofas

Designer Darlene shares the top reasons why she recommends leather for your home. Right after my husband and I got married, we bought a brand new leather sofa. A plush, Chesterfield style three-seater with high arms in a rich, dark brown color.  That was over thirty years ago, and that same sofa is still the […]

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Play Flooring Designer with a Pic of Your Home

Check out our new flooring tool & get flooring tips from our beloved home design consultant, Tamara. This is a total game-changer…  We used to just send folks home with little flooring samples and ask them to imagine what that new flooring would look like in the whole room. Now we’ve got something even better! […]

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