10 Oct 2014

New FAQ About Leiyuan Culture Stone

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1. Question: Is this real stone?

Answer: Leiyuan culture stone are manufactured stones with the additional advantages of lightweight and ease of installation plus global availability.

2. Question: What are culture stone products made of?

Answer: Culture stone are cast in molds taken from carefully-selected natural stone, using a process that faithfully captures even the faintest detail. Each color and texture uses its own blend of cement, lightweight natural aggregates and iron oxide pigments. Even on close examination, these manufactured stones look and feel just like the originals.

3. Question: How do culture stone compare in cost with natural stone?

Answer: Culture stone installed cost is usually much lower than the installed cost of natural stone. Cultured stone require no additional footings, foundations or wall tiles, and installation time will be considerably less than when using natural stone.

4. Question: Will culture stone fade?

Answer: Colors become an integral part of culture stone products during the casting process. Existing applications show no undesirable change in color after years of weathering in various climatic exposures globally.

5. Question: Will the same stone appear repeatedly in a typical application?

Answer: Culture stone are cast from thousands of individual molds essentially eliminating repetition. In addition, to further eliminate the possibility of repetition, no two stones are ever reproduced with the exact same coloring.

6. Question: How long will culture stone last and are they warranted?

Answer: As culture stone are a lightweight concrete material, they will last as long as quality concrete or masonry material such as concrete block, brick etc. Leiyuan culture stone products carry a 40 year limited warranty.

7. Question: Can culture stone be used on both exterior and interior applications?

Answer: Yes, Leiuan culture stone are suitable for both, and allow you to bring the outdoors inside, emphasizing design and continuity in color and texture.

8. Question: Will culture stone stain if my fireplace smokes?

Answer: Possibly, just as natural stone or brick will. Sealing the Leiyuan culture stone products facing of a fireplace installation will assist in the removal of smoke stains should they occur.

9. Question: Can culture stone products be used on wall areas adjacent to swimming pools?

Answer: From a durability standpoint, Leiyuan culture stone will perform the same as any quality lightweight concrete material. However, it should be noted that as with any concrete or natural material, continued exposure to chlorine and other chemicals may eventually affect coloration. When frequently exposed to water, we recommend protection with a non-film forming breather-type masonry sealer.