Below are directions on installing Accent Rocks
1.) There are 6 unique Accent Rocks to incorporate into any installation, 3 colors of the large and 3 colors of the small (Lava Gray only has 1 color so there are 2 unique rocks). The installation of accent rocks can be totally random or you can make a pattern which repeats throughout the install.
2.) Plan the layout of your accent rocks to suit your needs and properly utilize them alongside your panels. While accent rock installation may take more planning and preparation, the end result is a more unique installation which is more realistic and effectively conceals joints line between panels.
3.) Install Random Rock panels up to the point where the first accent rock is needed. Follow our Windsor Installation Instructions for installing the full panels.
4.) Starting from the left, take an accent rock and lock the bottom groove into the starter strip tongue (if the accent rock is on the bottom course) or the panel tongue on the course below the one being worked on. Slide the accent rock to the left so the accent rock lap locks over the random rock panel side shiplap joint.
5.) Using screw guide points, screw through the substrate and into a stud (when practical) using 4 screws for the large accent rock and 3 screws for the small. Working left to right, continue installing full panels until another accent rock is needed.
Be sure to follow and obey all safety rules and recommendations set forth by tool manufacturers. Always follow any, and all, local, state, and federal building codes.
Always comply with any specified clearances set forth by the manufactures of stoves, fireplaces, furnaces, and any other heat sources, as well.