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Many people like the look of stone, so they have an artificial stone coating added to some of the surfaces in their homes. It can be applied to the exterior of a house or on walls, columns, or ceilings on the interior to create give them a realistic stone appearance. One of the most popular faux stone products is SprayStone and here are some tips to help you find a spray stone contractor.
Learn the Product
When you’re trying to find a professional contractor to spray coat the surfaces in your home, you need to know for what you’re looking. Many companies applying faux stone products also work with stucco and do masonry repairs. When searching online, such search words like faux stone, SprayStone or stone coatings so you find those contractors who specialize in providing services to give your home the realistic stone appearance you desire.
Look for Certification
If you specifically want the SprayStone product on your home, look for contractors who are certified in its installation. These professionals have been trained in the correct techniques to mix the material, preparing the surfaces to be covered, how to prime the surfaces so the material sticks to it and how to correctly apply it. If the contractor you’re discussing surface coating with doesn’t have a certification from the SprayStone company, then they are probably not selling it and they’re definitely not trained to install it.
Check Contractor Websites
When you generate a list of faux stone contractors in your area, check to see if they have websites and, if they do, look them up to find out which services they offer. The website should list SprayStone as one of the products they offer and the site may even give some indication the company’s technicians are certified in its application. In addition, you should confirm the companies have contractor licenses from the state and are insured in case your property is damaged while they’re working at your house.
Get Professional Recommendations
If you’re having a new home built, you can ask the contractor for recommendations on companies in your area who install SprayStone. Since they coordinate the construction of houses, work with interior designers and coordinate the application of all the materials on the outside and inside of the house, they should know which contractors provide SprayStone installations. If they don’t know of anyone, then check with interior designers because they may have worked with professional contractors who apply faux stone products and know which sell SprayStone.
Contact SprayStone Distributors
Go to the SprayStone company’s website and look for distributors who would be responsible for selling their products to companies in your region. There will be a list of distributors on the site, whose names you can search for on the internet to get their contact information. Then you can call or email them to find contractors in the area who install the product.
Using these tips, you can find a certified SprayStone contractor in your area to give your home the look of real stone.