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Toronto, February 2, 2009 - Stone Selex to explain substantial savings for home builders at the National Home Show
Jerry Lebiedzinski, President of Stone Selex Inc., observes, "The current economic climate -- reduced access to credit, lower prices, and nervous investors -- means builders must compete in a tough buyer's market. It's essential to reduce costs wherever possible. Yet, home buyers still demand top quality and enduring beauty."
Increasingly, builders are solving this dilemma by taking advantage of modern materials like artificial stone veneer, sometimes referred to as a stone facing, manufactured stone, or faux stone.
"Besides the lower cost of the stone veneer itself," explains Mr. Lebiedzinski, "artificial stone veneer's light weight means a substantial reduction in the cost of shipping, labor, and foundations and footings. At our booth at the National Home Show we'll explain to builders and renovators how they can achieve a savings of $1,700 to $4,000 on an average-sized detached home."
Using manufactured stone veneer for Fireplaces as a replacement for Stone Fireplaces reduces costs and adds up to the ever-important curb appeal that attracts qualified buyers.
"The popularity of brick and the convenience of vinyl siding has inhibited creativity and led to a rash of new subdivisions filled with repetitive designs that look as if they all came off the same assembly line," says Mr. Lebiedzinski.
Countering this trend, savvy builders have discovered the range of possibilities provided by artificial stone veneer.
Modeled after natural stone and virtually indistinguishable from the original, faux stone veneer is manufactured from a formulation of Portland cement, natural aggregates, and carefully selected pigments.
Durable, light weight, and easy to work with, the material can substitute for wall stone in both interior and exterior projects ranging from chimneys and stone fireplaces, to fences, pillars, stone walls, and stone facings.
There is also the option to add stone veneer to popular traditional materials like wood siding, stucco, and board-and-batten, giving your home a custom-built look at affordable prices.
Now, in combination with stone veneer accents, these techniques make possible unique designs that are more attractive then vinyl siding alone and less expensive than traditional brick.
Stone Selex will occupy booth 2005 at the National Home Show from February 20 to March 1, 2009, to be held at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes' Blvd., Toronto, Ontario.
About Stone Selex Inc.
Based in the greater Toronto area, Stone Selex supplies manufactured stone veneer to wholesalers, construction companies, and individual buyers across Kitchner, London, Hamilton, Brampton, Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes. Their product is covered by a 50-year warranty and is ideally suited for a wide variety of both interior and exterior construction projects.
For further information: Jerry Lebiedzinski, President, Stone Selex Inc., Tel: +1-905-672-2887
Stone Selex is based in the Greater Toronto Area and works with clients throughout Ontario, from Ottawa and Cornwall, to Sarnia and Windsor (Tecumesh, LaSalle, Lakeshore), to Thunder Bay. We offer standard delivery to all Ontario cities including St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville, Milton, Mississauga, Port Credit, Georgetown, Brampton, Bramalea, Etobicoke, Toronto, Willowdale, North York, Scarborough, Woodbridge, Maple, King City, Concord, Richmond Hill, Markham, Unionville, Stratford, Oshawa, Whitby, Clarington, Acton, Erin, Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Brantford, Brant, Brockville, Woodstock, Barrie, Carp, Innisfil, Midland including Tay and Penetanguishene, Orillia, Ramara, Leamington including Kingsville, Sudbury, Chatham, Kent, London, Kingston, South Frontenac, Peterborough including Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield, Belleville, Cornwall, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Kawartha Lake, Muskoka, Norfolk, Timmins, Owen Sound, and many more.