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5 Reasons To Choose Faux Stone Wall Siding Panels

Updated on September 2, 2012

What If You Can't Afford Natural Stone Siding?

Few of us can afford natural stone siding these days. What are your alternatives? Can faux stone siding work?
Few of us can afford natural stone siding these days. What are your alternatives? Can faux stone siding work?

Why Stoneworks Wholesale Faux Stone Panels Offer Value-Adding Exterior Wall Coverings

Black Bear or Stoneworks wholesale Faux Stone panels can give you a home with a brand-new appearance virtually overnight, and at a much lower cost than if you were to use real masonry.This can be an excellent way to add value to your home, provided that you do the installation expertly.

Let's look at three of the benefits of using Faux Stone Wall Panels

1. Real Stone Appearance

Real stone is used to form the molds that is used during the manufacturing process. This is why the end result is so amazingly realistic. High-density polyurethane and color pigments are then used in the molds to create the rock or stacked stone siding.

Manufactured or fake stone siding panels or wall coverings can emulate anything from stone to brick, wood or bamboo.

2. Lower Cost Than Real Stone

Stoneworks wholesale Faux Stone panels cost a fraction of what you would have paid for real stone. This has to do with both the manufacturing process and the fact that you probably won't need an expensive contractor to do the installation.

3. Easier To Handle

The faux stone panels are much lighter to handle, than natural stone. This means that you won't need heavy machinery on site. You will also not need as many helpers.

4. Durable And Versatile

If you opt for a quality brand such as Stoneworks, you should be impressed with its durability and robustness, in spite of being a man-made product. In addition, these Faux Stone panels can be used inside or outside. It looks remarkably like the real thing. It has many other uses as well, such as around fireplaces.

The wall coverings are sold in flats by the square foot. The corners come in lineal foot. The idea is that installation should be a project a DIY enthusiast can handle.

Simulated stone siding panels may be light in terms of weight, but it will have a heavy-duty impact on the exterior of your home! So, if you want to make a dramatic first impression on home buyers and enhance curb appeal, a look at Stoneworks wholesale Faux Stone panels or Black Bear Veneer Faux Stone siding panels may be worth your while.

If you have more questions, here is another useful resource for you:

Stacked Stone Veneer Siding Panels


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      Rika Susan 2 years ago from South Africa

      Hi Karla. Thanks for your question I think most faux stone siding products are not intended for under water use, or for constant water contact. It is something you would have to check with the manufacturer.

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      Karla 2 years ago

      Could this product be used inside an aquarium?

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      Rika Susan 5 years ago from South Africa

      Thanks for stopping by, Lastheart! Yes, I think faux stone siding options can look very good, without having to commit to the hassle and cost of natural stone. It is amazing how technology has evolved over the past few years to make this possible. Thanks for sharing this!

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      Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill 5 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

      I love this. I have some walls made with real rocks and it was a very difficult job. You just gave me an incredible great idea. Thanks! I am sharing this article in StumbleUpon I know friends will like this also.

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      Rika Susan 7 years ago from South Africa

      Thanks for the comment, Mulberry1! Yes, it really is amazing how 'real' faux stone wall siding panels can look!

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      Christine Mulberry 7 years ago

      My neighbor has this on the portion of his home's exterior. They look really nice.