Stacked Stone Backsplash
About Stacked Stone Backsplash
Stacked stone backsplash is one of the many ways to enhance the beauty of your home. This process
requires skilled techniques to execute the installation properly. These types of materials can be setup in
every component of the home like walls, bathroom, living places, or kitchens. Aside from the appeal of natural
rock, stack stone backsplashes and products are durable and very long lasting.
It is a unique three-dimensional veneer
composed of cut stone pieces. These come attached to a backing and are installed in modules like tile. You can find
these panels in most garden supply stores and tile showrooms, with prices ranging from $10-40 per square foot. All
in all, it will depend on the size of your project.
Stacked Stone Backsplash Installation
To pull this off, the stone cladding method is used and is utilized by many designers to add
vibrancy on to a rather uninteresting structure. Makers stack these rocks to recreate nature's all-natural
stone walls seen in waterfalls and also cliffs.
Stack stone cladding may seem like a very
complex structure because of the time it takes to install. The stacked stone are either replicas (faux rocks) or
natural ones which are quarried into numerous forms and dimensions. Care must be taking to ensure that the sizes are cut and
shaped according to fit. The staggered look is what makes stack stone backsplash so special.
Stacked Stone Backsplash Ideas
The following examples are a few ideas on where
to add a touch of coziness to your house through rock cladding.
Kitchen – Stacked stone
backsplash are a luxurious addition to any kitchen. When considering backsplash ideas, it’s important to note
proximity to heat sources in your kitchen. Stacked stone backsplash will provide a more natural look compared to
tile and basic stone backsplash because of its jagged edges and unevenness. This creates the whole natural rocky
The fireplace - The fireplace
is a desired spot particularly during cold weather conditions. Bricks are a common fireplace material however stack
stone design is a good alternative. Use dry rock in differing thickness and simple shades to mimic a natural
mountain ambience. You can also step back into the past with a fireplace that utilizes quarry stones in polygonal
type setups. The stacked stones may bring a new sense of warmth during the course of the year.
Mini-Waterfalls - Listening to
the sound of water, the natural sounds of it are known to enhance relaxation. Thus, consider installing waterfalls
inside the garden, patio, or for the more ambitious, perhaps even in the bathroom. For a contemporary modern feel,
decorate a traditional surface with stacked rocks. The water must be flowing close to the stones as much as
possible; the effect is to amplify the sound of running water. The smooth flowing sounds will provide a calming
Nature enthusiasts can create a stack rock pond
alongside waterfalls. Pond walls can be built using dry-stacked rocks. The waterfall pedestal can be created with
stacked rocks that are layered into different levels. A blend of actual as well as simulated stones can be