AllStone Resources - Granite, Marble, Slates, Travertine - limestone

By: Allstone Resources  09-12-2011
Keywords: Limestone


Pulled from the depths of the ocean, limestone is an elegant material that is more porous than a lot of other stones. By nature, limestone is very heavy and durable despite its porous features. It is also easy to cut, making it one of the preferred stones for both sculptors and architects alike. Because of its unique properties, limestone can be found in a variety of different locations, including structural construction, concrete mixing, and residential and commercial tiles and slabs. For residential and commercial purposes, limestone is an ideal material for wall-cladding, areas around swimming pools, and countertops.

Limestone’s porous nature makes it prone to acidic reactions and needs to be properly sealed to ensure long-term viability. All Stone Resources’ limestone collection features a variety of finishes, including rubbed, honed, polished, sand blasted, and more.

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