Project Center: Manufactured Stone & Its Hottest Applications

Now that it’s spring you are no doubt considering some home improvement projects for the summer. Have you been thinking about incorporating the look of stone into your home? Cascade Stone is here to tell you all about artificial stone and its many applications! There are so many advantages of using artificial stone at your Twin Cities home. Artificial stone offers a natural stone look at a more affordable price. Not only is it beautiful and authentic looking, possibly raising the perceived value of your home, but it is also a more cost-effective alternative to natural stone.

Manufactured or artificial stone is known by many names, among them stone veneer, manufactured veneer, faux stone, lick and stick stone, etc. Artificial stone is made of a molded concrete mix and ultimately can be “dyed” or painted any color, to mimic the look of any real stone. It has become increasingly popular and is used in projects that reach far beyond the exterior of the home. Here are a few of the exciting projects we’ve worked on that incorporate the stunning look of artificial stone:

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Give your home a cabin-like feel with a Fieldstone veneer fireplace or a classic, old-world charm with a stacked stone fireplace. We are very proud of all of our artificial stone fireplaces and have noticed their increased popularity over the years. This is likely due to the fact that they have such a natural look as well as a lot of depth, coming in a variety natural looking shapes and colors. And, when it comes to fieldstone from Cascade stone, there is simply not another artificial stone out there today that compares to ours. If you’re looking for a foundation on a cabin, home or fireplace this is the stone you want, please visit our showroom or take a look at the selection of stone we offer.

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Vanity & Bar Tops

New concrete stone inlay vanity tops are another great way to add custom charm to any room in the home. They come in all standard sizes, a variety of stunning colors and patterns. Create a beautiful and artistic centerpiece in your bath, man cave, or any other area of the home.

And these are just a few of the many popular looks in artificial stone. Cascade Stone also makes an excellent choice for a variety of other projects including entrance monuments, retaining walls, commercial applications and so much more!

Artificial stone can range in appearance from slate or granite to limestone or marble, with so many different styles to choose from, you’re bound to find the perfect look to complement to your unique home and project vision! We offer over 10 different styles and over 40 different colors.

Ready to learn more about artificial stone for your Twin Cities home project? For free literature, or to speak with a sales representative, call Cascade Stone at 651-774-9657. You may also contact us to get a free estimate or stone sample.

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