General Steel Custom Exterior Features and Benefits

General Steel GenStone custom exteriors can enhance the look of your steel building for a fraction of the cost of using traditional materials. These products are perfect for both new construction and refinishing projects.

Key Features and Benefits Include:


  • Lightweight - General Steel GenStone simulated stone products are much lighter than the actual materials. These products weigh as little as one pound per square foot, making GenStone more versitile and eliminating the need for lift equipment or extra labor.
  • Durable - General Steel custom exteriors are manufactured of high-impact resistant structural polyurethane. This is the same rugged material used in ocean aquariums and theme parks. GenStone is manufacturered to endure the harshest of elements.
  • Simple to Install - GenStone has been designed for simple installation (view GenStone Installation Guide). GenStone simulated stone products may be field cut using standard woodworking tools and one or two people using basic hand or power tools may easily apply GenStone simulated stone products with screws and adhesives.
  • Cost Effective - The installation time and cost for GenStone simulated stone products are substantially less than conventional masonry, increasing your total savings on the project. Additionally, the application of GenStone simulated stone products only require labor with general carpentry skills, so you do not have to hire an experienced mason.
  • Authentic Look - General Steel GenStone simulated stone product molds are cast from actual stone so every detail of the stone's texture is accurately fingerprinted and transferred to our products.
  • Versatility - GenStone simulated stone products may be applied over interior or exterior walls, drywall beautification, kitchen islands, window trims, foundation skirts, full or partial home siding, porch pillars and deck siding. Your limits are determined by your imagination!
  • Additional Benefits - General Steel GenStone simulated stone products increase the R-value to homes and commercial structures, as well as meeting building code requirements.