The demand for manufactured stone is growing more and more in the residential commercial construction, landscaping, and masonry industry.
Fake Stone made from state of the art synthetic material, polyurethane, and color pigments are used in molds to create the authentic looking, veneers used on simulated fake rock. Technology is now using scratch resistant agents and additives to enhance the texture and fell of fake stone and brick. With countless variations of products on the market any project can be done easily and can be done as a “DIY” project.
An interesting and creative approach is to create molds that look like actual stone. Molds are now being used to have the look of fieldstone (smooth and textured to resemble rocks plowed in farmland), soapstone, flagstone, slate as well as brick.
One should not be intimidated by working with fake stone. We are now seeing fake stone rock in all types and sizes of projects both commercial and residential. In commercial projects such as amusement parks and zoos
Fake stone is used both in interior and exterior projects. Many buildings are now using fake stone panels on the outside to look like real stone structures. Many builders are using this process instead of stucco or actual brick mason material.
“DIY” enthusiasts should not shy away from using fake stone. There are numerous home projects that are now being done. Outside of the home, faux stone is being used to create outdoor kitchens and barbeque areas. Using fake stone products allow the homeowner to not only have the personal satisfaction of “getting there hands dirty” but also it increases the beauty and charm of there home. Those in the real-estate industry knows that esthetics can increase the value of property by the “curb appeal” alone.