Transform Your Property with Cast Stone Visual Impact

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Before Cast Stone Effect
Procter Cast Stone has prepared 'before and after' cast stone images to demonstrate the visual impact that can be achieved using this versatile and cost-effective construction material. Cast stone is a popular way to add visual appeal and individuality to properties, with reputable suppliers such as Procter Cast Stone offering an extensive choice of standard products as well as manufacturing bespoke designs to architects' specifications. Cast stone is almost always more cost-effective than using natural stone, especially where repetitive work is involved, and can easily pay for itself by increasing the property's value.

Procter Cast Stone is a full member of UKCSA (UK Cast Stone Association), which recently commissioned Ipsos MORI to conduct a national opinion poll into attitudes towards cast stone. Using images similar to those shown here to illustrate the differences between properties with and without cast stone details, the researchers established that 79 per cent of the British public prefer properties with cast stone. Moreover, the survey revealed that people are prepared to pay an average of 4.9 per cent more for a property detailed in cast stone, which is likely to be considerably more than the cost of purchasing and installing cast stone units.

Whether the property in question is a one-off architect-designed house or part of a more extensive residential development, cast stone can play a role in making the property considerably more appealing to the client or prospective buyers. Stone detailing is traditionally associated with quality and prestige, so being able to achieve the same impact by using cost-effective cast stone offers significant benefits for architects and developers. 

To help architects and developers gain a better understanding of and maximise the benefits of cast stone, Procter Cast Stone has published a series of guides and other resources. These are available free of charge from the Downloads section of the website or request copies by telephoning 0113 286 3329 or emailing news@proctergarforth.co.uk.