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 the night, limestone products will slowly cool down from the heat they absorbed later that day, during the day the limestone will remain cool and slowy absorb the suns heat, so that they can remain warm when the sun has gone and the air is cool.