What is the Indiana Limestone Authorized Contractor Program?
The Indiana Limestone authorized contractor program is a unique program in Ontario that offers landscapers and contractors the benefit of professional support they need to be successful in their business and their projects. The program is backed and supported by Indiana Limestone/Polycor.
In addition, landscapers and contractors will have access to a specialized representative who has extensive experience in the industry to assist them should they require it.
Who We Are?
Outside Stone is a distributor of all Indiana Limestone/Polycor products to stone dealers in Ontario, Canada. We have over 20+ years of combined experience in both the industry and in business.
3 Reasons Why You Should Join
Sales and Marketing Support
Sales and Marketing Benefits
Leads, marketing materials and more. We help you grow your business and win projects.
Education and Training Support
Education and Training Benefits
Education is key to success. We provide you training and workshops that go beyond installations.
We Celebrate Your Success
Professionalism, integrity and hardwork. We want others know about your achievement.
Sales and Marketing Benefits
Lead referral system
Get qualified leads sent to you whenever an inquiry is made about a limestone project.
Tradeshow material credit
We can help you promote Indiana Limestone by providing materials at a tradeshow
Polycor Marketing Media
Access to all the professional Polycor marketing media
Polycor Catalog and Binder
Get beautiful printed brochures and a technical resource field binder
Free sample kits
Sample kits, veneer boards, mockup panels, and request custom samples
Education and Support Benefits
Get training for you and your team in best practices
Responsive Technical Support
Support by phone, email, video and in-person
Quarry Tours and Seminars
Learn how Indiana Limestone is mined, made, and used
Business Strategy / Profit Building Workshops
Grow your business and profits with proven strategies
Annual Polycor Master Craftman Awards Program
Be recognized for excellence in craftmanship among your peers
Annual President's Award Program and Banquet
Top contractors are invited and recognized at the annual Polycor sales meeting
If you finished a project that you want to promote, we would love to help you in getting the word out.
Do you need help with your website or need help some creative expertise? When you are a part of the program, we'll pay and run social media advertising for the area that you serve*. Yes we can help.
*Terms and conditions apply.
Frequently Asked Questions?
We believe that education is key to success. We know that contractors are an important part of the customer journey to starting a landscape project. The more knowledgeable the contractor is the greater chance of success in winning the bid and/or completing the project successfully.
There is absolutely no cost to join the program nor is there a cost to stay in the Indiana Limestone Authorized Contractor Program.
Any landscaping contractor in Ontario can apply to be a part of the Indiana Limestone Authorized Contractor program.
We believe that requirements are necessary to ensure that the end-user or customer can enjoy the benefits of having Indiana Limestone installed. Here is what we are looking for in a contractor:
- Experience in installing natural stone, preferably Indiana Limestone
- Provide a 2-year warranty on workmanship
- Business license
- Proof of 3 completed projects with pictures
- Agree to education seminar and/or training sessions
- Agree to review of completed projects
There are requirements because we want to ensure that professionalism and quality of the workmanship is aligned with the cachet of Indiana Limestone. The Indiana Limestone Authorized Contractor Program helps customers understand that they are hiring contractors that the they can trust and depend on.
No. We know that contractors come in various sizes and specializations and that everyone has their strengths. We want to know what type of projects you like to work on and the size of those projects. By understanding this, we feel comfortable referring potential clients to you knowing that the job will be well done.