Sills: Offer a beautiful appearance and the durability of natural stone. They are 2.5" deep, 36" wide, and 2" thick. They feature 5 sawn edges and 1 rockfaced edge.
Headers: Primarily used as an accent above doors and windows. They are 8" high, 22" wide, and an average of 1" thick.
Natural thin stone veneer offers many of the same benefits of manufactured stone veneer (lightweight, easy to install, no footer required) with the added benefit of being a natural product. Because natural stone products tend to be more durable than manufactured stone products, they will generally maintain their beauty much longer than manufactured stone.
While all products exposed to sunlight will fade to varying degrees over time, natural stone tends to be more resistant to fading than manufactured stone. The depth and variation of color in natural stone is often much greater than its manufactured counterpart. Additionally, natural stone maintains its color throughout the piece, making it much more resilient against cutting, chipping, and breaking.