Limestone

Natural limestone, can increase the value of your home, when used as a feature, or simple retaining can increase the feel of the size of space by removing slopes and gradients. The use of limestone products have been around for Centuries, and for a few good reasons. Limestone blocks have a great compound strength , this means the product is hard and durable. With the use of mortar and control joints, finished limestone products gain and exceptional expansion tolerance which will eliminate any cracking you would normally see in traditional brick walls. Limestone is a great insulator, for example; during...

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Natural or Reconstituted?

Choosing the rite limestone product for your setting. When selecting what product is rite for your setting, we always recommend for a older style home earlier than 1980's, Natural limestone is always the best option. Natural limestone comes in a 1st class or 2nd class rating. The 2nd class rating is traditionally what would have been used as a footing block for the traditional style homes. This style block has a rounded edge and more rustic style finish. 1st class natural blocks have a similar edge and structure to the reconstituted blocks, however the finish is more rustic and air-rated...

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