Sandstone pavers are made from the sedimentary rock, sandstone, which is
composed of small grains bonded by a binding material such as such as quartz, calcite, or iron oxide making them great for sandstone pavers. Sandstone is often formed in layers and has varied applications as building stones. This coarse grained sedimentary rock is formed by consolidation and aggregation.
Sandstone has been used for thousands of years because of its reliability and it’s workability. Sandstone tiles come in a range of colours and textures that has made them extremely popular in housing design. It was one of the most prominent stones used by builders during Australian colonial times.
Sandstone tiles are gaining increased popularity for use in homes because of their range of textures, colours, and tones. They can be used for flooring in all levels of homes and are becoming increasingly used as a sandstone wall tile. They are found in million dollar mansions, Federation houses, fibro-zone houses and even beach bungalows, where its durability has replaced lino and hardwood floors.
Sandstone tiles work as a all-purpose type of flooring, anywhere. The design features are the big bonus to go with the basic fact that sandstone tiles are guaranteed to survive any home environment. They also work well in the Australian climate, able to take the heat and the cold equally well. The most basic tiles come in a mix of surface tones and textures. Sandstone tiles, local and imported, come with a huge range of styles and textures.
You can live with natural sandstone pavers creating your own personal style. They allow you to work with colour schemes, designs, and have as much fun as you like with your home colours. The quartz content of Sandstone creates a delicate clear sheen that enhances their natural beauty and are perfect for areas where you’d like muted, elegant stone on the floor or walls.
Tumbled sandstone pavers are ideal for conservatories, public lavatories, and other areas that would benefit from a gentle texture and muted brown tonal shade. They can be put almost anywhere, including fire surrounds, conservatory walls, and other areas that you’d like to use a natural stone in order to enhance the beauty of a room.
Being non slip sandstone pavers are ideal for floors in wet areas but because of their porosity should be sealed if used in bathrooms or kitchens. Cleaning sandstone is not a problem and there are cleaners ideally suited for this job. To read more technical details about sandstone click on visit “Sandstone Tiles“