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Manufactured stone veneer

Fri., April 1, 2005

Thickness

1 3/4 inches

Material cost

$4 to $10 per square foot

Advantages

Cast concrete product looks similar to stone

Less expensive material costs than thin natural stone veneer

Less expensive installation costs than thick natural stone veneer

Disadvantages

Shows white on edges when it chips or breaks because color is applied on surface

Texture and pattern don’t vary like natural stone

Cannot be custom-cut to specifications


 

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