Is Natural Stone Worth the Investment?

There are many cultured or manufactured stone products available for home improvement. These tend to be much less expensive than the natural varieties, making them appealing to homeowners that are on a tight budget. But do these artificial stones offer the same benefits? In many cases, cultured stone can be disappointing when compared to the beauty of natural stone. Here are a few reasons why natural stone may be worth the extra investment when completing home projects. 

  • Durability. Nothing beats the durability of natural stone. This material has already withstood the elements for thousands of years and can easily last a lifetime for your home projects.
  • Fade resistance. Natural stone does not fade or lose its beauty over time like cultivated or manufactured products. You can rest assured that it will still look gorgeous ten or twenty years down the road, unlike many manufactured stones.
  • Uniqueness. Every piece of natural stone is unique. Like snowflakes, no stone is exactly the same. You will have a patio, walkway or veneer siding for your home that is unlike any other in the world.
  • Age adds even more beauty. While artificial stone deteriorates with age, natural stone can become more beautiful as it patinas.
  • Adds value. Quality materials always add value to your home and natural stone is no exception. It can add to the curb appeal of your home and create incredible interior designs that are excellent selling points.

So is natural stone worth the investment? Absolutely! Whatever your home project, talk to your local stone quarry to find the best natural stone products for the highest quality results. You will be glad you did.

Posted on behalf of:
Culbreth Stone
Whitwell, TN 37397