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How To Select The Right Natural Stone For Your Home Improvement Project?

Natural stone offers beautiful and unique vibes to your new home. With so many choices, colour variations and patterns available, selecting the right natural stone for your home can quickly become confusing.

As a leading provider of natural stone products, we will share some tips on how you can choose the best natural stone for different aspects of your home.

Here is a list of the best factors that can help you choose the right stone for your new home:

USAGE

First and foremost consideration is its usage; such as if you are looking for pool paving stones, then you can select Bluestones.

The harder the natural stone is, the more it resists abrasion. If you decide to use a softer rock for your patio or walkways, you can select the marble or Travertine stone. For the harder stone usage, granite is an ideal option.

COLOUR

Natural stone comes in a beautiful variety of colours. The different shades of colours give a unique appeal and create a versatile product that can be used anywhere.

FINISHING

There is a wide variety of finishes for natural stone, and there are always new finished appearing in the industry. The finishes variations include: polished, honed, leathered, brushed, and antiqued. We can help you know the advantages of the different finishes for your project.

Natural stone options for your new home:

GRANITE

Granite is one of the durable and hardest natural stone available. It is an ideal stone for your kitchen projects. Granite offers an impervious surface, and it is not affected by citric acid, coffee, tea, alcohol, or wine. It is scratch proof and with proper cleaning will not stain under regular use.

LIMESTONE

This incredibly versatile stone is widely used as a building stone, exterior wall cladding and paving. It is a relatively inexpensive material.

MARBLE

One of the sophisticated natural stone, marble can be used for counter tops, floors, foyers, fireplaces and showers.

TRAVERTINE

Travertine is a durable, environmentally friendly and low maintenance stone available for interior and exterior use. It comes with an endless choice of colours and tones to choose from.

SANDSTONE

This natural stone is mostly used for fireplace facings, chimneys, patio benches and poolside.

If you are looking to install natural stone for your new project, Contact Aushen Stone and Tile, and we would love to help you in selecting the right product for your project!