The stone of natural origin was used in construction and finishing work since ancient times. Modern technologies have left far ahead. Today artificial finishing materials have become widespread. In the exterior the artificial stone is similar to natural, but on the majority of technical characteristics exceeds it. Use of artificial stone in exterior and interior finish considerably simplifies construction jobs.
The natural stone, perhaps, is one of the best construction materials. For facing of facades use sandstone, slate, quartzite, limestone, granite, marble, shell rock and shungit. Besides, the construction market offers also artificial stones, it is cheaper material which is simpler for stacking on any surface.