FAQs – Limestone Pavers & Tiles
In general terms, Limestone Tiles measure 12mm in thickness. On the other hand, Limestone pavers are 30 mm thick or more. Tiles are usually used indoors while pavers are for outdoor use.
Limestone tiles find their use in floorings, bathrooms, and decorative walls. Limestone pavers are commonly used for driveways, patios, alfresco, verandas or pool surrounds.
Natural split limestone is a stone with a natural rugged surface. It gives an authentic rustic appearance to surfaces.
By the virtue of their porous nature, Limestone pavers should be sealed to prevent moisture retention and staining. Sealing the stone will retain its beauty and will require minimal maintenance.
Granite is a hard natural stone which is resistant to scratching or breaking. However, Limestone is often preferred over granite for flooring or countertops because of its pleasant, earthy appearance. It is the colour variation that makes Limestone a popular pick over Granite.
Limestone is known for its slip resistance and durability. With its silky texture and elegant appearance, limestone tiles are perfect for pool copings.
Limestone pavers are made of sedimentary stone which remains cool even during harsh summer. The ones in lighter colour absorb lesser heat, keeping the surface more pleasant.
Limestone is a hard natural stone with moderate hardiness. It can withstand enough pressure and weather fluctuations.
Limestone is more affordable than Granite or Marble. The natural stone’s easy availability reduces its cost by many times.
Make sure Limestone Tiles are sealed properly. Clean with a soft wet cloth and vacuum clean dirt or debris.
Only honed finish limestone with good quality sealer should be used in shower areas for easy maintenance and stain resistance.