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Faux Stone Veneer v. Real Stone: What's The Difference?

2/17/19 2:37 PM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Natural Stone Veneer, faux stone, manufactured stone, Natural Stone, natural stone education

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One of the most common questions we receive has to do with the difference in faux stone veneer and real stone veneer. Faux stone has many names: cultured, manufactured, fake, and artificial are a few that come to mind. It can often be confusing for the first time buyer of these products to determine if they are looking at a real or natural stone product or something that is manufactured. 

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Can you spot the difference between real and fake stone veneer?

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How To Select The Right Stone Veneer

12/10/18 8:33 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Stone Veneer, Natural Stone, Natural Stone Veneer, Thinstone, Homeowner

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We know selecting the right stone veneer for your project is not an easy task. I struggle to make a decision when there are too many options on a menu and that's one meal. The stone veneer you are selecting is likely something you will look at every day for many years to come. We want you to get it right so you have something you are thrilled with every time you or someone you are with sees it. 

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Authorized Dealer Display: Don't Rely on Pictures, See It Before You Buy It

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Long Island Vineyard Selects CT Blend Thinstone

10/24/18 11:21 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Long Island, CT Blend, Vineyard, Commercial Projects, Natural Stone Veneer

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It was an exciting time for us when the team at Del Vino Vineyard (Northport, NY) selected their stone and placed the order with one of our Authorized Dealers on Long Island. As the vineyard nears its grand opening we were excited to see pictures of the completed exterior.

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CT Blend Sq&Rec Thinstone Exterior at Del Vino Vineyard

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Long Island Stone Veneer Patio Project

6/13/18 12:56 PM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Thinstone Veneer, Long Island, Residential Projects, Stone Veneer, Natural Stone Veneer, CT Blend

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Natural stone veneer is used for many exterior applications. It's common for siding, chimneys, fireplaces, walls, fire pits, and several other applications. Our natural stone steps and flagging continue to increase in popularity but this Long Island patio took our thinstone veneer and used it in a simple and unique way: risers

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Stone Veneer Risers on a Long Island Patio

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Building A Stone Wall? Try These 3 Tips!

6/1/18 12:30 PM / by DelgadoStone posted in stone wall, Natural Stone Veneer, Landscaping

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There is a good chance you pass by a stone wall every day. They are so common you may not even notice them. That's the first step of having a stone problem, noticing it. The next step is acting on it. Now that you see stone walls all over the place, you're going to want to build your very own stone wall. 

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Sterling Tan Ashlar Stone Wall

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