-Semco Natural Stone Thin Veneer
-Buechel Natural Stone
-Stone Transitions Stone Trim & Hearthstone
-Isokern Modular Fireplace Systems
-Masonry Chemicals & Mortar Coloring
-AMICO Self Furring Metal Lath
-Drainage & Moisture Control, Flashing Products
-Foundation & Brick Vents
-Cultured Stone Architectural Stone Trim
Cultured Stone for you home is the perfect choice to enhance any home. Did you ever notice that the nicest homes have stone? Its no wonder. Stone adds beauty and value to any size home. Improves the curb appeal and updates the appearance. Stone for inside your home adds texture, demension and style. View our gallery of projects for ideas and inspiration. Please contact us for product information, to find a showroom and a mason for your project
As the Largest Wholesale Distributor of Cultured Stone® in the Country, Instone has the ability to connect you with a Dealer and or Mason that can assist you with your masonry home improvement project. Instone has over 650 Dealers between the Northeast and Midwest. You can be assured that we can help find the perfect stone for your home. Contact us today to locate a dealer/mason near you.
Here are a few questions to consider when choosing a mason. Make sure your mason is current with the best practices of Cultured Stone and the industries. Over the years there has been significant changes and improvement to masonry installation.
Products now exist that are designed to prevent water damage by allowing moisture to escape from behind the installed stone. Your mason should be informed and following these best practices.
What you should ask:
Do you follow the Manufacture Veneer Masonry Association recommended installation guidelines?
These guidelines are only recommendations created by a coalition of stone veneer manufactures. Masons are not required to use them. These guidelines have been revised due to the need to allow proper moisture drainage which over time can cause damage. Make sure your mason is following these guidelines for the prevention of water damage.
Are you a Certified Cultured Stone Installer?
A Cultured Stone Certified Installer has been trained,
has had: their quality of work checked, background checked, are licensed and properly insured.
Are you current with the manufactures best practices?
Manufactures and Dealers offer training on new products and best practice yearly. A good mason will be informed and following these best practices.
What brand products do you install?
Warranty, stone thickness and depth of color is very important as not all stone veneers are created equal. Know what is going under the stone. This is important to protect your home from damage. Here is a list of recommended products:
• Cultured Stone • ProStone•
Semco Natural Stone Veneer• Keene Rain Screen Drainage Systems
• Keene Weep Screed• AMICO EZ Bead, Window/Door Drip Edge
• Self Furring Lath: AMICO Metal self furring lath & Spider Lath self furring fiberglass lath
For a list of Select Installers and Dealers please contact Instone today 888-467-8250 http://www.instoneco.com/
More Ideas for your home:
Culture Stone® for your home will undoubtedly add curb appeal, beauty, increase the value and add comfort to your living space.
By adding stone veneer to just the exterior entranceway it can have a dramatic impact and give an updated refreshed look on any home, simply with very little investment.
Interior decorating with cultured stone gives you infinite choices with 134 colors and textures to suit your style. exterior entranceway, accenting a wall, stairway or installing a fireplace can add dimension, texture and natural beauty that only stone can give.
Taking it out back! Make more of your outdoors. You can design your backyard for comfort and relaxation with an outdoor kitchen, outdoor fireplaces or living centers. Don’t wait for someday. Enjoy your home now.
Please contact us for information about any of our product lines, where you can purchase or find a certified select installer near you.