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Stone Works
« on: April 07, 2010, 02:56:49 AM »
Is it true that fabricated stone works fade? Dapat ba natural stones talaga ang gamit? Dahil daw nagfafade yung paint nun. Anyone who's experience this na? TIA

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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2010, 03:39:24 PM »
We always use natural stones, even if we have to import these.
We just prefer to think that natural/the original is best.

However,  fabricated stone works do have certain advantages...
    such as -- these can be installed where natural stone may not be practical to install cost-wise;
    uniformity is easier to achieve
    labor cost comes out cheaper since there is no time wasted in making "asinta" or fitting, and/or trimming the natural stones to appropriate sizes

I share the view too that these "fade" in time.
But these also have the advantage of not being as prone to damage or aging due to pollution, water exposure, etc.

What you can do is to ask the supplier/manufacturer/importer for written assurance that the fabricated stoneworks will maintain its color for x no. of years....  If they are willing to put down 15 years... what the heck, that is just as good as natural stoneworks. 

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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2010, 04:19:39 PM »
thanks sis! ask ko na rin if ok lang na hindi na tiktikin yung cement na pagdidikitan at pandikit na lang daw ang gagamitin. pero nalimutan ko kung anong tawag dun sa pandikit e. yun din ang pandikit na ginagamit ng mga tamad magsemento sa tiles. tama ba yun? parang feeling ko hindi e pero wala lang akong experience kaya hindi ko mapatigasan na di dapat pandikit ang gamitin.

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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2010, 10:43:50 PM »
E kasi nga fabricated, simulation siya ng look and feel ng original so the material used is that of lower quality. Maganda talaga ang natural stone.

I used MACTAN STONE in my bf resort drive, las pinas project. It will not fade of course but it will have "lumot." The natural beauty of the stone will come out of that.
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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2010, 09:36:52 AM »
thanks sis! ask ko na rin if ok lang na hindi na tiktikin yung cement na pagdidikitan at pandikit na lang daw ang gagamitin. pero nalimutan ko kung anong tawag dun sa pandikit e. yun din ang pandikit na ginagamit ng mga tamad magsemento sa tiles. tama ba yun? parang feeling ko hindi e pero wala lang akong experience kaya hindi ko mapatigasan na di dapat pandikit ang gamitin.

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Well, shortcuts are shortcuts... they wll do for awhile tapos, uulitin mo uli.  The best way to kapit all that is the old tiktik method.
I am sure by this time you are already reynang reynang salpak sa bahay mong maganda.   
One day I will invite myself to eat your sapin sapin ha. 

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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2010, 11:43:42 AM »
^ thanks sis! they made tiktik naman din in the end. gumamit sila ng grinder para mabilis. makulit kasi ako. at palagi kami nag-aaway nun foreman ko. pati hinges ng cabinet pinag-aawayan namin.

at eto na nga. reynang reyna na since makalipat kami. reyna ng labada, kusina at ng kung ano ano pa. sige, sabihin mo lang kung kailan ang sapin sapin/peachy peachy party. hehe!

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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2010, 05:23:52 PM »
would anyone know where i can find affordable natural stones? hubby and i went to ace hardware to check out synthetic stones and we didn't like them. they're priced at around 1k per sqm there but i'm sure mas mura pa sa iba. ayaw din namin ng designs ng synthetic stones eh. so we want to check out some real ones. we're eyeing bricks for our accent wall. found some suppliers in sulit but i want to know if anyone can suggest their own suppliers. thanks! :)

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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2010, 12:07:11 PM »
along balintawak. tabi tabi sila dun. the price depends on the type of stone. pero not as much as engineered stone works.

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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2010, 11:44:16 AM »
^thanks dear. :) will drop by on a weekend to check. buti na lang sa may QC rin ako nakatira. will share my inputs here. :)

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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2011, 03:30:28 PM »
To those sisses who have already installed deco stones, may I know the costs (Kahit estimate lang), at the process sa pagdikit nito, Kasi I am planning our wall fence medyo maliit lang naman ang space para for accent purposes lang din.
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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #10 on: October 01, 2011, 02:32:47 PM »
sis ang alam ko around 1.2k and up [textspeak!] cost nun per square meter....natural stone sana kunin mo pero depende parin kasi..sa artificial stone meron talagang nag fafade sa ganyan...lagyan lang ng top coat an dr lock...ok na yun safe na un from alage at dirt etc...di pa sia magfafafade

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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2012, 02:20:58 PM »
i dunno if tama ba na dito ipost to.. san ba nakakbili ng italian granite?
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Re: Stone Works
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2012, 08:29:56 PM »
^sa edsa munoz-balintawak madami. magkakatabi yun. sila din ang nagbebenta ng mga stone works.

 

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