Fernhill Stone’s Step by Step Guide on How to Install Stone Cladding


Fernhill Stone, the professional stone cladding providers show you how to apply stone cladding to walls, so that you can do it yourself in a few easy steps. Learn something new and save money at the same time!

Choose your stone cladding and ensure you have the correct materials for the installation process. The tools you need include;

  • Hand grinder
  • Hatchet
  • Wide mouth nippers
  • Pointing gun
  • Metal stick
  • Brush
  • Mason’s trowel
  • Hammer
  • Spirit level
  • Wheel barrow
  • Wood/ metal strike tool
  • Tuck pointer
  • Electric mortar mixer

You must also wear the following protective equipment for healthy and safety reasons;

  • Steel toecap boots
  • Hi visibility clothing
  • Hard hat
  • Work gloves
  • Goggles

The video now shows you the step by step process. Prepare the surface with water resistant barriers from the bottom up smoothly, making sure that upper layer laps lower at least four inches. Then apply the corrosion resistant metal lath using galvanized fasteners.

It then shows you how to install the mortar to the walls and clean excess mortar from the edges. Don’t forget to clean the wall with detergent and water. For detailed information on how to apply stone cladding to walls take a look at this YouTube video:

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