5 Amazing facts about Engineered Stone Cladding

What is Stone Cladding?

stone cladding refers to the practice of adding a stone veneer or layer to an existing surface made of any material other than stone. Stone cladding can be considered as a decorative covering made out of real or engineered stone materials. You can use this very technique to layer walls made out of concrete, cement, and steel. With Johnson Marble & Quartz, you get a variety of attractive stone wall cladding options to choose from.


Engineered stone cladding is sometimes applied to concrete and steel buildings as part of their original architectural design. Engineered Stone cladding often consists of lightweight simulated stone products with a concrete-type base. These stone cladding products are often fitted to lightweight substrates to reduce the material cost of construction.

Since stone is naturally occurring and versatile in its shapes, forms and sizes, it has been a favourite among architects and home builders for many centuries! However engineered stone is a much better option.

Johnson marble quartz has quite the collection of modern engineered stone designs and types for stone cladding. Here's a look at 5 amazing facts about engineered stone cladding -

1) Engineered stone cladding -

  • a) Short Building Time: Beautiful composite stone wall cladding helps in reducing the overall building time. It also helps quite a lot in saving a lot on the total labour costs.
  • b) Low Maintenance: With composite or engineered stone cladding, there is minimal or no maintenance needed. The material is built to resist the negative effects of weather and blemishes.
  • c) Environmentally Friendly: One of the major reasons for installing stone cladding materials is that engineered stone materials are environmentally- friendly since they are made from material dust combined with modern resins.
  • d) Multiple Designs and Colours: With Johnson Marble & Quartz, you get access to a vast range of design and colour options for engineered stone cladding marble and quartz.

2) Cost of engineered stone cladding -

The cost of stone wall cladding can depend on various factors which include your choice of colours, usage area, required dimensions, patterns and textures utilized, and so forth. For the best outcomes, you can request a custom quote from one of our engineered stone experts at Johnson Marble & Quartz to ensure that you receive the most cost effective service.

3) Insulation -

One of the most important and common uses of engineered stone cladding is insulation! Many times, one will find that stone cladding is coupled with other insulation products and processes to help reduce the effect of heat and/or cold. It is important to select the correct insulation products or processes or else they may react badly with the stone you used for cladding and end up causing damage. Engineered stone cladding is a great idea for those that live in places which possess a colder weather or climate. The natural insulation provided by engineered stone cladding will do wonders during the winter months or period.

4) Installation -

Stone cladding is quite a tedious process and requires experienced engineers for installation. Be sure to hire professionals to do the job. Installation of engineered stone cladding material must be done under professional supervision for it to last and be of utility. For the engineered stone cladding to last, one requires an experienced bunch of personnel who know what they are doing. However, one great benefit of engineered marble is that it is a much more affordable alternative to natural marble.

5) Maintenance -

Engineered stone is usually susceptible to weather changes, like most other types of stone. Different engineered stones react differently to different weather conditions. All stones require to be cleaned from time to time to maintain their strength and colour, but engineered marble stone or engineered quartz stone are naturally resistant to blemishes and extremely non-porous. Johnson Marble & Quartz offers guidance on stone and engineered stone cladding maintenance to all its customers before purchase. One basically needs to clean the surface regularly and check for any blemishes, cracks or other issues that need to be resolved.

Whether it is engineered marble or engineered quartz, you can be sure that Johnson Marble & Quartz has it all covered. With our experienced professionals we are able to guide you correctly and faultlessly in achieving your dream stone facade through engineered stone cladding!

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