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Why Cultured Stone?

The Cultured Stone® Difference

  • Range of Offerings – 22 textures, 113 colors, wide range of architectural trim including hearthstones, capstones, trim, stone, sills, etc.
  • Master Mold Fleet – Largest in the industry with between 250 – 750 square feet for each individual texture.  Precision stone sizing in our         manufacturing plant delivers less scrap allowing for faster more productivity for installers.
  • Hand Applied Color – By applying color with paint brushes and a hand touch we create layering of 3-6 colors in an individual stone to             replicate the look of natural stone.
  • Manual Screeding & High Frequency Vibration – When filling the mold these steps enhances color penetration, durability and ensure quality control.
  • Time and Temp. Controlled Curing – ensure the concrete curing process occurs in a controlled environment to guarantee quality.
  • Hand Packed Stone – Provides quality control in what goes into a box reducing scrap and damaged product.
  • Daily Quality Audits – Staff from all areas of the plant participate in daily quality audits to ensure everyone is accountable to providing industry leading product quality.
  • Building Codes Standards – Cultured Stone® meets the highest standards in testing for manufactured stone (AC-51).  Administered by a third party evaluation service agency ICC-Evaluation Service delivers unbiased code compliance testing.
  • Freeze/Thaw Testing – Cultured Stone® tests to C67 standard test method for freeze thaw to ensure it can withstand the harshest conditions.

          

  • Continuous Insulation TER reports on installation for these applications available to meet the demands of the new energy code requirements.
  • MVMA Founding Member – As a leader in our industry we continually work on being proactive technical advocates pushing stringent building code standards for manufactured stone veneer.
  • Sustainability – UL Environment certified 54% recycled content in every product we produce. Additional certifications include Home Innovation Green Certified and Greenguard Children and Schools Certified.
  • Florida Product Approval – Cultured Stone® is the only manufactured stone that carries the FL Product approval to be used in the harshest wind loading applications.
  • Design Leadership – www.stonecad.com will provide designers with an extensive array of CAD details, seamless swatches, hatch patterns, and BIM assets compatible with a wide range of design programs. 
  • Warranty – 50 years
  • Boral – With any product the warranty is only as good as the company backing it.  Boral is a global construction products manufacturer with operations in 13 countries and over 706 plant locations.  

Cultured Stone® 50-Year Limited Warranty

Cultured Stone® products are covered for a period of 50 years from the date of purchase when used on a structure which conforms to local building codes and when installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Cultured Stone® will repair or provide, free of charge, new materials to replace any determined to be defective. This warranty is limited to the original purchaser and may not be transferred to any subsequent owner.  To view complete warranty information please click here.