Company: Hard as Rocks
Hard as Rocks Ltd is proud to be New Zealands exclusive supplier of Eldorado Stone the most realistic architectural man made stone available on the market today.
Whether it be a Rustic Chimney, a contemporary feature wall, a grand English manor or even the entry pillars of your gateway, Hard as Rocks can provide a product to give you the look and feel of real stone without the weight and cost associated with the real thing.
Hard as Rocks has nationwide franchised distributors and maintains building code compliance and quality control by only using its own licensed applicators who are trained in not only waterproofing and stone application but also in detailing and the little extras that hold true to eye to guarantee a professional finish.
Hard as Rocks is the only BRANZ appraised Installation system for man made stone veneer in New Zealand using a system over timber framing using 20mm cavity battens and BGC Fibre cement board. It is also its lightweight characteristic that allows Eldorado stone to be laid without footings or expensive steel lintels. This is a very simple way for architects and home owners to get the look of stone without the associated costs and also allows the architectural versatility of using veneer in unique ways, inside and outside, above rooflines, around fireplaces and pillars, up curved stair wells and even upside down. Eldorado stone can also be applied over concrete blocks or some brick installations and in some instances can also be applied over some existing claddings for a renovation or feature wall addition.
Eldorado Stone has been around since 1969 and is the World biggest selling stone veneer. Architects and home owners world wide specify Eldorado Stone with confidence as the product has truly stood the test of time.