Monthly Archives: April 2017

Ideas for Stretching Client’s Landscaping Budgets with Real Stone Veneer

If you’ve been in the landscaping business for long, you know that often times clients will come to you with ideas that their budgets can’t handle. Maybe they want a gorgeous stone patio for entertaining. Or they are dreaming about a retaining wall for their back garden. Or perhaps they want to create wonderful meandering paths through their yard. A lot of the hardscaping ideas that people bring to their landscapers involve masonry and stone work, and while it’s a gorgeous addition to any home, it’s almost always the most expensive option. So how do you keep your clients happy, help them achieve their hardscaping dreams, and still stay within their budget? Real stone veneer could be the answer.

Our real stone veneer is created right here in Dallas. We use a compound made of actual stone, so you get all the benefits of stone without the cost. Real stone veneer is waterproof, ultra-durable, and will stand the test of time against the Texas sun and storms. It can help achieve the look of stone without the expense of masonry work, giving your clients the same effect at a fraction of the price. Here are some of our favorite ways to use real stone veneer as a hardscaping element in your client’s landscape project!

Great Ideas for Hardscaping with Real Stone Veneer

Create a patio for entertaining.

Stone patios can be an enormous expense to a homeowner. However, they look amazing and it’s a feature that can add a lot of value to their home, not to mention create an outdoor living space they can enjoy with their friends and family. Real stone veneer can be applied onto an old concrete patio to give it a richer, more luxurious look. We offer a variety of color and pattern options to you can mimic the look of the stone that you customer wants for their patio. You may be able to stretch your clients budget further and give them a bigger patio or even include an outdoor kitchen to take their entertaining to the next level.

outdoor stone veneerGive new life to old surfaces.

Sometimes the existing structures are just fine, they simply need an update. That might include benches, steps, or even sidewalks. Real stone veneer is perfect for giving structurally sound elements of the landscaping a facelift. The process is quick and much less expensive than having a nice piece built and installed out of traditional stone methods. Your clients will be amazed at how the simply application process of real stone veneer can transform those elements into something wonderful and new. This can be a terrific way to create a new look on a tight budget, since you won’t actually be installing anything new!

Build that retaining wall.

Retaining walls can be a great way to add visual interest to a property, not to mention strengthening a hillside or slope in the landscaping. They aren’t cheap to build, though, if you are using traditional methods and materials. Your clients are probably shocked to learn just how much a retaining wall can cost. With real stone veneer, though, you can include a retaining wall in their budget. Try building the retaining wall out of wood or pouring inexpensive cement. Our stone veneer can be applied directly to the surface and make it look like it’s been entirely made out of the stone of their choice. You can even use that retaining wall as the start of their new garden space!

Will Your Clients Be Happy with Real Stone Veneer?

Yes! We’ve worked with clients all over Dallas for their stone veneer needs and the feedback we get on our product is great. Because our real stone veneer is made from actual stone, clients get all the benefits of real stone without the cost. Their real stone veneer surface will be durable, waterproof, and resistant to the elements. Show them how much they can save and they’ll love it even more! Contact us today about bringing our Dallas team to your job site to install our stone veneer on the areas and objects that you need transformed and take your client’s budget further. Give us a call or contact us through our website today for more information or to book your appointment with our team!

Transformation of Floors With Applied Stone

Structures will immediately have an elegance and a deep character when renovated with real stone veneer. Because stone has such deep history, businesses and homes alike will look like they are from another age simply by installing real, spray-on stone from enVision Stone. Floors especially can enhance this image and give an appearance of being centuries old. Transforming floors with real stone veneer is easy and cost effective in any renovation project.

Kitchen

The space in a home where people gather to cook and entertain, the kitchen is a great place to utilize this innovative product. With a variety of choices for color, shape, size, and design of the stone, enVision Stone has a product that will match a homeowner’s style and existing kitchen design. The woodstock color will match beautifully with both white cabinets as well as darker cabinets for a classic look.

spray stoneBusiness Entryway

Whatever your business is, real stone veneer can transform the floor of the entryway into a dignified office space. When renovating a business space, it is essential to have a welcoming entryway where clients and customers are excited to learn more and hopefully work with that business. Transforming boring carpet into real stone will entice customers in and give the overall look of the business an upgrade.

Home Entryway

Bring the focus to the floor when family and guests enter a home. The first thing that people do when coming into a home is often looking past the entryway into the interior of the home. Transform regular vinyl flooring into something unique and special using spray-on stone. Match the rest of the existing style with the choice of color, pattern, size, and shape of the stone. Transform the floor with a special stone product.

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Driveway

A distinctive driveway material could be concrete, pavers, or brick; but these materials are still used fairly often. Transform a boring asphalt or concrete driveway into stone with varieties of colors and designs to choose from. Not only will a real stone driveway give the home a deeper character, it will increase the value of the home.

outdoor stone veneerPatio or Pool Deck

Outdoor stone veneer has the strength and durability to outlast many other patio materials. When people are walking constantly on this surface and harsh weather is wearing down the material, install a product that will last. Real stone veneer can transform the space and will last for years. Colors and patterns can be chosen that will incorporate the patio with the surrounding landscaping as well.

Real stone veneer doesn’t have to be just for siding, walls, and fireplaces, horizontal surfaces can also utilize the innovative product from enVision Stone. With spray-on stone, conventional materials like vinyl, wood, or concrete can be transformed into something special and eye catching. Real stone veneer is easy to install because it is applied directly onto the existing surface and can add value to any business or home. Driveways, entryways, or patios can be renovated and transformed into something new, but still giving the surface a history and character. See how enVision Stone can transform your space.