ABOUT SANDSTONESandstone is a sedimentary stone that is typically the result of
quartzite stone being eroded and redeposited by either wind or water. Sandstone mostly consists of quartz, silica, iron oxide and calcium carbonate.
Sandstones are durable, weather, acid and thermal resistant and have crushing strength.
They come in many colors, shades and can be chiseled and dressed to a smooth surface in various attractive shapes.
Sandstones are most highly craftable and manageable, they can at most take a honed polish, and are used as garden and commercial landscapes,exterior wall
claddings, panels, pillars, sculptures,arches.
Cobbles of Sandstones are also very popular.
SANDSTONE BENEFITS Sandstone pavers have many great benefits. First, they are easy to install. Second, they are
durable and versatile. Third, they come in a wide range of dimensions. Fourth, an economic benefit is that they last a lifetime, for sandstone is very hard wearing and
ages very well. Sandstone pavers are porous stones; they allow the percolation of water which means that they can store large amounts of water.So they can withstand
time and wet weather, and still look classical, two very important benefits!
APPLICATIONS Sandstone has been used for domestic construction and housewares since prehistoric times, and continues to be used. Sandstone pavers are
commonly used in the landscaping field, for they have such a rich, yet natural appeal to them. Sandstone pavers can be applied to create walkways throughout the garden, flooring for a
patio or balcony, and also unique wall features. Sandstone pavers are perfect for pool surroundings or pool coping. Sandstone pavers can create a natural earthy look
or an elegant formal appearance. Sandstone was a popular building material from ancient times. It has been widely
used around the world in constructing temples, cathedrals, homes, and other buildings. It has
also been used for artistic
purposes to create ornamental fountains and statues.