4 Reasons to Choose Limestone Tiles
Last Updated Aug 19, 2011 · Written by Jaclyn Fitzgerald
If you love the look of natural stone in your home but you can’t decide exactly what type of stone to use, why not consider limestone? Limestone tiles are an excellent choice for a number of reasons, as you’ll see below. Read on for more.
Limestone Tiles are Attractive
Limestone is a popular choice for tiles because it is so attractive. Limestone is available in a range of different colours and patterns and being natural stone, it looks great wherever it is used. Nothing beats the classic elegance and warmth of natural stone. You can use limestone tiles to create a gorgeous rustic look, or you can create a timeless, modern look that never dates – it’s really up to you.
Limestone Tiles are Versatile
Limestone tiles can be used on both walls and floors, and you can install it in kitchens, bathrooms, living areas, bedrooms, and even outdoors in entertaining areas and around the pool. All you have to do is to remember to seal it correctly if it will be used in wet areas. How many other wall or flooring materials are so versatile?
Limestone Tiles are Durable and Long Lasting
Limestone tiles are also great as they are incredibly durable and long lasting. Yes, it may cost a little more than other types of tiles but once you have them laid, you can be assured of the fact that they will last a lifetime, if not longer. Best of all, limestone tiles just keep getting better with age! How many other materials can you say that about? Sealed limestone tiles are practically impervious to staining or moisture so you don’t have to worry about spills damaging your tiles. All you have to do in the way of maintenance is to keep the tiles clean like you would any others and re-seal them every few years.
Limestone Tiles are Hygienic
Limestone tiles are also very hygienic inside and outside the home as they are resistant to bacteria and allergens cannot hide within it. It is actually a very hypoallergenic material which makes it perfect for people with respiratory disorders or who are prone to dust mite allergies. If they do get dirty, it’s just a matter of quickly sweeping and mopping them and they are as good as new!
If you'd like to check out limestone tiles for yourself, contact your nearest tile supplier