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All You Need To Know About Manufactured Stone Veneer

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Have you noticed how some houses and places have beautiful walls made of stone veneer or natural stones on the outside of homes, as well as on the inside? This manufactured Stone Veneer has been increasing in popularity over the last few years, and for good reason! Learn every single thing you need to know about manufactured stone veneer and natural stones in this article.

Manufactured Stone Veneer

A manufactured stone veneer is a man-made product that makes an exact copy of natural stone which is easier to install and less expensive. It can be used on both the interior and exterior of your places and can be applied to self-supporting walls floors,  fireplaces & firepits, outdoor kitchens, sheds & garages and etc. There are various types of manufactured stone veneers available on the market and each type has its own unique look.

Different types of stone veneer

  • Full Bed Stone Veneer: The Full bed stone veneer is normally 5-8” thick and can be made in different types of styles which shows a very genuine look but takes a lot of time and skills.
  • Thin Stone Veneer: The Thin stone veneer is usually about 1” thick and can be done in different types of styles which are easy to cut, shape, and easy to handle and saves labor costs.
  • Fieldstone: The Round veneer or Fieldstone is roundish fieldstone whose outside face is not totally flat.
  • Ledgestone: The Ledgestone veneers are generally thin and long.
  • Ashlar: The Ashlar veneer is large in size and similar to Ledgestone in shape. Somewhere Ashlar and Ledgestone are both used to achieve a more genuine look.
  • Dimensional: The Dimensional stone veneer is designed in such a way that is cut into rectangular pieces on all sides.
  • Square or Rectangular Stone Veneer: This type of stone veneer is mixed with Ledgestone and Ashlar, which is square and rectangular in shape.

The Advantages of Manufactured Stone Veneer

  • Low cost – The cost of manufactured stone veneer is easier to install than natural stone and often cheaper to purchase.
  • Long-Lasting – Manufactured stone veneers are the long-lasting and most durable veneers that have a long lifespan of over 50+ years.
  • Variation in colors – Manufactured stone veneers are available in different styles, colors, tones, and shapes compared to natural stones.
  • Minimal maintenance -Manufactured stone veneer does not require expensive maintenance.

Finding the Right Manufactured Stone for Your Home

Not all stone veneer products are created equal so hire an experienced professional manufacturer who will install your desired design for you and will share tips for taking care of it.

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