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Cast Stone vs Limestone Fireplaces

  Cast Stone: Pros: • Almost limitless color and texture options • Lower materials/fabrication cost • Good for exteriors because of its weather resistance and resistance to moss and lichen growth • Can be made lighter than stone for applications where weight might be prohibitive or costly Cons: • Limited to stock designs and measurements, […]

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installed cast stone fireplace

Cast Stone Fireplaces

We recently did a post on our limestone fireplaces where we outlined the process of how we design, fabricate, and install our custom designed, hand carved limestone fireplace surrounds. But limestone isn’t the only option for your fireplace surround material. There are, in fact, many other options. Today we’ll focus on a man made material […]

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Custom designed limestone fireplace with mantle by stone center inc

Q&A: Limestone Fireplace Process

Q: I think I want a limestone fireplace surround in my house. What’s the process for having that done? Because each home is unique, each fireplace is unique. We custom design each surround based on the style and look that you, the homeowner, want. Before you come in, it’s a good idea to look around […]

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