Architectural stone can be used in many ways in both residential and commercial settings. It can be used throughout for an elegant and complete look, as a strategic statement or visual element that draws the eye, or simply as a finishing detail that ties a look together. Whatever way you choose to use architectural stone elements, they are sure to elevate the overall appearance of a space. Architectural stone molding is one way to tie a complete stone look together or simply add an elegant element to a space. Below are 4 different types of stone molding that can be incorporated in any residential or commercial setting.
4 Types of Stone Molding
- Stone Chair Rails
- Stone rails were traditionally installed to protect the wall from damage if a chair bumped into it. While they have generally not been used that way for many decades, chair rails are still a common architectural element that adds beauty and style. Chair rails can be made of a variety of material but stone chair rails are particularly unique and elegant. Chair rails can be installed at a variety of heights and can either be installed alone on the wall or may accompany other architectural details.
- Stone V-Caps
- Stone V-caps are another type of architectural molding that adds a completed look to a stone application. Stone v-caps are often used in places like showers, countertops, pools, and on walls.
- Stone Stair Treads
- Stair treads are essentially the part of stairs that you step on. They tend to get a lot of wear and tear so stone stair treads are a great choice because of durability. In addition to durability, stone stair treads add elegance and unique style. Stone stair treads can be used indoors or outdoors and are capable of standing up to years of wear and tear.
- Stone Wall Caps
- Wall caps are used very commonly and complete the finished look of any wall. When a wall is installed there is the base, the primary portion/body of the wall, and then a wall cap is installed on top to finish the aesthetic appearance and protect the wall structure from damage. Stone wall caps come in a variety of materials to ensure that they can be seamlessly installed with any stone wall.