Natural Stone Veneer Blog

3 Times Manufactured Stone Veneer Is Better Than Real Stone

12/2/19 9:30 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Real Stone Veneer, Stone Veneer, faux stone, manufactured stone, cultured stone

0 Comments

The debate between manufactured stone veneer and real stone veneer is one that likely won't go away any time soon. It's something we encounter almost every day and work with our customers to guide them through the process. Although we always prefer the real stone to the imitation product, we understand there is a time and place when manufactured stone may be a better option for a project than using real stone veneer. 

Read More

How Stone Veneer Is Made (Video)

3/25/19 10:57 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Real Stone Veneer, stone resources, Stone Veneer, natural stone education, manufactured stone, video

0 Comments

When there is a discussion about stone veneer most people think of the manufactured or faux stone. We refer to our process as manufacturing but make no mistake about it, our stone is 100% real. This is a common question and we are often asked how this process works. As Director of Operations I thought a short video would help explain what we do to make the stone veneer you order from us every day. 

Real Stone Siding

Thin Stone Veneer Siding: Oak Ridge Strip

Read More

Why Stone is Ideal For All Climates

8/13/18 9:09 AM / by Guest Author posted in Guest Post, Real Stone Veneer, Stone Veneer, Residential Projects, Holly Welles, Estate Update

0 Comments

 The warm, welcoming look of a stone or partial stone exterior is classic enough to withstand the test of time. You might wonder if stone works well in different climates — and the short answer is yes — but let’s look at this question a little more in-depth.

Stone is most common in the south and central western states, but it adds an elegant touch in any climate.

Stone Exteriors

A mix of Strip, Mosaic, and Ledge, Montauk Blend to Create This Beautiful Exterior

Read More

Understanding Natural Stone Veneer

11/13/17 6:28 AM / by DelgadoStone posted in Installation, Natural Stone, Natural Stone Veneer, Stone Shapes, Real Stone Veneer

0 Comments

Before you place your order for natural stone veneer it's important for you to understand what you are buying. Natural stone, or real stone veneer, is beautiful because it's not perfect. It's from the Earth and shaped into rough patterns so the owner of the project can make it look the way they want it to. Unlike stone veneer panels or faux stone, our stone veneer arrives on a pallet in layers of individual pieces. Each pieces is unique and distinct.

Stone Veneer Packaging The top layer of a CT Blend Ashlar Pallet
Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Lists by Topic

see all

Posts by Topic

see all

Recent Posts