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Stone veneers have all shades, hues, patterns, and flows, which are coming from eons of geological processes. Thus, you can witness all kinds of natural beauty in stone veneers that you may have with the natural stone blocks or slabs used in the construction as load-bearing elements. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: 10 Things to know about Natural Stone Veneer

10 Things to know about Natural Stone Veneer
  • If you ever had Google for a single word Veneer
    and end up with teeth veneers on the dental
    crown, you might have realized that the concept
    of stone veneer in the construction industry is
    not farther than that.


A dental veneer is a slice of porcelain carved to fit on the exterior face of a tooth. It hides the anomaly of the original tooth behind it and also decorates the tooth by giving a real tooth-like look. The same goes true for the stone veneers, which are substituting the appearance of natural stone blocks in the construction and lets decorate our interior and façade in innovative ways without compromising with a structural strength that comes with RCC.
1. What Is Natural Stone Veneer?
  • It is a piece of natural rock sliced up to ¾ inch
    to 1¼ inch think and less than 15 Pound/73Kg per
    square foot weight. It used to stick on vertical
    elements of the construction like walls, columns,
  • Stone veneers have all shades, hues, patterns,
    and flows, which are coming from eons of
    geological processes. 

2. History of Natural Stone Veneer
  • Natural stone veneers are existing since Roman
    Empire, but it was steel load-bearing elements in
    the structure. In the 20th century, with the
    practice of skeletal steel framing, non-load
    bearing stone veneers emerged and made from
    different types of stones.
  • Today, we are using different systems to attach
    stone veneers to façade and other vertical
    structures. For instance,
  • Dowel
  • Kerf 
  • Undercut
  • Direct / Adhere

3. Cost of Natural Stone Veneer
  • In the States, the average cost of natural stone
    veneer ranges from 7-19 per square foot, and
    installation cost is 10 per square foot.
    However, DIY is not advisable in medium to big
    projects and hiring a pro is a wise step here.
    As, hiring a contractor with an experienced and
    expert team of architects/engineers, stonemasons,
    and labors leads to professional outcomes in your
    projects of any size and budget. Moreover,
    seasoned contractors have all working facilities
    like infrastructure, equipment, and tools to do
    neat work in a cost-effective way with a given

4. Materials in Natural Stone Veneer
  • Natural stone veneer as it name suggests are
    chiefly made from granite, sandstones, marbles, tr
    avertine, limestone, and slate stones. However,
    all quarried stones, known and unknown, are ideal
    for cutting stone veneers. Today, flagstone, blues
    tone, brownstones, and even pebbles and boulders
    have a place in the list of originating material
    for stone veneer.

5. Benefits of Natural Stone Veneer
  • Thin natural stone veneers are advantageous in
    many respect, and the following are some
    significant ones.
  • Natural Green Product
  • Lightweight Cost-effective Product
  • Easy to Install Product
  • Versatile Product
  • Flexible Product

6. Natural Stone Veneer Contemporary Designs,
Layouts, Patterns
Cube Pattern
Stacked Pattern
Mosaic Pattern
Earthy Look
Mineral-rich Rustic
Streaked Brick Pattern
7. Natural Stone Veneer Grout Styles 
  • Over-grout Style
  • Dry-stack Joint Style
  • Narrow Joint Style
  • Wide Joint Style
  • Shallow Rake Joint Style

8 Installation of Stone Veneer
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9 Interior Applications of Natural Stone Veneer
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10 Exterior Applications of Natural Stone Veneer
Bottom Line
  • We have to get accustomed to natural stone veneer
    and explore everything you need to know as a
    customer or homeowner when you are going to buy a
    pack for your next project. World of Stones
    USA is the destination where you will get
    complete info regarding stone products and
    present narration on natural stone veneers may
    prove a deep dive into the depth of knowledge.
    World of Stones, USA is selling and distributing
    natural stone veneers made from different
    stones/rocks and everything in your desired way
    for your custom order.

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  • info_at_worldofstonesusa.com

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