Stone can be cut, giving it the necessary shape and size, but better than this avoided, especially for rounded types of stone, as the 'overall aesthetics' in this case will inevitably suffer. If you really needed to cut stone, it is desirable to 'camouflage' cut in pieces, placing them near the floor or somewhere in the corner. The joints between the stones are sealed by special suture core. Among the latter, well established brands seam fillers MAPEI (Italy). Color filler is selected to match the required stone. When need artificial stone cover water-repellent structure that forms on the surface of an invisible film. Such compounds, water repellents are used for both exterior and for interior works, but the problem they are different.
Outer water-repellent agent is used to protect the stone from adverse atmospheric conditions, and provides ease of internal 'wet cleanups. " Therefore, water repellents are different for external and domestic work. How to distinguish a quality stone? You should carefully consider themselves as product samples and documentation for them. Stone surface should be smooth, not porous. The porous surface can evidence of violations of the technology and the low strength of the stone. This is especially important for the exterior – the larger the stone 'holes', the faster it will damage the stone in the cold. Stone tiles edges should be approximately the same thickness – otherwise the stone will look bad on the wall. It is also desirable to look at the cut stone and see – good or cement weight Through Coloured Rustic Candles.