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Stone Siding Types for Your Home

If you want to achieve a distinct look for your home, you may consider a stone siding. The main types of stone siding are natural stone siding, solid stone siding, manufactured stone siding, and faux stone siding. There are both pros and cons of each type of stone siding, so you will choose one of them according to your priorities and requirements.

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Manufactured Stone Veneer vs Natural Stone Veneer

When in need of texture and accents on the exterior or the interior of the home, homeowners, designers, architects, and builders often opt for stone veneer. You may have seen beautiful displays of stone veneers on fireplaces, interior accent walls, house facades, walls and columns.

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Brief History of Manufactured Stone Veneer

Stone veneer is a thin layer of stone used as decorative facing material. It was first developed in the 19th century, but there were also much earlier examples - as early as the Roman Empire, where even parts of the Roman Coliseum were made out of marble veneer.

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How and Where to Install Your Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is installed plank by plank. Engineered hardwood flooring is relatively new to the market and it is designed to be easier to install. It is generally composed of two layers, a hardwood one on the surface and a thicker plywood one as a core at the bottom.

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Why Your Stucco & Stone Contractor Should Be Baeumler Approved

The Baeumler Approved program helps home owners connect with contractors. It was established in 2012 by home improvement celebrity Bryan Baeumler.

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Spring Home Remodel Ideas

The change of seasons is the perfect excuse for sprucing up your home. Spring is the perfect time for remodeling a room or two in your house, maybe experimenting with some fresh colors and new designs or just adding some pieces to your furniture to freshen up your home décor. This is probably why spring-clean has become such a well-known chore during this time of year. Incorporating some new spring interior design trends will undoubtedly give your home a more stylish and classy look.

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А quick trip through hardwood flooring history

Hardwood flooring in a Gallery

The use of wood as a flooring material started during the Middle Ages. Typically, the floors of the common folk at that time were packed earth, only the wealthy had something other – and usually that was slate or other local stones that were easy to obtain. The rare wooden …

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Natural Stone & River Rock Granite Stone Veneer

Nature has always been a source of invaluable materials for human life

Granite is a decorative stone that we often confuse with marble and know very little about it. Granite rocks are inexhaustible on the planet and are a source of exceptional decorative material for construction and everyday life ....

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New trends in home interior – stone veneer and hardwood flooring

Fashion affects not only the way we dress, but also what our home looks like. If we want to be modern not only outdoors, but also at home, we can add stretched ceilings, interior stone veneer on the walls, a nice fireplace and hardwood flooring.

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Prefabricated houses are becoming more and more preferred

A prefabricated house in the winter

The construction of prefabricated houses is becoming very popular and more people are turning to it, combining speed, energy efficiency and cost savings as important prerequisites for choice.

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