Natural stone is widely-used in most landscaping and home construction projects. There are a large number of natural stones to choose from, and you will find that they are available in a variety of hues and tones.
Companies such as BellStone Masonry Supply can provide you the stone materials you need for your project in Aledo, Weatherford, Willow Park, and Benbrook. They also cater to customers in and around Fort Worth, Arlington and Haslet’ and customers from Mansfield, Southlake also Burleson also source stone veneer supplies from this company.
Stone is available in the form of blocks and slabs and may be installed on different areas in your landscape such as patios and decks, outdoor kitchen flooring, fireplace and fire pit areas as well as entranceway walls, boundary walls and retaining walls etc. While stone features look stunning in almost all types of settings, the material is quite heavy when it is in the form of blocks and slabs.
Aside from this, the stone installation is a specialized job and quite time-consuming as well which escalates the labor costs and the cost of the project overall. If you like the look of natural stone, but don’t want to deal with all the other downsides of the material, you should consider getting stone veneer installed.
What Is Stone Veneer?
Stone veneer is thin natural stone tiles that are available in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and textures. These tile-like pieces can be affixed to plain concrete walls to enhance their appearance and give them the old-world look or earthy look you want. The natural stone veneers you choose can be as easily fixed to the walls using either a cement mortar mix or a special adhesive.
What makes stone veneers great is that they can also be affixed on wood, metal and drywall as well as brick. These materials are significantly cheaper than natural stone blocks and slabs and become the perfect choice for cost-effective landscaping and building features. They don’t fade, are weather-resistant, easy to maintain. When you get good quality veneers installed from experts, you don’t have to worry about them falling off, cracking or becoming damaged.
Types of Stone Veneers
If you want to create a very unique look, you can also use a mix and match of different types of outdoor stone veneers in a creative manner to create type of look you want on your property. Some of the popular veneer stones you can choose from include:
- Bellmont Blend Chopped
- Blue Charcoal
- Blue Charcoal Ledgestone
- Blue Brown
- Buff Lueders
- Carolina Ledge Stone
- Charleston Blend Stone Dark Brown
- Charleston Blend Stone Light Brown
- Chocolate Lueders
- Chocolate Sandstone
- Cottage Cobble Stone
Aside from these, you can create stunning outdoor spaces with veneers such as Double Antique, Driftwood Stone, Granbury BigBlock, Grey Surface Drystacked, Hillbilly, Highland, Hickory, House Blend, Mossy Oak Builders Stone and many more.
Creating beautiful outdoor spaces requires the creativity of landscape designers; but the longevity of features in the outdoor spaces of your property depends on the quality of stone veneer and masonry used. Companies like BellStone Masonry Supply are proven specialists in this field and can provide you the type of high quality stone veneers you need.