Staircase made of artificial stone is a sign of luxury, functional and stylish element of interiors. Purchase of constructions from real rocks is not available to all people, and not every master is ready to undertake such an order. The price for a staircase made of artificial stone is considered relatively low, which makes such structures are very common these days.
The company Lumastone is just engaged in the manufacturing of stairs from artificial stone for country houses to order. We create structures of different types and shapes according to individual projects, taking into account personal requirements and preferences of customers.
Order steps from artificial stone
Many people decide to buy steps from artificial stone for stairs, and all thanks to their undeniable advantages:
- elegant, organic appearance;
- Relatively low weight of constructions;
- excellent performance characteristics;
- long service life;
- Relatively low price steps from artificial stone for stairs compared to natural counterparts;
- Unpretentiousness in care, hygienic;
- harmlessness of raw materials;
- excellent moisture resistance.
It is very convenient that the steps for stairs made of artificial stone can be repaired, because the raw material used lends itself to minor adjustments. Materials do not have in the structure of the pores and microcracks, what is advantageous from the natural rock, mined in the quarry.
If we talk about the disadvantages that have stairs made of artificial stone in the house, we can highlight the tactile coldness of the material, the hardness and high risk of injury if you fall, but these negative aspects have natural rocks, like concrete.
Finishing of stairs with artificial stone
Artificial stone for stairs on the street or inside the house is often called cast stone. This material is made by casting or pressing a mixture of different components (quartz sand, marble chips, resins or other binding elements). Casting stones externally may be similar to marble, malachite, granite, lapis lazuli, onyx for stairs.
To imitate the texture of a natural rock, the following types of materials are usually used to finish the staircase with artificial stone:
- Acrylic. This polymer consists of acrylic resins, aluminum hydroxide, organic glass, mineral additives and pigments.
- Artificial marble. Natural crumb, other mineral fillers and polyester resins are used in production.
- Stoneware. A stone of a multicomponent mixture, which is obtained by sintering and pressing sand, quartz, clay and pigments. Often a shell rock, marble chips are added to the mixture.
- Agglomerate. The composition of this material includes quartz, binders and colors.
The choice of material largely depends on the price of finishing the stairs with artificial stone. In any case, the construction turns out to be very strong and durable. Steps do not always make in the form of solid stone. If you want to save money, a great solution - to buy stairs from artificial stone in the form of overlays. In this case, the basis is a concrete, metal or wooden frame, which is simply finished with a synthetic material. This option is simple and reliable, allows you to save space.
Finishing metal stair steps with artificial stone is made of overlays from 25 to 90 kg (depending on the size of products) with a thickness of 2-3 cm, while solid staircase thickness of at least 10 cm. To avoid smoothness and slipperiness the surface of the products is performed with notches. For the same reason, the pads are not polished, but ground (they have a matte finish).
Besides steps, the company Lumastone makes unique kinds of balusters, railings and other details from an artificial stone for stairs on a photo or sketches of customers. Executed products are of the highest quality and incredibly stylish appearance, they easily tolerate temperature changes, atmospheric precipitation, physical effects. Thanks to this it is possible to finish both interior and exterior stair constructions.