Decorative stone elements have been used by many experts to create a natural and elegant house. Decorative stone is an inexpensive way to add your property value. Natural stone and manufactured stone veneer (decorative building material that is made to replicate the look of natural stone) are used as decorative stone.
Decorative stone elements are versatile. They are suitable for exterior projects such as landscaping, pavement, patios and the surrounding of swimming pool. They can also be used for interior projects like walls, fireplaces, floors, kitchen countertops or even sink. The picture below is an example of the use of decorative stone as interior in your bedroom.
Decorative Stone Elements from Natural Stone
Natural stone that is used for decorative purposes have several advantages. Natural stone has been proven to be durable and could last for a lifetime. Unlike other materials that need expensive repairs and replacement after a period of time, the durability and its simple maintenance have make it cost-effective. It is abundant and has coarse texture that makes it very natural to look. Natural stone comes in a variety of finishes, shapes, colors, and sizes. Natural stone as decorative stone elements are suitable for exterior projects since it lasts in outdoor weather.
Decorative Stone Elements from Manufactured Stone Veneer
The use of manufactured stone veneer has advantages over natural stone. The price of this type of stone is cheaper than natural stone. It is also lighter in weight so it is easier and cheaper to build. It can also be available in designs and colors that would not be available with natural stone. Manufactured stone veneer is not as strong as natural stone. If a piece is broken, it should be replaced and can not be used again. Manufactured stone veneer which gives decorative stone elements is suitable for your house interior.