FAQs – Sandstone Pavers & Tiles
Honed finish basically means smooth polished finish which is achieved by sanding the stone using abrasives.
Yes, they are. Honed finish sandstone tiles are the most suitable for indoor applications like floors, walls, or counter tops.
Sandstone Pavers are used in pool paving, garden sitting area, driveway, patio or stepping-stones. Sandstone Tiles are generally used in indoor flooring and wall cladding.
Absolutely! Sandstone is extremely easy to maintain and clean which doesn’t affect its colour or finish.
Sandstone feels soft underfoot and it is not as hard as granite. However, Sandstone withstands pressure and physical wearing with ease. If sealed and maintained properly, it would not chip.
Granite is long lasting, extremely hard, and easy to clean. However, it is difficult to carve which makes it a less used option in heritage or masonry projects. This is where Sandstone comes in picture since it is soft and easier to work.
Because of their slip resistance and wide colour options, Sandstone pavers are appropriate for patio.
Sandstone is known for its good slip resistance even with a smooth surface. Therefore, Sandstone pavers are commonly used in landscaping.
Indeed, Sandstone pavers are extremely easy to install. Their ease of installation and cutting is among the reasons of their popularity.
The primary difference between Sandstone Tiles and Pavers is the thickness. Sandstone Tiles measure 12-30 mm thick where Pavers have more than 30 mm thickness. Also, Sandstone tiles are mostly used in indoor applications while pavers are for outdoor applications.
Sandstone is an excellent insulator to heat with the ability to transfer and hold heat or cold energy. It also tends to remain cool for a long time, especially when in shade.
Sandstone Tiles are quite durable and last long. Though it is not as hard as Granite, it still can stay intact for decades if maintained properly.