Stone & Exterior Wall Cladding
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Learn The Basic Benefits of Exterior Wall Cladding For your Premises in Melbourne

There are several methods for improving the interiors of your home. Some people use bright colours to paint the walls, while others hang fascinating pictures on the walls. Installing wall stone cladding for your homes in Melbourne will make your home stand out. Natural stone paving can also be used in the front yard and back garden to enhance the house’s exterior.

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outdoor flooring options
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Make Your Outdoor Flooring a Visual Delight with Natural Stones

Everyone loves outdoors as much as they love their indoors. Right from outdoor Sunday brunches to a casual afternoon tea and poolside parties and even amazing BBQ experience, your outdoors is your special place. You want an outdoor that can withstand any weather condition, require low maintenance and stay looking as good as new for many years.

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Top 3 Benefits of Granite Flooring
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Top 3 Benefits of Granite Flooring

Granite pavers are renowned for being the hardest dimension from all the natural stone types. Granite forms an alluring pattern and has an aesthetic design. This design adds a touch of glamour to your kitchen, bathroom countertops and also enhances the beauty of walls. In addition to this, granite is more preferred to elevate the elegance and style of floorings.

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Omg! The Best Exterior Wall Cladding Designs Ever!

One of the best ways to protect your building from the harsh Aussie sun is opting for wall cladding. Wall cladding is a vital element that not only protects your home but also makes it an eye-catcher. Today a vast number of interior decorators and designers are looking to find ways to enhance the appearance of a home. Natural stones can instantly transform any living space into a natural and organic feel.

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Porcelain Vs Ceramic – Know the Correct Difference

Wondering if all tiles are created equal? Porcelain and Ceramic tiles – Are they really different or just a war of words? Today porcelain and ceramic are used interchangeably as if they are the same thing. This, however, is not true. Though porcelain and ceramic belong to the same family, they are different products. At Aushen Stone & Tiles, we are one of the best one-stop-shop when it comes to natural stones and tiles.

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4 Spectacular Reasons to Choose Natural Stones for Pool Coping

A pool is a sensational addition to your backyard. Whether you are looking to relax and refresh yourself or you just want to soak in the warm sun and enjoy the cold water at the same time, a pool is your liberation from all the stress. But you should remember that the edge of your pool is one of the most important surfaces. It is the transition from solid ground to your pool – a danger possessing area. Your choice, therefore of what to use for pool coping is very crucial. Today, most of the Australian homes have a natural stone for pool coping and all areas around sunken swimming pools. Right from the warm hues of bluestones to the rustic charm of sandstones and even the sophistication of Travertine, the choice is endless when it comes to natural stones for pool coping. Natural stones like bluestone, granite, and travertine not only ensure enduring appearance but also versatility. There are few types of pool coping: granite pool coping, travertine pool coping and bluestone pool coping in Melbourne, etc.

Here are some astonishing reasons that make natural stones ideal for pool coping.

  • Safe

Natural stone pool coping is safer than other materials. This is because of the way it grips your foot due to its naturally porous texture. It makes it safer for walking and is also slip-resistant. Though natural stone coping is dense, the round edges making it less sharp which boosts safety.

  • Appeal

Natural Stones carry an aesthetic appeal and they are more preferred over concrete. Concrete may be simple to install but natural stones pool coping is hard and long-lasting. Natural stones like granite are available in an array of colours like blacks, greys, whites and even peaches while bluestone is available in the blue-black to the blue-grey colour palette and varied textures. Each piece of stone is unique and you can create various patterns for your pool coping.

  • Cost-effective

Natural stone coping is economical compared to its peers. It provides value for money as it is extremely durable and hard-wearing. Additionally, natural stone coping is stain resistance and can suit any pool, whether it is square-edged, rounded, bullnose or even curved.

  • Strength

Natural stones like granite and bluestone are actually from a rock that was formed in lava. The heat involved in the process of natural stone formation makes it incredibly strong. Natural stone coping is not only about strength but also enhances the beauty of your pool.

At Aushen Stone, we have an experience of over 20 years in the natural stores and tile industry. We are one of the largest stone providers in Australia and we understand why natural stones are the most suitable choice for pool coping. Natural stone pool coping provides you, your family and your guests with both safety and beauty. If you are looking to deck up your swimming pool, then just connect with us for the best pool coping and paving in Australia. Call us now on 03 9585 7005.

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Need a Bluestone hearth for fireplace doors? Top 3 Bluestone Fireplace Designs to Sparkle Your Space

The flickering flames of fire provide comfort and add up a homely atmosphere to the surroundings. A fireplace is something that enhances the feeling and aesthetics of the surrounding space. The natural textures, coupled with the various tones of natural stone, provide warmth for our souls. For a stone fireplace in Melbourne, bluestone is a perfect choice. This stone is derived from volcanic stones that date back to millions of years. Here are bluestone fireplace designs that will assist you in enjoying the blazing glow with friends and family.

  1. Stacked Fireplace Design

In the below image, the fireplace hearth is built using bluestone. Slabs surround the lower portion of the fireplace with a thermal finish while the upper part has a thin veneer snapped face stacked stone.

Stacked Fireplace Design & The Classic Touch

  1. The Classic Touch

Here, the bluestone fireplace mantel is surrounded by a bleached white oak. This type of fireplace is the perfect classic touch for a master bedroom.

Fireplaces are known to keep the residents warm during the harsh winters. A fireplace is also considered as the focal point of any room. It adds class to any room decor. It is rightly said that a fireplace can make or break the decor. It is, therefore, suggested to always opt for stone fireplaces as they bring out the best of the surroundings. Stone fireplace hearth designs have evolved with time, and today different types of stones are being used to complement the home decor in Melbourne. Whether the natural stones are neatly stacked or just placed in a haywire form, they give the surrounding an artistic approach.

  1. Outdoor Patio and Hearth Fireplace Design

Outdoor Patio and Hearth Fireplace Desig

In the above picture, the fireplace hearth and the patio brings out the best of nature. You can spend a quality evening with friends and family here.

At Aushen Stone, we provide you with an array of natural stones for your fireplace. For us, no job is too big or too small, and we even accept custom orders of our stones for your particular requirements. Connect with us on 03 9585 7005 or visit https://aushenstone.com.au/ to know about our various stone products and their applications.

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