Waterfalls and outdoor living areas continue to be popular pool additions. By using real stone veneer, you can get natural beauty and superior durability.
Working with Stone Veneer
Learn more about working with stone veneer including installation tips, durability, and maintenance.
Top Stone Blends for 2023
We’re often asked which stones are the most popular. To answer that question, we looked at past sales history, inquiries, current market conditions, and design trends.
Did your favorite make the list?
Choosing Between Brick and Stone for Your Home
When designing the exterior of a home, it’s important to consider factors such as the style of the home, the budget, and the climate. Choosing materials and features that are durable, energy-efficient, and low-maintenance can help save money and time in the long run.
Understanding Different Stone Veneer Styles
Several stone veneer styles look similar, but they are not created equal. When choosing the right stone veneer style for your home or project, it’s important to understand different stone veneer options and which projects are best suited for each style.
Choosing the Best Stone Veneer
When embarking on a new home build or renovation project, you are faced with countless decisions. When deciding on the best stone veneer for your project, there are three main things you need to consider: ordering, installation, and the finished look.
Homeowner Confesses: “I Didn’t Know Better”
Guest post from a Natural Facing customer: “Every time I sit in my back yard and stare at our rapidly deteriorating stone wall, I wonder why we were never presented options for real stone. Did they think it was out of our budget? Do they not know the benefits of real stone? Did they think it was too hard to install?”
Increase Your Home’s Value With Stone Veneer
According to the National Association of REALTORS®, curb appeal can have significant influence on how your house is perceived by neighbors and potential buyers—ultimately fetching a higher price on the market, up to 7% more than homes with low curb appeal.
What is Adhered Stone Veneer?
Whether you are a homeowner or a designer, the appearance and durability of exterior and interior accents are vital when you are designing, upgrading, or modifying a space.
Stone Veneer for Outdoor Living
From retaining walls to outdoor kitchens, natural sawn thin stone veneer connects your space with nature. Products like Natural Facing are made from 100% natural stone that is cut to a thickness of approximately 3/4″ to 1.5″. This allows masons to apply stone veneer without the cost and weight of building stone. It will feel like you are on vacation without leaving your home.
Natural Sawn Thin vs. Manufactured Stone Veneer
Both manufactured stone and sawn thin stone can be classified as stone veneer. The two products are alternatives to heavy building stone. While they may look similar at first, the differences are vast: