Does Eldorado Stone need to be sealed?
It is not required to seal Eldorado Stone. A sealer will provide added protection and will usually be easier to clean if the surface becomes dirty. If you choose to use a sealer for added protection use only a silane or siloxane-based penetrating, breathable masonry sealer.
Where is Eldorado Stone made?
Eldorado Stone, LLC is headquartered in San Marcos, CA. Eldorado Stone currently operates manufacturing facilities in several states, as well as internationally, with regional distribution centers across the United States.
Is stone veneer siding durable?
Artificial stone veneer siding is long-lasting and durable. Manufacturers’ warranties range from 20 to 75 years. If properly installed, faux stone veneer siding is maintenance-free and more fire-resistant than wood or vinyl siding. It’s also a versatile building product.
How long does Eldorado Stone last?
Eldorado Stone’s 50 Year Limited Warranty will still cover our veneer products for manufacturing defects. Can I install Eldorado Stone near water? It is not recommended for use below the water line in a pool, a fountain or below grade.
How much does a box of Eldorado Stone weigh?
Eldorado Stone products are tested for freeze/thaw durability. As with any installation, making sure to incorporate good building practices that include proper flashing and water diversion techniques will help ensure a successful installation. HOW MUCH DOES ELDORADO STONE WEIGH? Approximately 10-12 lbs.
Can you install stone veneer over cement board outside?
What can I put stone veneer on for an exterior application? The metal lath/scratch coating may be applied over structurally sound wall surfaces of plywood, OSB, concrete board or gypsum sheathing, supported by wood or steel studs, and over concrete or masonry walls.
Is Eldorado Stone Real?
Eldorado’s distinct process handcrafts molds and creates the natural color palettes that capture all the nuances of real stone. The warmth and richness of Eldorado Stone creates unique spaces of permanence, romance and beauty; inside and out. The Most Believable Architectural Stone Veneer in the WorldTM.
Is Eldorado Stone a good product?
For over 50 years, Eldorado Stone has demonstrated an undeniable passion for creating authentic products that elevate quality and design, including architectural stone and brick veneer.
What are good quality building stones?
Texture : A good building stones must compose fine crystalline structure which should be free from cavities, cracks or patches of soft or loose material. Stones with such texture are so strong and durable. Toughness Index : If the value of toughness index comes below 13 in impact test, then the stone is not tough.