Faux rock construction projects and skilled contractors that can successfully execute faux rock building methods are highly sought after. There are many project managers that are seeking the talent and experience in this still specialized genre. The size of the projects can vary as greatly as the style and type of project; this variation requires many skilled contractors and craftsmen.
Large projects such as the ones at Dollywood, Disneyland and Disneyworld require designers, contractors and skilled laborers that can use the best faux rock construction methods and products available and still keep the job site safe for the many visitors to these facilities. Poor workmanship and lazy work habits will not suffice for these type of projects. Not only is reliability a factor, but so is safety and the strength of good vendors.
Medium size faux rock construction jobs are usually the commercial projects that you see in the urban environment or in country clubs, golf courses or for hotels that are catering to the holiday goers. Usually the general public is not even aware that this is a faux rock construction project because the faux rock and stone look so realistic. These type of projects vary greatly; many rock and stone surfaces on buildings are of the faux or synthetic variety. You also see many columns that have faux rock panels applied onto the surface; the faux or synthetic rock panels are designed strong and are treated to work in any kind of climate. There is also a great variety in the faux rock panels; there is limestone, river rock, brick, fieldstone, stacked stone and of course the cliff rock fractured style of faux rock panels.
Many faux rock construction projects are in private residences and the variety of those type of projects is very exciting for the faux rock contractor, architect and interior designer. There is always a demand for the faux rock construction expert and the various type of jobs available to the faux rock designer and contractor is large. There are enough jobs to keep general contractors, masonry contractors, landscape contractors busy and the faux rock construction market is only really just begun; architects, interior design professionals and landscape designers are also specifying faux rock panels and faux rock products in their plans and designs.
For the contractor that wants to gain these valuable skills there are many training facilities and product manufacturers in the United States that can assist in providing training and product knowledge. The faux rock construction market will not fade it will only gain in popularity and market demand as the media features alternative and creative ways to beautify our commercial and residential spaces.