We just received some photos and great compliments on this project.
This customer was not sure about using regular stone products to reface his family home. The main concern was the weight and thickness of other stone materials.
Some stone products on the market are quite heavy and require a particular preparation of the surface to be able to handle the additional weight.
The way most homes are built today, walls are designed to accommodate for just vinyl siding and not other types of faux stone siding.
Some builders and homeowners consider cultured stone. In many cases they choose that route because they are not aware of Antico Elements stacked stone panels. Cultured stone is very similar to natural or cast stone. They are constructed with heavy aggregates and are still available in small pieces which make the installation a long process.
In the beautiful home before all the above hurdles have been avoided. This construction had a very plain vinyl siding materials that did not provide the look the owners were looking for. Let's face it, we all have seen vinyl siding up-close and know how fake it looks.
Vinyl siding also doesn't provide the thermal insulation that stone siding in polyurethane can. Many don't realize it but the cost of installing a better material to cover your facade will save you money in utilities.
The customer was very excited when he first saw the samples and even more when the project was completed. The charm of faux stone can be added with a short weekend of work while staying within your budget. You will have the best looking house in the neighborhood.Editor
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- Let us show you what you can create with our faux stone fireplace panels -
Whether you are planning to build a fireplace, go for a fireplace makeover of an existing one this page can help you plan the most important aspects; the look and savings!
Remember, we always have fake stone products on sale. Check out our SPECIALS
We offer refundable samples (with rebate) so that you can have something in your hands before purchasing our panels. The cost of the samples ordered will be subtracted from you next purchase and you will have a piece of mind before purchasing the full panels:
Many of our customers have opted for our Faux Stone Panels, Dry Stack and Rock Panels to avoid expensive masonry work and time consuming installations. Our Faux Stone Panels, River Rock and Fieldstone Panels are easy to install and can be used over existing surfaces like old bricks, wood, wall framing and are designed for interior and exterior uses. Take a look at some examples below. You'll appreciate the many advantages associated with our products. Finally, a faux fireplace is now very easy to create. Take a look at our Installation Page for fireplaces.
Our Alpi Stone Panels
Our Comiso Stone Panels
Our Romana Stone Panels
Most of us at some point had to deal with the stress and frustration of purchasing expensive materials, hiring expensive contractors and have little control over the process and the results of a remodeling project. Now there's an easy way to do it that saves you time and money. No need for costly Cultured Stone and heavy Stacked stone.
Weather you're interested in a complete Fireplace Remodel or Fireplace Reface or a new Fireplace - Indoor or Outdoor Fireplace and Brick Fireplace, look below for more ideas and accessories to crate a great looking Faux Stone Fireplace using Antico Elements' products :
Our Castello Stone Panels
We also have many accessories to add a more refined look to your project:
Many molding to create Fireplace Mantels and Surrounds
Mantels and Lion's Legs
You can view and purchase all of our products using the very secure shopping cart. We provide excellent customer service and support via Live Help, email or telephone. Please visit our Blog to read more about the many benefits of our our products and our company:
Our Coral Stone and Travertine Panels
One thing to note is that these products are made of high-density Polyurethane, which is a resin. We strongly suggest taking into consideration the heat emanating from a fireplace or stove. If you are not comfortable with having hardwood at that distance, maybe you need a larger clearance between our panels and the heat source. Although our products can be ordered in fire-rated, this option doesn't make them completely heat-resistant or fire-proof. The best thing to do is order a sample and run a test.