Avoiding Failures With Manufactured Stone
Manufactured stone claddings (aka "faux stone") capture and hold on to water, so...
Q&A: Creating a Non-Combustible Wall Behind a Gas Stove
What's the best way to create a non-combustible surface behind a gas stove in a living room?
Mixing Cladding and Stick-On Stone
Make sure you get the water-management details right the first time around
Upgrading the WRB With a Drainage Mat
Installing one of these membranes can help prevent rot behind stone and masonry...
Anchoring a Railing To Stone
Q. Anchoring a Railing To Stone I need to secure the base of a wrought-iron handrail to an exterior granite landing. My plan is to drill holes into the stone and use anchors. What's the best way to do this without cracking the stone, and what should I use for anchors? I am concerned that wedge anchors might cause cracks.