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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MANUFACTURED STONE VENEER AND NATURAL STONE?

Manufactured stone veneer is cast from molds of real stone which makes it lighter than natural stone. It weighs less than fifteen pounds per sq. ft.. Natural stone may require wall ties and footings, which, in turn, can increase installation cost and difficulty.  Unaka Stone’s decorative engineered stone veneer is lighter weight, less than fifteen lbs. per sq. ft.,and designed to adhere easily to a variety of structurally sound surfaces. and is capable of installations that would normally be very difficult and costly to achieve with natural stone.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF USING MANUFACTURED STONE?

Installed, manufactured stone is approximately 1/3 to ½ the cost of natural stone.  Its light weight properties eliminate the need for wall ties or footings.  Manufactured stone has a 2% (approximately) waste factor verses 10% or more for natural stone.

WHERE CAN I INSTALL UNAKA STONESTONE VENEER?

Unaka Stone can be applies to any structurally sound surface with the proper preparation.  It fits nearly any building plan - large or small, interior or exterior, new residential or commercial projects – or on any remodel.  For inspirational installations visit www.unakastone.com

CAN I INSTALL UNAKA STONE MYSELF?

In general... installation of Unaka Stone can be installed by almost anyone.  However, installation does require a fundamental understanding of stone masonry. 

IS UNAKA STONE ICC-ES CERTIFIED?

Yes Unaka Stone has been ICC-ES Certified Sense March 2010. Please see ESR-3256  

DOES UNAKA STONE HAVE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION FOR VENEER STONE?

Yes Unaka Stone has Installation Instructions.   Please see, Installation Instruction.  

DOES UNAKA STONE HAVE A WARRANTY ON THEIR PRODUCT?

Yes Unaka Stone has a 50 year warranty. Please see Unaka Stone Warranty    

IS UNAKA STONE PRODUCT FLAME RESISTANT?

Yes Unaka Stone product has been flame resistant tested. Please see Flame Resistance Test.