Different Places to Incorporate Stone into Your Home
Stone can instantly elevate the profile of your home, whether you redo the exterior of your home with a stone façade or you lay an intricate pattern of stone pavers in your sunroom. With stone accents, your home will look more luxurious and more sophisticated. Guests will be impressed by the look of your home, and when you are ready to sell, buyers will be willing to pay more for your home.
Whether you are looking to give your home a refresh or you are thinking of getting your home ready for sale, it is worth looking into the different ways you can add stone to your home. Here are a few ideas:
The fireplace is an obvious choice for adding stone. Many fireplaces are likely to already have brick, tile or stone around them, and some may have a wooden mantle or surround in addition to the stone. You can completely makeover the look of your fireplace by adding higher-quality stone to it. Stone veneers can replicate the look of a variety of popular stone types, such as flagstone, travertine and granite. You can make a big impact by running the stone up the entire wall and skipping the wood surround.
A kitchen island is not only a useful accessory, but it also gives you a chance to try out some unique design ideas. Your island doesn’t have to match the rest of your kitchen cabinets or walls. Your island is also on a smaller scale, so you’ll likely feel more comfortable trying out different looks with the island.
Stone is a nice choose for the island, either on its own or in partnership with an accent wall or backsplash. It can have create a homey charm while also making the space look more stylish and sophisticated.
Most bathtubs have a plain white exterior. If you have a really fancy tub, it might have a different color, such as silver, beige, black or – for older tubs – pink or blue. You can make a bold statement for your bathroom by adding stone veneer to the exterior of the tub. Your bathroom will instantly seem more luxurious, more like a private spa than a regular bathroom. Choose a gorgeous tile to complement the stone façade to tie it all together.
You can use stone veneer to put an accent wall anywhere in your home. Create a stone accent wall on the main wall in your living room, or run stone all down the wall of your main foyer. A stone accent wall in your dining room can add rustic charm, and a stone accent wall in your bedroom can make it feel like a luxury suite. Choose the right stone and color to get the look you want.
Forget about plain brick for your patio. Use natural stone to create a more upscale patio with a more interesting design. Flagstone is a wonderful choice that comes in natural colors like tan and gray. Travertine is also popular for Arizona homes since its earthen colors blend well with the desert landscape. Depending on the type of stone and profile you choose, you can create a patio that looks natural or one that is more polished.
Give your patio new life by adding accessories like a sitting wall, ledge, planter or fire pit. You can choose the same stone as your patio for these accessories, or you can choose a complementary stone or veneer to create a unique look. Your contractor or landscape designer can give you some ideas to help you explore the possibilities.
If you are lucky enough to have a pool – which every home in Arizona really should have – you should design the entire area around it to create a beautiful look and convenient functionality. That means choosing a stone that will make a stylish pool design while also providing traction even when wet. Plenty of options are available here, and you can make a simple seating area around the pool or can go more elaborate with water features, a wet bar, entertaining areas and more.
You can use stone in many areas of your home to improve the look, create a more welcoming space and even improve the value of your property. Work with an experienced home remodeler or contractor to explore all the options and to create the right plan for your home.
Valcon General Contractors can help with your residential or commercial remodeling project in Arizona. We have more than 40 years of combined experience, and we use that knowledge to produce the best results and the most innovative designs. We pay close attention to detail, use the highest quality materials, and work with the best subcontractors and suppliers.
One stone supplier in Mesa, Centurion Stone of Arizona is a top stone supply company in the state. Centurion Stone sells top stone like travertine, flagstone, and more. Top commercial clients include McDonald’s, Disney, Walmart and Texaco. We also work with residential clients both large and small. Call for a quote and get the service that makes us the top stone supply company in Mesa.
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Posted: January 10, 2016