Masonry construction can be very expensive. For those of you who do not know, masonry is the construction of a home or building using individual units that are laid and then bound together using mortar. Masonry construction is most often completed using brick, stone, marble, granite, and concrete. The units can be assemble in a variety of different patterns in order to meet the needs and desires of the client. Masonry is most commonly utilized for building walls and adding more strength and structure to a building or dwelling space. Masonry construction has been around for a very long time and requires a special set of skills in order to complete it properly. Brick and concrete are the most common materials used for masonry construction today and have gained in popularity due to their natural fire protection qualities. Masonry construction requires less up keep and therefore may reduce maintenance costs for your home over time. The greatest disadvantage of traditional masonry construction today is the cost. The work is tedious and the time required to complete a project can be very lengthy.
If you prefer the look of masonry construction but do not appreciate the cost, not to worry, there are options out there that can fit both your style and your budget. Genstone is a faux stone panel system that is cast from real stone, brick, or rock that can give your home the look of masonry construction without the time or cost required for traditional masonry work. Genstone is designed to be very easy to install and can be installed by anyone who has basic carpentry skills. Genstone products provide the quality, durability, and authentic look of stone siding where other faux stone products can fall short. All Genstone products come with a twenty five year warranty in order to ensure that customers are receiving the quality that they paid for and expect. Below is a list of some of the most popular products offered by Genstone.
1. Stacked Stone
Gentone’s Stacked Stone product can be installed in a variety of unique patterns and colors to match the style of any home or building. The stones vary in size, texture, and color in order to provide an authentic look that will increase the curb appeal of any home.
2. Random Rock
Gentone’s Random Rock product utilizes faux stone that comes in various colors and sizes. Random Rock is cut in a way that best exemplifies traditional masonry construction for authentic look.
3. American Brick
American Brick from Genstone is one of the most popular products that they offer. Genstone’s American Brick product provides a classic look and feel without the costly installation and construction fees. The special molding process that is used by Genstone to create their American Brick product allows for an authentic vintage appearance.
All of the above listed Genstone products are offered in a wide variety of shapes and colors. Even if your home is a unique color or style, there is a Genstone product out there that will look great and will increase the curb appeal of your home.