Stone Veneer and Block Repair Services
Stone veneer and Block are both various types of construction materials designed to replicate stone. Natural stone is hard to transport do to it’s weight, more expensive, and less consistent due to variations it mineral composition. Stone veneers retain the aesthetic of natural stone while improving the economics and stability of it. Stone veneer is comprised of a lightweight concrete and is put into a mold that replicates the characteristics of natural stone.
Typically, stone veneer is installed on top of wood surfaces with metal laths (a mesh foundation similar to a window screen) filled with mortar beneath. Blocks are also units like bricks and are formed using concrete or cement. Usually, blocks are installed by staking the wall, while also creating a durable foundation that can hold the blocks.