Real Rock - Thin wall veneer!

Character and durability - naturallyREALROCK® ... Real stone. Really easy. Really affordable.

REALROCK® Natural Thin Stone Veneer looks like real stone because it is real stone. Its authentic character and rich earthy colors create a design presence no other material quite replicates. And its beauty is consistent, through and through. A surface nick or a scratch reveals nothing but more of the same stone beneath—not concrete or a base. And, just as you expect from true stone, it resists weather and UV damage. What might surprise you is its affordability.

 

 

Less weight - lower costLess weight. Lower costs.

Natural Thin Stone Veneer pieces weigh less thanks to the thin cut. Lightweight pieces help reduce production, shipping and construction costs. Builders can skip those expensive load-bearing structures, too. Natural Thin Stone Veneer installs without footings or ledges and adheres to concrete, plywood, paneling, drywall and even metal. All at a price that won’t rock the budget.

Each REALROCK® Stone piece features a flat backside for fast and easy installation. Use REALROCK® inside. Outside. New projects. Remodeling. Anywhere you want the dramatic charm and outstanding performance of natural stone—affordably, think REALROCK® Natural Stone Thin Wall Veneer

 

Real Stone. Really easy. Really affordableReal stone. Really easy. Really affordable.

Each Thin Stone piece features a flat backside for fast and easy installation. Use Thin Stone inside. Outside. New projects. Remodeling. Anywhere you want the dramatic charm and outstanding performance of natural stone—affordably, think Natural Thin Stone Veneer.

REALROCK® installs without footings or ledges and adheres to concrete, plywood, paneling, drywall and even metal. All at a price that won’t rock the budget.

 

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Installing Natural Thin Stone Veneer

Surface Preparation:

Surface Prep - Installing Thin Stone VeneerNatural Thin Stone Veneer can be applied on nearly any prepared surface, including concrete, plywood, paneling, drywall and even metal. The surface must be cleaned.

  • Painted surfaces must be sand-blasted, or otherwise stripped of paint. If all paint is not completely removed, secure a metal lath to the wall, 6" on center.
  •  For exterior surfaces, install a vapor barrier first, then metal lath.
  •  For surfaces with frame construction (plywood, drywall or rigid foam), nail metal lath to wall securely, 6" on center.
  • Apply a scratch coat (2 parts washed sand to 1 part Portland cement) to lath.
  • Rake horizontal grooves in the scratch coat.
  • Allow to cure.

Application:

  1. Arrange stones to desired fit prior to installation. Installing Thin Wall Veneer - real stone
  2. Mix rich mortar at least 5 minutes, until consistency is creamy like cake frosting.
  3. Clean veneer surfaces. Wash stone completely, if needed. Slightly dampen backside of clean stone, freeing dust and preventing moisture loss from mortar.
  4. Using trowel, apply rich mortar approximately 1/2" thick to wall.
  5. Apply thin coat of rich mortar on backside of stone, evening surface pits and bumps for a stronger bond.
  6. Press stone into wall mortar, rotating slightly and forcing some mortar to squeeze out at edges. Remove excess mortar with trowel, joint tool or brush before it sets.
  7. Use a grout bag to fill joints. As mortar stiffens, tool to the desired depth and brush off all excess. Do not let any mortar harden on the face of any stone.
  8. Remove excess dirt or film using clean water and stiff brush.Installing Thin Real Stone Veneer

Tools & Materials:

  • Natural Thin Stone Veneer
  • Hammer
  • Brick trowel
  • Flat trowel
  • Scraper
  • Joint tool
  • Grout bag
  • Masonry brush
  • Stiff brush
  • Sand and cement
  • Premixed mortar
  • Metal lath
  • Stone saw

Features:

  • ** Averages 15 Lbs or less
  • ** 1 1/2" thick or less
  • ** Sawed back
  • ** Packaging - Flats: Box - 5sf
                           Crate - 80 sf

Real Rock - Thin Wall Veneer