How to Install ClipStone - Step-By-Step

This detailed 10 minute step-by-step video shows you exactly what you need to do from prepping your wall space, to the tools you’ll need, to measuring your project space, to installing ClipStone properly. Or keep reading to find downloadable installation guides, information on the tools you will need or tips & tricks video tutorials.

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ClipStone Installation Instructions


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Instrucciones de Instalación de ClipStone


Installation is Easy

1. Measure Your Project

Measure the space you’ll be installing ClipStone to determine how much you will need to purchase.

2. Attach Starter Strip

Attach starter strip 1" below the bottom of where your stone will start making sure starter strip is level.

3. Install ClipStone

With your power driver, use 1.25” screws in each visible eyehole.

4. Enjoy ClipStone

Step back and enjoy the view for years and years to come.

Tools You'll Need

Hand Drill Screwdriver

Small & 3ft Levels

Heavy Duty Stapler

Tin Snips

Utility Knife

4.5" hand grinder with masonry blade

Materials You'll Need

1.25" #8 Galvanized Screws

7/16" Plywood or OSB

Grade D Breathable Water Resistive Barrier

ClipStone Starter Strip

PPE Safety Equipment

Safety Glasses


N95 Mask

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

ClipStone ProPanel Installation Guide

Step-by-Step installation guide for installing ProPanel flats and corners- a new large-format, mortarless stone veneer panel series that is ideal for residential, multifamily and commercial projects.

How to Install ClipStone ColumnWrap

ClipStone ColumnWrap is the perfect Do-It-Yourself solution for beautiful stone columns and caps. This video walks you through the process of ClipStone ColumnWap installation.

How to Properly Cut ClipStone and Adhere to Top Row

Worried about keeping your ClipStone corner pieces adhered to the top row? Here's how to properly install those top pieces, and make sure they stay secure. It's that easy!

Installing Cut Pieces

More than likely, you'll have to cut a stone or two when installing ClipStone on your project. Installing and hiding the cut side on that piece is easy to do by following these simple tips!

Installing Inside Corners

Have you encountered an inside corner as part of your ClipStone project? Never fear! Proper installation of the inside corner stones is very simple - just follow one easy trick!

Installing Outside Corners

When your ClipStone project has an outside corner, you want to make sure the corner pieces are installed correctly so your wall has the most professional look to it. Just follow these tips and you'll see how easy it is!

Keeping Outside Corners Straight and In Line

Worried about keeping your ClipStone corner pieces straight and in line? Here's how to inspect those corner pieces, and adjust them if necessary. It's that easy!

Straightening Stones and Fixing Small Gaps

Making sure your ClipStone is straight and level is very simple. Follow these easy tips to a beautiful installation!

Installing an Outlet Stone Accessory

When your ClipStone project has an outlet or electrical box within it, use our decorative Outlet Stone accessory piece for a professional finish and beautiful look to your wall.

Installing ClipStone In a Gable

If your ClipStone project has a gable, here's a trick to show you how to properly measure and cut the exact angle you need on your stone so it's flush and secure.

The Correct Screw to Use in Installation

Using the correct type of screw is essential when installing ClipStone onto your project. We recommend you use a #8 thread galvanized screw that is 1" to 1-1/4" long with a flat head.

Installing Universal Trim Stone

Installing the ClipStone Universal Trim Stone piece is just as easy. Here are a couple of tips to help you finish off the sides of your project with a beautiful touch.

Install Water Table Sills Under a Window

Water table sills are a wonderful accent piece to cap off a wainscot. Featuring a nice raised profile, they're as easy to install as regular ClipStone pieces. Here's how to get started!