Colors and Textures of Cultured StoneTo replicate the natural textures of natural stone, Boral production engineers cast molds of Cultured Stone from carefully selected real stone pieces. A broad range of color selections are created from Portland Cement, natural aggregates, and iron oxide pigments to create a perfect match for natural stone veneers. Boral produces Cultured Stone uses thousands of different molds to eliminate the possibility of duplication in a single lot. Even units produced in the same mold vary in color and highlights. Boral manufactures Cultured Stone in 100 texture and color combinations.
Application of Cultured StoneProperly applied, Cultured Stone, available from ProCoat in Denver, meets all applicable building code requirements. Details of code compliance are listed within the instructions for the product installation. Cultured Stone should be applied over well-cleaned and structurally sound substrates of wood, concrete, wallboard, brick, or metal and secured with specified Portland Cement mortar. For best results, installation should comply precisely to the product instructions.
Durability of Cultured StoneBoral offers a 50-year warranty with properly installed of Cultured Stone. The material is resistant to rain, wind, and snow and will retain the original color much like natural stone. The only suggested maintenance is an occasional washing to remove dust and dirt to preserve the original beauty.
AffordabilityCultured Stone from Boral, available through ProCoat Systems, is easier to install and generates virtually no waste compared to natural stone and stone veneers. Although there is far less cutting and shaping required with Cultured Stone, standard cutting tools like masonry or circular saws are appropriate when needed.
Call ProCoat Systems of DenverAs a partner to the world’s most sophisticated cladding manufacturers, ProCoat Systems supplies builders, remodelers, and installer with long-lasting and beautiful products for new construction and remodel projects. For information regarding the technical aspects and installation of Cultured Stone by Boral, call the ProCoat Building Supply Specialists.
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