The stone is virtually maintenance free and requires no special finish to protect it, however it does need to be protected from water. In the event of remodeling, if excessive dust has accumulated on the product, use an air compressor to remove the dust or dry cloth if minor accumulation of dust occurs. Stone should […]
Yes, if a jobsite is more than 30-40 miles away, some design and budget details must be covered first. For large projects, a quote and a visit with a contractor will be provided.
Yes of course. The installation instructions are very detailed. Please feel free to call for guidance at any time.
Yes, 100% pure copper or pewter powder is mixed with a binding agent. It is applied by hand into custom molds, then naturally cures and hardens. After de-molding, the surface must be polished and buffed by hand to achieve the high polished finish, exactly like hot cast metal.
Yes, there is a rush charge of 15%. Orders cannot be completed in less than 3 weeks.
Scagliola stone weighs approximately 3 to 4 lbs. per sq. ft.
Custom color and finishing are available.
Since each element is handmade, variation in the texture and color shading is created. The appearance of the stone is to be as natural as possible. Color variation is to be expected.
Scagliola is not a cast stone or poured concrete product; it consists of natural stone, marble dust, and chips of stone. Each element is entirely made by hand in Francois & Co.’s workshop in Atlanta. The technique of layering stone into a form requires experience and can only be done by hand. The polishing consists […]
Yes. Most installations are in Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, and California. Installation includes project management and delivery of stone. Use of a stone mason is advised. *Be sure that the stone mason has worked with the particular stone ordered and ask to see some completed projects.*
Cold Cast Stone is a process that has been developed to form metal using powder instead of heat over top of Scagliola stone.
Depending on the size, they may weigh anywhere between 500 and 800 lbs.
Both options of standard and custom range hoods are available.