Category: Product Updates
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Make a Grand Entrance to Your Property with Amber Valley Stone’s Porticos
Porticos first originated from ancient Greece and has influenced many cultures. Traditionally seen in the western world as a sign of wealth and grandeur, modern stone porticos can completely transform the look of the property, and even increase its market value!
Creating a Cast Stone Cill – Time-lapse Video
Amber Valley Stone manufacture a wide range of standard and bespoke Semi-dry cast stone products – vapour-cured for high quality, long-lasting and durable. Each piece we manufacture is carefully crafted to the highest standards. How do we create each piece so carefully? Watch a time-lapse of the manufacture of a Semi-dry Cast Stone Cill by […]
What Are The Benefits Of Glass Fibre Reinforced Concrete (GRC) Door Surrounds?
Amber Valley Stone Ltd is one of very few UK companies to supply Glass Fibre Reinforced Concrete products, with over 25 years’ experience in manufacturing GRC. It’s growing in popularity with many of our customers due to its unique combination of high strength, low weight and environmental benefits. But what exactly is GRC, and what […]
Manufacturing Semi-Dry Cast Stone Cills
Cast stone products are suitable for a wide range of applications. New developments, refurbishment, renovation, private or public sector – no matter what your project involves, precast stone is a cost effective way of bring the beauty of natural stone to the finished product. Standard and bespoke moulds are used to form everything, from cills […]
How Many Stone Moulds?!
Its well known that cast stone products are suitable for a wide range of applications, and that for a longer lasting finish, vapour cured cast stone is the way to go – however, how the finished product comes about is not so clear.
What is Vapour Curing of Semi Dry Cast Stone and what are the benefits?
Cast stone products are suitable for a wide range of applications, ranging from pier caps and copings to window surrounds and porticos. For an even longer lasting, consistent finish, however, vapour cured cast stone is the answer. Due to the specialised manufacturing process, not all cast stone companies practice vapour curing.
What are the main differences between Semi Dry and Wet Cast Stone?
We get asked this on an almost daily basis and wanted to publish some helpful information to assist buyers and specifiers make an informed decision. Both Semi Dry and Wet Cast stone are a durable masonry product that emulates that appearance of natural stone while bringing much more flexibility to the design and production – […]
Caring for your Amber Valley Stone products
Correct care of Amber Valley cast stone products prior to installation is vital for best results. When it comes to transporting, storing & opening your delivery, Amber Valley Stone want to ensure the safety of your products and most importantly, yourself. To that end, we’ve compiled a short do’s and don’ts video on the safest […]