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Old 02-04-2010, 08:37 PM  
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Does anyone know anything about a stone veneer like this?
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Old 02-05-2010, 05:57 AM  
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We have used it quite a bit around here.Mostly on indoor fireplaces. It is concrete which has a dye over it.So far they are holding up outside. Pick the type tou want , and make sure your weather barrier beneath is in good shape. Follow the directions for install, and get a mortar bag for the joints to fill in after the stones are installed...like frosting a cake...only sideways.



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Old 02-05-2010, 09:25 AM  
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Thanks! any idea if we could put the veneer over the current bricks veneer or if we have to tear those down?

Also, is it hard to remove a brick veneer?

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i would take it off and start clean, you don't know what someone else did under there.
There should be directions with the material, ask when you buy, or look them up. Usually a weather barrier like tar paper and some metal mesh, or clips.
This is an easy job, just takes time and finess.

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I just sent an email out to the other owners (7 of them) to see if we can pool some funds to get them all done. Should only be about 120.00 in stone material for each unit.

How expensive is the metal mesh/tar paper? I'll have to include that in the cost.

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First see what the directions call for.
Metal and paper and fasteners...maybe 100 at the most, to leave room for something that you don't see yet.

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Latest project started with a picture, ended with a room...





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Nice job!! Way to DIY....I better not let my wife see this, or I'll have another project on my list.
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