Limestone Bathroom Tiles - Has Soft Subtle Tones And Low Porosity

What Are Limestone Bathroom Tiles?

Author : dcss     Date : 17-Jan-2006

Limestone is an increasingly popular tile as it can be used in both traditional and contemporary applications. Limestone is more expensive than Marble, Travertine and Granite. It also very popular with many discerning Architects, Designers, Builders, and Consumers. Moreover, interior décor publications are emphasizing on the use of Limestone and Travertine as a wise investment and also for the ease of maintenance. You must consider the application when selecting a stone to ensure its suitability. Choosing the correct material is always a balance between aesthetics and realism.

Properties:
It is quarried for roadbeds and gravel roads, building and landscape construction, and cement manufacture. Limestone tiles have been used as a building material for many generations. Now they are gaining popularity as a sophisticated flooring material offering the timeless qualities which is only possible with natural materials. This rock is used in concrete and is an excellent building stone for humid regions.

Usages:
They can be applied for wall-cladding, flooring and all other interior & exterior applications depending upon the imagination of an architect and ideal if you are looking for a very light material. They are perfectly suited to both domestic and commercial applications. Jerusalem Limestone is a highly desirable material due to its soft subtle tones and low porosity.

Size:
They are ranging from 40x40cm up to 100x100cm.Usually the thickness increases once the size is over 60x60cm. But it may vary and this is quite normal.

Types of surface finish
• Polished: They are available with certain harder stones.
• Honed: The most common surface finish. Can vary between matt and a slight sheen.
• Brushed: A textured surface that varies with the hardness of the material and the degree of brushing.
• Water Worn: A process that gently ages the stone giving a softer look with slightly contoured edges.


Your Buyer's Guide

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     - Square bathroom tiles
     - Rectangular bathroom tiles
     - Mosaic bathroom tiles
     - Hexagonal bathroom tiles
Types of bathroom tiles  What Types Are Available?
     - Ceramic bathroom tiles
     - Porcelain bathroom tiles
     - Marble bathroom tiles
     - Slate bathroom tiles
     - Travertine bathroom tiles
     - Limestone bathroom tiles
Top brands of bathroom tiles  Most Popular Brands of Bathroom Tiles
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Where to buy bathroom tiles  Where To Buy Your Tiles.

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