Information about the stones and techniques we use for our house signs and plaques.
Our House signs are made from the finest Natural materials. We believe passionately in using real natural stones, These materials are all about character, beauty and unique qualities. We do not use plastic, concrete or any other pretend made made stones! For more details about our house sign materials please follow the relevant links below.
The engraving on our house signs and house numbers is deep and crisp (we don’t know anyone who engraves as deeply as us!) and the painted finishes we use on Slate and granite are all specialist paints made for long service in outdoor conditions.
House signs are normally supplied pre-drilled unless otherwise instructed. For details of House sign fixing methods please follow the relevant link below.
We take great pride in our level of service and if you need any further information or advice please feel free to CONTACT US.
YORKSTONE: what is yorkstone? what makes yorkstone so wonderfully suitable for making engraved house signs? Hopefully you will find the answers here and find some interesting and entertaining information here.
SANDSTONE: what is sandstone? what makes this beautiful stone so ideal for making engraved house signs? The cream sandstone we use is high quality Indian sandstone, for more information about this attractive and durable stone read on!
ABOUT WELSH SLATE: A brief explanation about how slate was formed, it’s nature and why we love to use it for our house signs.
ABOUT GREEN SLATE: Brazilian green slate, where it comes from and its unique properties,
ABOUT GRANITE: Weuse only the finest quality black Absoluto granite.
FIXING METHODS: This is a general information article describing the various methods of fixing natural stone house signs.
THIS PAGE EXPLAINS THE ENGRAVING METHODS WE USE: With image examples and explainations of the types of deep engraving and styles we create.
This is a general information article describing the various methods of engraving natural stones, and a brief comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of each different technique.