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Artificial Stone Building Ornaments

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Faux stone or architectural cast stone is a highly refined building material, a form of precast concrete used as masonry intended to simulate natural stone. It is used for architectural features: sills, window and door frames, trim, arches, moldings, or ornament, facing buildings or other structures, statuary and for garden ornaments.

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Is cast stone building ornaments structural?

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Cast stone is highly suitable for use as an architectural ornament, trim, or facade. Moreover, it can be reinforced, allowing it to have both the structural advantages of concrete and the aesthetics of natural cut stone.

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Is cast stone real stone?

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No, it's not but it may look very similar to natural limestone or sandstone. Cast stone is an imitation stone made of Portland cement, chemical admixtures and aggregates such as quartz, limestone, sand or granite. Cast stone is easier to work with than natural stone.

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What is durable cast stone?

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Cast Stone has been a prime building material for hundreds of years. Cast Stone can be integrally reinforced with steel and precisely colored through aggregates or mineral oxides. Mix designs have tested engineering values, which result in a predictable durable life.

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What is the difference between cast stone and limestone?

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They can be confused because they look very similar, but of course they are very different materials: Limestone is a natural material that is quarried and delivered to the site, while cast stone is a man-made material.

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How to clean cast stone architectural works?

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Cover the doors and windows next to the cast stone to avoid damage from the acid in the cleaner. Use the hose to spray the cast stone with water. Use a soft brush to apply water to the hard to reach architectural trims. Wear rubber gloves and apply the cleaner to a small area carefully.

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