Facades of stone houses

Stone houses

The stone-huse façades always give enthusiasm and astonishment to the eyes of those who admire it because of the beauty of this natural material that has been used for thousands of years to cover not only the exteriors, but also the interior of the most prestigious environments . In our days the stone is not only appreciated for its splendor but also for appreciable and necessary features even in the age of 2.0.

For example, this coating ensures excellent diffusion of heat, especially when floor heating is concerned. In addition, it is an all-natural element that does not contain any chemical synthesis from health-related doubts, developing a calm, relaxing environment around us, which carries the feeling of being in full harmony with nature since it camouflages itself to perfection, especially when it is applied to a facade.

Looking at the facades of stone houses it is clear how this material has the advantage of being an element that, thanks to the almost infinite range of colors and multiplicity of machineries, is married to both the classic lines of a particular dwelling, but also with ultra-modern structures , often leaving wordlessly speechless to those who admire the fruit of combinations that in theory might seem awkward.

When opting for this material, it is best to resort to prestigious specialized companies that can offer stone tiles of any kind even at finishing level. You will get lasting results and a high degree of resistance without falling into the unpleasant surprises that often occur when you rely on companies with attractive, but dubious deals.

Stone coatings

It is well known that stone coatings were the most widely used and used throughout history, usually employed by Greeks and Romans. Nowadays, different and varied colors and textures offer a unique and customizable finish, the look of which certainly cares more elegance.

But that’s not all. This material provides excellent insulation against noise and moisture and is extremely durable and durable. Among the most popular insulating stones used in construction, architecture, but above all in bio-building, stands out slate, a natural stone with a dark color that represents its distinctive trait.

Exterior wall coverings

The exterior appearance of a house, determined by architectural lines, but above all by finishes, is strongly characterized by the façade that has to be integrated with the surrounding environment and with the style of any adjacent buildings. The timeless, timeless stone facades are particularly beautiful in terms of aesthetics, they fit in every situation and allow for a high degree of customization. Natural stone, in particular, devoid of coloring oxides, chemical compounds, cements, clay, makes every single home even due to the irregularity of individual elements that may have rough or smooth surface and different colors. The application of this material, in the collective imagination often associated with rustic contexts, can actually characterize a modern home or, with slate coatings, give the building an industrial appearance.
Strong and resistant, the stones, unlike other building materials, resist rain, hail, snow, frost, wind, mold and insects, but be careful with mosses and lichens that can affect the intercaped spaces. The maintenance of exterior stone facades is simple; if necessary, use a hydropulitrice.

Exterior facade cladding

For making stone-house façades, you can use a variety of materials, such as the precious, ancient but always-existing stone of Trani, a very compact, compact, easy-to-work and particularly appreciated limestone for its longevity. The shades are similar to ivory and pearls.
It has been used for many centuries and diffused mainly in Lombardy, Credaro Stone; elegant, versatile, durable, easy to model, this material stands out for its varied shades of warm and golden color. Accompanying with other natural stones, very common, creates particular geometric effects and evocative chromatic contrasts.
Also suitable for outdoor facades are the natural stones proposed by Slate Lab. In practice, a thin layer of real stone is placed on a glass or cotton fiber to give elasticity and endurance to the finished product.

Exterior home lining

A plastered facade with the passing of time must be re-painted or even rimmed especially when disconnections, water ups, humidity problems and material breaks are manifested; These operations are particularly costly because of the scaffolding that is necessarily mounted to perform the jobs. The facades of stone houses, if well built, last for a long time. More and more widespread for the lining of the buildings, the ventilated facades, which are characterized by the presence of an air chamber between the wall and the lining.
Stone can also be used in the realization of these solutions, however, which require special machining and cutting techniques as the elements must be light and easy to maneuver, thus with reduced shapes and shapes. The aesthetic result is perfect and the resulting enormous benefits, such as summer and winter thermal protection and acoustic protection.

Facades of stone houses: Exterior facade cladding

Stone facades can also be used for fake stone. Rebuilt stone is more versatile than the natural one and it is more personalized. The shapes, whether regular or not, vary according to taste and individual needs; the aesthetic yield is similar to that of the walls made of natural raw materials. However, since it is a compound made of cement, gravel and sand colored with natural pigments, in the case of engravings, cuts, scratches it can show the composition of the dough.
Among the producers of this particular Originepietra material, Italpietra, Hyperceramica.
Murogeopietra, of Geopietra, in particular, is, as the producer states, ‘the first anti-seismic stone wall in Europe also on external thermal insulation’. Each stone, manually colored, represents a unique product. Numerous models are available, divided into different masonry profiles and available in a wide range of colors.

Published on Sep 29, 2017 | Cat: Exterior | By Lisa