What You Need to Know About Stone Veneers
While it is popular and boosts curb appeal, the hand-carved stone face can be expensive and burdensome. But alternatives offered by Garden State Brickface are changing that.
Garden State Brickface is well known for its stucco hand-carved stone face, which was created in the 1960s. Back then, the only options for a stone look was to use real stone, which was heavy, time consuming to install and expensive, or hand-carved stucco.
But with manufactured stone veneer, a home or business can have a stone face that looks great, adds value and comes in a wide variety of looks.
Stone face was a popular option for buildings for decades until manufactured stone veneer became a viable alternative. Garden State Brickface made the switch in 2015 for a variety of reasons, and it has been popular ever since when it comes to adding curb appeal to a home or business.
Following are some features and benefits of manufactured stone veneer:
- It is fabricated using a lightweight concrete mix to ensure strength and durability
- Dozens of different styles and shapes
- Wide variety of color options
- Overall look resembles real stone
Important factors when considering manufactured stone veneer and deciding which product is best suited to your project include:
- Price point
- Installation time
- Product weight
- Final appearance
- Product longevity