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Make a Feature Wall in Your Living Space with Internal Stone Cladding

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Feature walls made a big splash in the design world in recent years as decorators finally reached the conclusion that there’s no reason for all the walls in a room to be the same colour. stone claddingA feature wall in a different hue can turn a bland vertical space into a design statement that commands attention. If not done artfully, however, the abrupt change in colour can have a jarring effect. Today, savvy interior designers are realising that a wall with a different texture like natural stone cladding has a more pleasing impact on the viewer than one with a sharply contrasting colour.

Read our full article on how a beautiful internal stone cladding wall can add style and sophistication to your home.

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How External Cladding Enhances Structures

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External cladding is a method of placing a veneer of one substance over the exteriorExternal Cladding of a building. This provides several benefits to the surface including increasing the resistance to damage and weather, in addition to the increased aesthetics.

 

Resistant: As most external cladding materials are stronger than other materials such as wood, it is much more resistant to damage from outside forces.

 

Protection: Exterior cladding also forms the first line of defence against wind and water from entering the structure, and potentially causing dry rot or degrading the insulation

 

Strength: Another benefit to exterior cladding is its ability to bear & support a structural load.

 

Visual appeal: External cladding effect can add an appealing design to the exterior of any building type. View some cladding effects used on houses here and see for yourself.

 

To read full article on how External Cladding Enhances Structure click here

Entrance Gate Design Ideas

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Stone gates posts not only convey a feeling of history, security and permanencegranite-rockfaced-cladding-entrance but a sense of the home-owners taste for quality as well. Available in a variety of designs and configurations, entrance gates can be crafted as straight-forward gateways or as sweeping entrances worthy of the grandest estate. Structures can be built from stone blocks or stones or can be covered in rock-faced cladding.

 

For long-lasting style, granite is the optimum choice for driveway gates, but it takes talented stone masons and craftsmen to construct them well.

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Where to find a Quality Window Sills Supplier?

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You might not think about them often, but window sills are more important than you realise. For example, did you know rotted sills window sills, window sills Irelandcan cause exposure and water damage to the very foundation of your windows? Did you know that poorly-insulated sills can lead to legitimate health hazards?

 

At S&N Granite, we understand the importance of having quality window sills at prices you can afford. That’s why we only offer the best selections in natural stone for all your home improvement needs.

 

We offer a variety of  exterior home materials, some examples of what we offer:

 

Granite Chamfered Quoin

Granite Rockfaced Quoin

Granite Coarse Quoin

Granite Window Sills

All-Natural Limestone Window Sills

Contact us today at S&N Granite for newer, better window sills. We’ll give you a personal tour of our showroom for an up-close look at our entire range of genuine natural stone. There’s no risk, no obligation and nothing to loose.

Read some of our specialist stone mason articles with advice and tips when considering new window sills here.

How Do You Choose Your Stone Cladding Wall Materials?

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In our latest article on Stone Cladding, we give advice on what to consider when choosing stone cladding materials for your walls. 239_2009121111231Residential_House_with_Granite_Chamfered_Quoins,_Stringcourse,_Window_Cills,_Window_Heads_and_Arch

Stone cladding can restore a historic home to its original glory and transform a modern home into a sophisticated and stylish abode. Cladding fashioned with natural stone offers more durability than any other materials, making it a functional choice for both interior and exterior applications. Because the cut, type and colour of the cladding stone you choose will also define the style of your home, you’ll want to explore all of your options to ensure the ideal selection.

Read more of this expert article on stone cladding which delves deeper into considerations such as the types of natural stone cladding that are available and also various types of style and character that can give your home either an olde style or modern look. SNGranite also have a fantastic gallery of stone cladding, stone paving and garden ornaments on our site. Click here to browse through some of the beautiful products to get ideas for your home and garden.

 

Top Trends in Stone Cladding Spring/Summer 2014

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S&N Granite have compiled another informative article based on insider knowledge of the trends in stone cladding for Spring/SummerGrey Stone Cladding 2014. We explore stack stone looks, textures and colours that are trending recently and what to look out for over the coming months.

Whether you want to dry stack the cladding to optimise textural contrast or affix the cladding with mortar to achieve a more traditional look, the best cladding suppliers offer everything that you need to update your home or garden this season with fashionable cladding stone.

To read more of this article click here or if you are interested in speaking to the experts contact us through our website or visit our display area in Camolin, Co. Wexford.

Good Reasons to Decorate with Stone Cladding

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Cladding On Residential ProjectStone cladding has always been viewed as a very expensive option when it comes to the decorating the façade of our homes. When you actually explore the benefits of this option it becomes clear that it is a worthwhile route to go. Natural stone cladding can be found in a large array of colours to suit any style. It also has protection benefits safe guarding your home against extreme Irish wet weather.

S&N Granite publish regular informative articles on the latest trends, benefits and ideas around stone cladding. Read more of this article or browse through previous articles on paving and cladding. Or call one of our experts at our showroom in Camolin, Co. Wexford. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest to be kept up to date with our events and news.

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