The look of a stone fence can enhance your landscape and property’s looks unlike anything else. Using stone for a new fence or replacing your existing wall can prove to be an expensive project. This is where you can consider using faux stone for your fence. Faux stone fences allow you to create the look and feel of stone fences while being budget-friendly.
When it comes to choosing faux stone for your fences, you will come across endless options. At Superior Fence Company of San Antonio, we would like to share the following tips to make it easier for you to choose the perfect faux stone or stone veneer for your fence.
Choosing the Right Faux Stone Fences
There are a number of factors to be considered when choosing the perfect faux stone panels for your fence. It is important to make this choice right the first time. The most important factors are as follows:
The size of the faux stone panels has an impact on how quickly the fence gets completed and the number of panels that will be required. For example, if you have a large-sized project, it is not recommended to choose small-sized panels. Small panels will increase the duration of the installation project and the labor cost.
Related sub-factors include:
- Thickness: Thicker panels tend to be more stable.
- Density: Denser faux stone panels tend to be heavier and are more stable, but are difficult to work with.
Style, Color & Texture
Faux stone panels are available in a wide range of styles, colors, and textures. It is recommended to get the help of an interior designer in assessing these factors. Decide a color, style, or texture that matches or contrasts your existing outdoor theme. Some popular color options in faux stone include:
- Biscotti Tan
- Dusty Gray
- Smokey Ridge
- Slate Gray
- Coconut White
Some popular faux stone styles include:
- Acadia Ledge
- Earth Valley
- Canyon Edge
- Canyon Ridge
- Harvest Ledge Stone
When it comes to texture, it must complement the texture of your existing outdoor elements. You should consider the texture of your outdoor furniture, windows, doors, and siding. If the general outdoor texture is smooth, you can consider contrasting it with rough textured faux stone fences.
When selecting the right faux stone fences, you should also take your budget into account.
- If you have a tight budget, consider a more affordable option.
- More affordable faux stone doesn’t mean the material has lower quality.
- If your budget allows, consider higher-end faux stone panels.
Keep in mind that the size or scale of your project will affect the volume of panels required.
Even the location of the fence affects the choice of faux stone. For example, if the fence is installed near a fireplace, the material should be fire rated. For more information and guidance on choosing faux stone fences, contact Superior Fence Company of San Antonio at (210) 600-3343 or write to us.