Free calculator increases the efficiency of the manufactured stone calculation process by saving time, reducing potential for errors, and minimizing waste from over-ordering.

SUGARCREEK, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2020 – ProVia®, a leading manufacturer of professional-class building products, announces the launch of the industry’s first automated calculator for manufactured stone. The Stone Calculator automatically creates a materials list for ProVia’s stone veneer, replacing the traditional pencil-and-paper process that is tedious and time-consuming. The calculator increases the efficiency of the manufactured stone calculation process by saving time, reducing potential for errors, and minimizing waste from over-ordering.

This online tool automatically populates associated order values during the calculation process, in real time, as installers fill in their initial measurements. The Stone Calculator is free of charge, and while it’s designed for the detailed requirements of professional dealers and installers, is open for use by the general public.

Key Features of the Stone Calculator

  • Real-time calculations prepopulate associated order values based on installer inputs
  • Intuitive series of parameter choices prompt the user to include all materials needed for the order
  • Optimized for use on mobile devices (tablet or phone), making it easy to use while on job sites
  • Consistent with NCMA (National Concrete Masonry Association) language and standards

Leading the Way in Manufactured Stone
The Stone Calculator is the latest addition to ProVia’s library of innovative digital tools for manufactured stone, which also includes the Grout Color Visualizer.

Stone dealers and installers are invited to try out ProVia’s new Stone Calculator at provia.com/stone-calculator.

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About ProVia®
ProVia is a leading manufacturer of professional-class entry doors, storm doors, patio doors, windows, vinyl siding, manufactured stone and metal roofing. The professional-class designation reflects the company’s high level of quality, service and customization – in fact, remodelers ranked ProVia’s windows #1 in the market for quality. Professionals also appreciate ProVia’s unique ability to customize many products as needed. Equally important is the personalized treatment they receive after an order is placed or the product is installed. While many of ProVia’s manufacturing processes are state-of-the-art, human craftsmanship is also involved, to ensure product quality and high-end aesthetics. ProVia’s mission is “to serve, by caring for details in ways others won’t.” Each employee continually strives to put these words into action by providing unmatched quality and service, every day. ProVia.com