Natural Stone

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14Jun

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Limestone textures

How limestone is used in building

Limestone is a sedimentary rock formed in oceans, rivers and lakes over millions of years. Used extensively for interior and exterior cladding, this natural material often contains animal and vegetable fossil fragments or bands of color. Here you have the main uses of this extraordinay stone in architecture and construction.

24May

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3May

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Natural stone for home staging

Home staging: add value to your home with natural stone

Home staging is generally used to prepare a property for sale, making a home appealing to call the attention of the buyers or renters. Staging techniques focus on improving its looks by transforming it into a welcoming and attractive house. People usually choose decorative elements such as arts, paintings, lights or carpets to stage their […]

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19Mar

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THE EQUINOX PASSIVE HOUSE

Natural Stone & Passive Houses: 3 great examples

Passive house is a building standard that is energy efficient, comfortable, affordable and sustainable at the same time. Low energy constructions require little energy for heating or cooling. In fact, certified passive houses are the best vehicle to deliver sustainable architecture. Natural stone can be used in this type of buildings due to its thermal […]

6Feb

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Everything you always wanted to know about gneiss

Gneiss is a natural stone composed of the same minerals as granite (quartz, feldspar and mica) but with alternating bands of light and dark minerals. This coarse-grained metamorphic rock is sually used for exteriors. In this article, you will find out everything you always wanted to know about this natural stone.