Renovating Outdoor Spaces With Stone Veneer

Outdoor Kitchen

First impressions are a big deal. This saying applies to almost every object, including your home. Your home’s exterior is the first thing people see when they walk by. When you have friends over for a cookout, they’ll notice if you did something new to your outdoor living area.

If you feel it’s time to update your home’s exterior and outdoor spaces, you should consider all the benefits of using durable, high-quality stone veneer. People have been using stone as a building material for centuries. This is because stone looks great, it lasts incredibly long, and it’s easy to maintain.

Today’s manufactured stone veneer products provide the same basic properties and aesthetics as genuine stone, but with added features that make it a smart choice for outdoor installation. Manufactured stone is lightweight, so it can be applied to a wide range of surfaces. It is quick and easy to install, looks virtually the same as genuine stone, plus it’s a more budget-friendly material choice.

Looking for design ideas? Casa di Sassi customers have used our stone veneers on countless outdoor applications with amazing finished results. Outdoor fireplace designs, stacked stone front entryways, stone patio steps, stone-covered columns, custom fire pits – these are just a few options. Continue reading to discover more ways to renovate outdoor spaces with stone.

Stone veneer wall in an outdoor living space


Increasing your home’s usable living space doesn’t require building a costly addition onto your home. You can gain the extra space your family wants by simply extending living areas outdoors. With some thoughtful planning, and stylish stone design, your backyard and patio can be transformed into the cozy, comfortable, and desirable hangout space that you and your family deserve. 

Outdoor Kitchen


Love to cook outside? You can do it practically all year with a properly designed outdoor kitchen. Stone veneer is by far the most popular finish for updating outdoor kitchen areas. From simple updates around a grill, to custom renovations featuring a pizza oven, or full bar, stone is the best choice because of its durability and timeless appeal. Plus, with so many style and color options, you can find a veneer profile to coordinate perfectly with your design vision – from rustic and traditional, to sleek and contemporary.

outdoor stone fireplace


Chilly out? No problem! Create an outdoor stone fireplace, or firepit area, so you can relax in the backyard even as the weather gets cooler. Your family will agree this is the ultimate cozy hangout. And it naturally becomes even cozier with beautiful stone detailing. Manufactured stone veneer is highly heat resistant, making it the top choice for fireplaces and firepits. Consider adding stacked stone feature walls around the space to recreate the atmosphere of an intimate mountain lodge.

Year round outdoor patio


One of the best ways to add value to your home is designing a patio space that can be used year-round. Replacing worn-out wood with long-lasting stone creates a gorgeous patio that withstands weather and looks amazing for years to come. Top designers have lots of tricks to make your outdoor patio look like an extension of your indoor space. Adding a pergola with stone-covered pillars, over part or all of the patio, helps enclose the space, and makes the outdoor area feel more connected to your home.


Our stone veneers can also be applied to stair risers and stairway walls. This designer-inspired tip is a great way to seamlessly coordinate your backyard steps with the stone design of your patio, fireplace, landscape barriers and other stone features.


One of the most widely popular uses for manufactured stone veneer is applying it directly to your home’s exterior. If you want your home to stand out, and are looking for an alternative to vinyl siding, stone veneer may be the best choice. It’s lightweight, durable, and easy to install. Plus, it comes in dozens of style and color options, so you can find the exact profile to coordinate with your design. When it comes to application, you can cover the entire front of your home in stone, or apply it only to certain areas, such as around the entryway, windows, and landscaping.


When you choose Casa di Sassi manufactured stone veneers and accessories, you can be assured of top quality and timeless authenticity. Our stone profiles are inspired by hand-picked stones and architectural designs from around the world. All of our stone veneer products are manufactured with close attention to detail and are backed by an industry leading 50 year warranty. Are you ready to update your home’s exterior spaces with stone? Contact us today.

As we look to the future, we continually seek to innovate and grow. From pushing the limits on our creativity to developing new stone profile designs – to increasing the efficiency of our manufacturing processes – our team is dedicated to being a valuable stone veneer partner.

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