Thin Stone Veneer in Milton, Georgia
Adding brick or stone to exterior siding or an interior fireplace creates a sophisticated architectural focal point and adds style to any home. The most popular choice in thin veneer installation at the moment is cultured stone. Cultured stone is a manufactured veneer product that adds the look of real stone or brick as an interior or exterior accent. Allgood Construction Services, Inc. is a trusted Milton, Georgia installer of thin stone veneer, both natural and cultured.
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Should I Install Cultured Stone in Milton or Natural Stone Veneer?
When judging from afar they look identical. Cultured stone is a man-made product that is designed to look like natural stone. Cultured stone is typically made of concrete and then pressed into "stone-shaped" molds. Natural stone veneer is quarried from the earth. Larger pieces are sliced to create thin veneers that Milton masons install on siding and fireplaces. The major difference in function and appearance between the two is that many of the cultured stones are identical in color and/or shape so at a close inspection it is noticeable that they are impostors.
Natural stone tends to be more durable because it is also less porous than manufactured stone. It can handle a beating from a pressure washer more readily than cultured stone. The cultured veneer installed in Milton tends to more easily adhere to a variety of surfaces that natural stone does not, such as existing masonry or wood frames. Interestingly, the price difference is not as big as one may assume. Although natural stone is more expensive to purchase and to install, cultured stone is more difficult to maintain and is less durable. In the end, it comes down to personal preference. If you're trying to decide between installing natural thin stone veneer siding in Milton or cultured veneer, call the professionals at (770) 336-7876 for more information.
Veneer Stone Fireplace Installation in Milton
Nothing adds a sophisticated yet cozy feel to a family room like a stone fireplace does. If you are put off by the price tag associated with installing a natural stone surround on a fireplace, take a look at veneer! It's lighter and less expensive, yet just as stunning. Today's stone veneer looks and feels so much like the real thing, it will be tricky to tell the difference. Since 2003, Allgood Construction Services, Inc. has installed stone veneers to fireplaces in Milton.
Allgood Construction Services, Inc.'s stone veneer installation process:
- First, the base layer is installed using builder's grade felt
- Next, a metal lath is placed on top of the felt
- Our masons then get to work applying the scratch coat which is composed of mortar
- We then comb the scratch coat to achieve horizontal grooves for the stones to adhere to
- Our design experts then assemble your stones into the template that will be installed
- Stone pieces are scored and ground to create an exact fit
- Corner pieces are then installed with mortar to frame the area
- The header stones are installed next to ensure a level installation
- The field is finished according to the template that was built
- Finally, the joints are filled with grout and allowed to cure
Thin Stone Veneer Siding Installation in Milton
If you are searching for a quick and relatively inexpensive to transform the exterior of your home and add style and pizazz to your house, consider installing stone veneer. Whether cultured or natural, stone veneer siding installed in Milton by the experts at Allgood Construction Services, Inc. is simple to achieve. Not only does installing thin stone veneer give your home a more sophisticated look, it even adds value to your property. Many people choose to install cultured or natural stone veneer as exterior accents, around the garages, on the bottom 1/3 of the siding, and around columns. The options are limitless! Call (770) 336-7876 for more information.
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WHAT CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING:
★★★★★ - "Mark and his team constructed an outdoor fireplace, outdoor kitchen, and completely refaced our indoor fireplace. From design to the daily interaction with the crew, the entire process was seamless. We are thrilled with our new outdoor space and love the updated interior fireplace. We highly recommend Allgood Construction!"
Cathy Pursell in Milton, GA2020-06-15
★★★★★ - "Working with Mark and his crew could not have been better. I’m still amazed at the quality and attention to detail that was applied to our outdoor living space and fireplace. From the detailed budget down to the last bit of dirt being removed at the end of the project, perfection! I’d highly recommend Allgood to anyone that looking for high-quality work."
Craig Hartin in Marietta, GA2022-08-07
★★★★★ - "Great experience. Terrific workmanship. Professional. I would hire them again with no second thoughts. Highly recommend."
Gary Novak in Lawrenceville, GA2022-02-21
★★★★★ - "Mark and his crew were a pleasure to work with, and we couldn’t be more pleased with the final result! Our project included an outdoor fireplace with wood storage, a patio with permeable stone pavers, fence, and lighting. The attention to detail and quality of work have made our new outdoor space everything we had hoped for. Mark was very knowledgeable and helped to make our vision a reality while also offering recommendations based on his many years of experience. I would happily recommend Allgood Construction Services!"
★★★★★ - "They did a fabulous job with the Local Republic - McCray's patio!"
Aura-Leigh S, Patio in Alpharetta, GA2021-05-14
★★★★★ - "I am very pleased with the outcome of the brick veneer wall in my living room. The crew really knows what they are doing. Overall happy with the output and will rehire or recommend to friends/family."
Krunal Patel, Brick2021-05-14
★★★★★ - "Mark's team did a great job! They do beautiful work and we couldn't be more pleased."
Chris Bowers in Duluth, GA2021-02-08
★★★★★ - "Great experience, totally satisfied. Completed on time, total cleaning of the area, and very personable staff."
Wayne Turner in Cumming, GA2021-01-08
★★★★★ - "We read all the reviews on this website and we wondered, how could a company receive such high recommendations from so many clients.
Well, we discovered, it's all true! The Allgood Team is amazing! Yes, they perform the basics - show up on time, work until the job is done, clean up is perfect, and everyone is very pleasant to talk to. But that is just the beginning - these masons are professionals. They make sure the job is done with precision and to the customer's design specifications. These are qualities that are hard to find today. Mark is the President and was extremely responsive to all our questions and concerns. His professionalism and knowledge of the masonry field are beyond anyone else we talked to - and we talked to several companies. Allgood was by far superior in every aspect and on every level. There really is no need to contact anyone else. This is the best around! I should add that we have received many compliments from our neighbors!"
MLJ & YK in Brookhaven, GA2020-10-14
★★★★★ - "Mark and his skilled team participated in our home renovation providing a new brick mailbox, a basement fireplace, and exterior fixes to the stonework on the house and relocating a poolside stacked stone retaining wall. His team works to please and the results are excellent. All debris was removed from the job sites. Communication throughout the individual phases was also excellent."
Don Runyon in Peachtree Corners, GA2020-09-24
★★★★★ - "My husband and I contacted Mark Allgood to update the entryway of our house. Mark presented us with an itemized quote in just a few days after meeting with us and discussing the look we wanted. Although our start day was delayed because of coronavirus issues, Mark kept in contact with us for an updated start date. Mark’s team was efficient to demo the sidewalk and entry area. Mark and his team poured a new sidewalk that flared to the width of the new steps. They installed a combination of fieldstone and Tennessee blue stone on the steps. The fieldstone in the entryway looks wonderful. Two new cedar posts on fieldstone bases complete the updated look. Mark and his team worked hard and finished the project in a timely manner, working around rain delays. They were very pleasant and friendly to have on location. The workmanship is excellent. The finished project is just what we wanted, and we would definitely recommend Mark Allgood to others."
Teri Summers in Buford, GA2020-08-24
★★★★★ - "Great work. Made it very easy for me."
Anonymous in Suwanee, GA2020-04-06
★★★★★ - "Allgood Construction is an incredible company and did an outstanding job on our outdoor patio! First, from the beautiful stone fireplace to the stone wall and stone columns, their quality of work and level of detail is beyond anything we could have imagined! We entertain all the time and the first thing our friends say is.. "who did your fireplace, it’s beautiful!!” In addition to outstanding quality..they started on time, was extremely professional while at our home (cleaning up at the end of each day) and they even finished ahead of schedule with impeccable quality! We highly recommend Mark and Allgood Construction!"
Julie Peterson in Johns Creek, GA2019-10-29
★★★★★ - "Allgood replaced our brick front steps and fixed an issue where water was leaking. Their work was exceptional and professional and would highly recommend them to anyone."
Bob Watson in Alpharetta, GA2019-09-23
★★★★★ - "It was a pleasure to rebuild our neighborhood's front entrance with Allgood Construction. Six years before our rebuild began, Allgood helped quantify our original entrance's value for GDOT negotiations. Once our RFP was released, Allgood dug into the details to submit a very professional, detailed bid and was selected to manage the overall construction AND to install our substantial rock work. Allgood stands out for 3 reasons. (1) They will be around for years to advise ahead and warranty after. (2) Mark Allgood is a detail oriented person that is not going to allow mistakes to be ignored. (3) Mark cares about his employees and is able to retain trusted and skilled labor to build beautiful rock structures."
Jennifer in Cumming, GA2019-08-06
★★★★★ - "We had a house fire in 2018. The contractors presented by our insurance were less than capable. Mark Allgood came as a recommendation from Atlas Piers. We could never find anyone better than Mark Allgood and his crew! There was the Bright Light in a tough year! We are forever grateful for the skilled and beautiful job Mark did to rebuild our entire brick and stone front entrance. He built the entire structure much more solidly than it originally had been built. Mark was able to satisfy even the pickiest critics! He carries heavy insurance and W/C... a rarity in the masonry industry. We love it and receive compliments on a regular basis."
Clare W in Peachtree Corners, GA2019-05-20
★★★★★ - "Wish we could give 10 stars...that's how impressed we are with Mark and Allgood Construction Services Inc! From the very first phone conversation to the completion of the installation of our new brick enclosed mailbox, Mark's professionalism, courtesy, plus the outstanding work done by his crew, was top notch! Mark is our absolute go-to guy for future home projects! Many thanks!!"
Mary L in Loganville, GA2019-03-11
★★★★★ - "I could not be happier with the service and final product provided by Mark and his team! I work for Meridian Brick in Atlanta and was needing a mason to build a display for a national trade show we attended. Mark was recommended to me by a teammate of mine and he rocked the job! He was tasked to create an 880 piece Mona Lisa with 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" brick squares from a layout we provided and it turned out great! His team also laid the brick for 12 boxes we had that ranged in size which would ultimately create a large display. The sizes of the boxes were odd and he made it work. There were at least 10 different patterns he applied the brick in and the display turned out beautiful! I couldn't recommend Mark and his team enough. We will definitely be working with him on future installs."
Alexis in Alpharetta, GA2019-03-04
★★★★★ - "Couldn't be happier with the work provided by Mark and his team. Had our fireplace redone from floor to ceiling, it looks amazing. It's exactly what I wanted. They were on time, clean, neat, dependable, trustworthy, and all of the things you just don't find these days in regards to a good contractor. Amazing job! Highly recommend!"
Mary in Lake Arrowhead, GA2019-02-25
★★★★★ - "We recently hired Mark to thin-brick our fireplace. His team arrived prepared and took extra care to keep a clean and safe working environment. I couldn't be happier with how the project turned out. They did a great job! Prices were fair and reasonable! Thanks, Mark!"
Joe in Atlanta, GA2019-02-04
★★★★★ - "Mark and his crew replaced our damaged brick mailbox. It looks great! Thanks for the quality job!"
Diane in Buford, GA2019-01-14
★★★★★ - "We had Allgood stone two fireplaces in a new home we are building in Cumming. They showed up when promised ( which in itself we found to be exceptional based on our experience during the whole building process) and responded quickly to address any questions or concerns that we had during the process. They did an EXCELLENT job and we LOVE our fireplaces! We highly recommend Mark and Allgood Construction!!"
The Newburys in Cumming, GA2018-09-24
★★★★★ - "Good stone masonry is hard to find these days. But I was very fortunate to find Allgood Construction Services, Inc. online after searching quite some time and had them rebuilt our Stone Fireplace in our family room. They did truly outstanding work, I feel it looks like a piece of “Art”. Their reviews were quite impressive earning all five stars from every customer but I wasn’t sure how reliable the reviews were. These good reviews about them are really TRUE !!! Thank you, everyone, who worked at our house."
Sang C., Fireplace in Atlanta, GA2018-06-12
★★★★★ - "Mark is first rate. He doesn't nickel and dime, but instead, gives full-service execution necessary for an A+ job. He is personally involved from scoping through execution and post-install follow up and his team is top notch.
My wife and I were very happy with our outdoor kitchen buildout. It exceeded expectations.
Mark also brings a real design perspective and in our case, he brought design elements such as dramatic under-lighting, slow-close stainless drawers, and stone chiseled and contoured with the same curve as our grill top that we wouldn't have thought of ourselves.
Additionally, Mark thinks ahead to future-proof his developments. For example, in our case, our soil was a little loose so he thought ahead to bring structural engineers in to ensure a solid foundation.
I would give Allgood the highest possible recommendation in terms quality of delivery, quality of service, quality of outcome, quality of team and ease of doing business with. Top notch!"
Jay Harrison in Atlanta, GA2018-04-30
★★★★★ - "We have used Mark and his company for years. Simply the best! He listens and creates your ideas ...... you will enjoy their work"
★★★★★ - "Mark and his crew recently installed a stone fireplace for my wife and I. The end result was absolutely beautiful! They were very professional and equally as talented at their craft. We couldn’t be happier! And the care they took to cover and protect our floors and furniture was top notch. When the job was complete, they not only vacuumed the family room floor, they mopped and dusted as well. They treated our home like it was their own. I would highly recommend Allgood Construction for any masonry job!"
Scott in Lawrenceville, GA
★★★★★ - "Amazing work. They did a job in my home 5 years ago and it still looks like new!!!!!"
Gordon Bussey in Berkeley Lake, GA
★★★★★ - "Mark and his crew are great! We had our entire 2 story builders grade fireplace torn down and updated with brick. We went with a rustic wooden mantel that turned out much darker than we wanted but it still looks fantastic! All work was completed in just 2 days! They were all super friendly and professional, they definitely care about giving quality work."
★★★★★ - "I can't say enough about our experience! We had an indoor fireplace remodel. The work was top notch from the beginning to the end. We could not be more pleased. The fireplace is beautiful!! Exceptional care is taken to keep the dust to a minimum -everything is covered and protected, and the clean up was amazing! I would, without a doubt, recommend Mark & Allgood Construction - you will not be disappointed!!!"
Dale & Sherry Bozeman in Flowery Branch, GA
★★★★★ - "Never seen such good work repetitively on every job. Been laying for about 15 years and I'm very picky about my work. My hat's off to the gentleman in charge and his skilled workers!"
★★★★★ - "The Allgood Construction crew is amazing! They take great care in completing their work and take great pride in making certain that the work is excellent. We would be happy to give them a 5-Star reference."
C. Martin in Suwanee, GA
★★★★★ - "Mark was AWESOME!!! Cannot describe how wonderful my home looks thanks to his crew !!! They did the stone on my house, my porch and my Fireplace ! And WOW!!! Could not be happier !!! If you're looking for a quality job, look no Further !!!!"
By Charline Benifield in Flowery Branch, GA
★★★★★ - "Mark Allgood referred me to his website : www.allgood-construction-services.com so I could give my information in email for an appointment/ estimate. I am looking forward to hearing from him as he was Exceptionally Highly Recommended by Atlas Piers of Atlanta. Atlas Piers has an impeccable reputation! So for this referral to Allgood masonry, I am looking forward to hear Mark Allgood's artisan resolution. Mark Allgood is considered One of the Absolute Best!!! A true Artisan!"
C W Teague in Peachtree Corners, GA
★★★★★ - "Mark came highly recommended by neighbors on the NextDoor App. I decided to hire him after having to let previous masons go that were not doing the job correctly. I handed Mark a photo of what I wanted from HOUZZ... NEVER in my wildest dreams did I expect him and his crew to make my fireplace look even better than that of the photo... AND they were on time everyday worked on and he even squeezed us into his busy schedule since we had a torn out fireplace by the time I hired him. I HIGHLY recommend that you not only hire Mark and his team, but if you were only considering doing a fireplace or any masonry work and weren't sure you wanted to do it... HOLY COW my fireplace MAKES MY HOME. I cannot stop staring at this masterpiece. I wish I could include a photo... Everyone that comes over has admired his work. THANK YOU SO MUCH! HONEST, DEPENDABLE AND AMAZING QUALITY. You Definitely get what you pay for with Mark Allgood!!!"
G&J Alexander in Johns Creek, GA
★★★★★ - "Mark and his team helped us determine the best way to repair a cracked wall on our property. The repair was done right and looks fantastic. I highly recommend Mark and Allgood team for Masonry work."
Marlene in Alpharetta, GA
★★★★★ - "WOW!! From start to finish! I have been building houses in Atlanta since 1993. This is the best rock job I have seen by far. The stacked stone almost looks like it was chipped by a machine. Great service on time and left the jobsite cleaner than they found it! Use Mark on your next project and well it will be... All Good!! Thanks Mark"
Tim Bell in Cumming, GA
★★★★★ - "There are people who lay rocks and there are those few craftsmen who turn rock masonry into a work of art to be enjoyed through the generations. 10 years ago, Mark built a beautiful stacked stone fireplace at my lake house. Everything was perfect. 5 years later when I was ready for an outdoor fireplace, I never considered another mason. It would have been a complete waste of time. Mark again answered the call and I could not be more pleased. It is a one-of-a-kind structure. My daughter wants her wedding to be there....one day! What else can I say?"