Limestone is one of the most common and famous tiles on the market. It is formed from tiny shells and micro-skeleton remains which have been deposited on the sea bed and then compacted into a solid rock. The sediments solidify because of a chemical reaction brought by heat and pressure. The solidified sediment people call limestone. Limestone, is composed primarily of calcite (CaCO3). Aside from calcite, it also contains aragonite and dolomite. About 10% of sedimentary rocks are limestones.
Limestone tiles will have a variety of markings on the surface. Limestone tiles Sydney are usually light coloured with impurities like iron oxides (rust), clay, hydroxides, sand and organic material.
Limestone tiles – A Favourite For Homeowners
This tile is a favorite for many homeowners. It may be costly in the installation process but it is certainly long lasting. Limestone can be formed in a variety of colours and shades too. Being neutral tones, it enhances a room’s colour, making limestone an easy choice for most interior designers.
Like other things, it also has its advantages and disadvantages. Limestone tiles Sydney advantages include strength and durability, low maintenance costs, variety of patterns, styles and colours. Also, manufacturers can either hone or polish limestone. Because of advancements in technology, people find the prices of the best quality limestone tiles Sydney are lower when compared to the prices in previous years.
Whatever you use it for, you can not go wrong with natural stone. Just remember to seal limestone like any other natural stone.
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