DVTSTONE®, combined with a manual and artistic skills, provides, by projecting a special coating, an exterior and interior giving the appearance of natural stone siding. This process was developed in the concern and respect for tradition, taking into account the ancestral know-how in this field.
What was thought unthinkable is now possible. With its powerful materials and bluffing technique, you can transform the walls of your front or your interior stone wall.
Add decorative stones on a wall in your living room is a guarantee of an atmosphere that is both rustic and distinguished.
Follow these steps to enhance your décor with the natural warmth of the stone.
Materials: decorative stones, mortar, notched trowel, trowel, level, hammer, finishing nails, ruler, pencil grinder, brush, rag, spray.
Prepare the mixture of mortar according to manufacturer's recommendations and apply it on the bottom of the wall with a notched trowel. Do not apply mortar on a small area at a time to prevent it from drying too rapidly during the laying of stones.
Glue the first stone at the bottom of the wall, pressing firmly.
Glue the second brick on the other face of the wall at right angles to the first. Then put all the stones in the first row at the bottom of the wall.
After completing the implementation of the third row of stones, make sure the installation is straight with a level and adjust as needed.
Use finishing nails to lift the stones to even laying line. Continue applying stones and check the level regularly.
For the last row of stones, it is most likely that you have to cut the bricks. Measure the length to cut and draw a line on the stone.
Use of a grinding machine provided with a blade to cut the concrete stone along the line.
With your hands, break bricks along the slot and file thicker to even cutting edges.
To fill the empty spaces on the corner of the wall, ready mix mortar and dye provided by the manufacturer of stone and apply it between the bricks with a trowel.
Using an old brush, tap the mortar to give it a more natural texture. Let dry for 16-24 hours.
To standardize the color of the mortar and stones, prepare the mixture of patina and coloring provided by the manufacturer and appliquezle on the mortar with a cloth. Start with a lighter shade and apply one or two darker layers by adding a few drops of dye to the initial mixture.
Using a spray, apply the sealant provided by the manufacturer of the stone on the entire surface.