Natural and faux stone veneers have become increasingly popular as a decorative cladding inside the home. They can really add great accents and value to your interior. The unique features of the different veneers give almost endless design possibilities, whether you use them for an accent wall, fireplace refacing, in the kitchen, or in the bathroom.
If you have decided to express your individuality, using stone veneer’s uniqueness, begin by choosing the right spot. This will determine the choice of the right product.
Let us begin with something a bit unusual. The bathroom. It is the place, where you start your days, and the place, where you forget about the stresses of your day in the evenings. So, you would like to include a touch to help you relax and revive. The beauty of the stone gives the bathroom the kind of sense you have when you are in nature. You can choose to create a glamorous stone accent wall or to enhance your shower with river rock or pebble stone. Choose water-resistant products.
Add warmth or feeling of luxury to the kitchen. It is a great place to spend time with friends and family while cooking their favourite dishes. Brighten your kitchen with stone veneer and protect the backsplash, or personalize the space above the countertop. Choose durable and heat-resistant stone products.
Create a highlight in the vestibule. The foyer of the house is the first place you and your guests see. This is the perfect place for some textured accents. Choose products with good insulation that work well under different conditions, as you will constantly let in cold or hot air when opening the door.
Upgrade your fireplace. The fireplace is the central point in the living room and you would not want it to be bare or old-fashioned. Choose a heat-resistant product.
Wherever you decide to install stone veneer, be sure to select a pattern, color and finish, that match the interior design style and the function of the space. For instance, marble is famous for its eye-catching veins and swirls, which add an element of sophistication, while limestone has a fossilized pattern that provides a rustic touch. Darker hues, such as quartzite and basalt will provide a more dramatic flair, while subtle colors and warm accents will create a modern neutral look. A polished finish will elevate your home’s visual appeal, but it is not suitable for high-traffic areas, as it is slippery.
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