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Value of Stone Veneers in Lobbies and Entryways

There are many remarkable things about today's stone veneer products, and one of these is simply how versatile they are. Stone veneers are found across numerous home and building types; within the latter area, they're especially common in various lobbies, entryways, and other similar areas that people are often first entering when they come into a building.

At Harristone, it's our pleasure to provide clients with the very best stone veneer products around, plus a wide selection of stone veneer accessories and related materials. Why are stone veneers so popular in lobbies and entryways, whether we're talking about hotels, offices, or other types of buildings? Let's take a look at some of the key reasons.

Used Both Indoors and Outdoors

Many such entryways serve as a transition from outside to inside for people entering the building, and it's often desirable for design themes to be consistent between the two areas. Stone veneer products are perfect for this purpose, as they can be used both indoors and outdoors without issue.

For instance, many luxury hotels will want to give visitors a strong first impression with their lobbies and entryways, and stone veneer is an excellent way to achieve this goal. Many businesses also make use of stone veneers in their reception areas or other common spaces, especially if they want to encourage a strong sense of professionalism - after all, businesses don't have much choice but to dress up when they know guests will be coming in.

Aesthetic Beauty

Stone veneers are also popular in entryways because they add to the aesthetic beauty of the space. The natural beauty and subtle variations of stone help bring out harmony, elegance, and style anywhere they're used. In addition, a stone veneer is appealing on both large and small scales - many people love the look of a stone fireplace, for example, while others enjoy the more delicate appearance of stone veneer jewelry.

Stone veneers can be applied in many different ways to achieve the desired look, and they're often used in conjunction with other materials such as wood, glass, or metal. The possibilities are endless, which is one of the reasons stone veneers are so popular in entryways and lobbies.

This is why you'll often see stone veneers used in some of the highest-quality buildings in the world, such as luxury hotels, museums, and government offices. It's all about providing visitors with a strong impression of prestige and elegance from the very start - something that stone veneers are uniquely capable of achieving.

A Variety of Colors and Styles

Another great thing about stone veneers is that they come in a wide variety of colors and styles. Whether you're looking for a classic, traditional look or something more modern and contemporary, there's sure to be a stone veneer that's perfect for your needs. This versatility is one of the reasons why stone veneers are such a popular choice for entryways and lobbies - after all, every business or hotel is different, and each one wants to create its own unique atmosphere.

At Harristone, we're proud to offer a wide selection of stone veneer products in a variety of colors and styles. We have something for everyone, and our team would be more than happy to help you find the perfect stone for your needs.

Light and Easy to Maintain

Maintenance is another important consideration when choosing materials for entryways and lobbies. Stone veneers are light and easy to maintain, which is ideal for high-traffic areas where there's a risk of damage. In addition, stone veneers are resistant to mold, mildew, and stains, so you don't have to worry about them getting ruined if they're exposed to the elements.

If you're looking for a material that's both beautiful and easy to maintain, stone veneer is the perfect choice.


With just a tiny bit of basic care and upkeep, stone veneers will last for years. This makes them an economical choice, and it also saves you time and effort since they won't need to be replaced as often.

If you're looking for a material that's both beautiful and long-lasting, stone veneer is hard to beat.

Flexible, Works With Curved Surfaces

For many lobbies or other entryways, there are curved surfaces that need to be covered. This is no problem for stone veneers, which are flexible and can be applied to any surface - even curves!

This is impossible with many other types of stone or stone products, so it's yet another reason why stone veneers are such a popular choice. An experienced installer (like ours at Harristone) can apply stone veneers to uneven surfaces, thanks to the material's flexibility.


Due to many of the themes we've gone over to this point in this blog, stone veneers are also a cost-effective solution. They're less expensive than many other types of stone, and they're also easier to install (and thus less labor-intensive). This makes them an excellent choice for entryways and lobbies, where budgets are often tight.

Beyond this, as we noted above, the maintenance required for stone veneers pales in comparison to other materials, so you can save time and money over the long term.

If you're looking for an affordable, cost-effective material that also offers natural beauty and elegance, stone veneer is a great choice. Not only do they look good in entryways, but they're also ideal for use in kitchens, bathrooms, and more.

For more on why stone veneers are so prominent in many entryways and lobbies, or to learn about any of our stone veneer products or accessories, speak to the pros at Harristone today.

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