This grain-stone has a very uniform texture and grade and has gained worldwide acceptance as a premier dimension stone. Limestone weathers naturally over time and its color mellow and blends into a pleasing natural patina. With no artificial coloring agents to fade and no reinforcement rods to rust, the appearance of limestone actually improves with age.

The ability of limestone to readily adapt to various architectural styles along with its pleasing natural color ease of shaping, and its durability are advantages that have all worked together to maintain the stone’s popularity throughout the years Weathers you are using limestone as trim with brick or other materials or to maintain the context of the surrounding area, its complementary natural beauty will enhance your project.

One benefit that has made limestone a choice product is the consistency of deposit. While subtle color and grain differences are present, limestone is extremely homogenous for a natural product. This is important, not only for the current project being built but particularly  when future expansions are contemplated.

Many buildings have long histories of using limestone as well. These rage from private residences to public schools churches, courthouses, museums and monumental buildings. When they need additions to existing location, limestone provides a pleasing match to the original stone.

A unique characteristic of certain limestone is the fossils and seashells often found embedded in the surface, adding an organic element. Some limestone is very porous, offering a more rustic or aged appearance. Use caution when recommending it for countertops because of the chance for staining and scratching. An acrylic-based sealer is recommended to protect the stone, which adds sheen to its appearance. Limestone is popular for fireplace surrounds and is ideally suited for flooring especially in the bathroom and shower.
   
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