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, there is a rush charge of 15%. Orders cannot be completed in less than 3 weeks.
Only on a per project basis. Scagliola flooring is to be considered when looking for antique French limestone flooring. Scagliola will give an amazing result for these applications because of its washed and distressed finishes. Scagliola stone flooring runs $20 to $25 per sq. ft., therefore it only makes sense to use it when comparing […]
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 […]
Refuse the shipment from the carrier and contact the shipping manager at 678.702.5200.
Warm water and a mild liquid soap is best. NEVER apply abrasive cleaning agents such as acid to the stone. Stone must be sealed after application. Seal stone every one to two years.
Stones are tumbled in order to give them a worn look. Tumbling solution contains water, sand, and a mild acid to achieve this look.
You will receive two kits, one for grout and one for repairs.
Yes, in house. If stone is exposed to food and drink we recommend Heavy Duty Sealer by Stone Tech.
Some types of stone are not able to tolerate severe weather. These stones may fade, crack, or crumble. Contact with water may cause multicolored stones’ color to bleed. Stones with textured surfaces provide better slip-resistance than smooth, polished stone.
Some products can be special ordered in different thickness – minimum quantity requirements must be met.
Yes, certain stones can be ordered cut to size – minimum quantity requirements must be met.
A stone pattern is achieved by selecting stones of various sizes. This technique optimizes the chances of a truly unique end result.
Natural stone is created by pressure and high temperatures over millions of years within the earth’s crust. These stones are harvested from various geological locations for their vibrant coloring, durability, timeless appeal, and other unique characteristics. example: limestone and marble.