Journal | Inspiration, Ideas & Advice
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Posted on February 24 2016
However, the results at the end which showcase the product of your labour is so worth it. Nothing beats brand new floor tiles, a fresh lick of paint, stunning new furniture and the brand new space for you to dwell in.
Posted on February 16 2016
Whilst the advantages of natural stone tiling heavily outweigh the disadvantages, one aspect of owning natural stone tiles includes their inclination to be slightly chilly in the winter. However, natural stone is not at all inherently cold and is in fact a fantastic heat transference material which retains heat for a long time.
Posted on January 27 2016
Travertine is highly durable and offers a pristine finish wherever you choose to put it; each tile is unique with shades of different patterns that boast thousands of years in the making. So, whilst it’s incredibly easy to see why travertine tiles are so popular, what else is it that makes them so?
Posted on January 25 2016
Limestone is one of the most popular natural stones that is used for tiling in the world and has been for thousands of years. For those of you who are new to the concept of limestone tiles, or those of you who are just interested in learning about their remarkable history, we’ve put together a brief timeline, outlining the history of limestone and how it’s come to be the stunning tiles that we know today.
Taking you back to your school days… Limestone is a sedimentary rock which is made up mostly of calcium carbonate in the form of calcite. Generally, it is mostly formed in warm, clear and shallow marine waters making it an organic sedimentary rock. It’s formed as a product of an accumulation of shells, corals, algal and other debris.
Posted on December 23 2015
Whilst the majority of our understanding of natural stone tiling is practically based, we also enjoy swatting up on the more objectively interesting facts about natural stone; the fun and quirky information which adds even more character to our wonderful tiles.
Posted on December 18 2015
At Stoneworth Warehouse, we get asked a lot of generic questions as well as more personal and individual ones such as myth busting and general advice. We thought that putting together and answering the top 10 most frequently asked questions we get queried on here, would help save you time and stress:
Posted on November 26 2015
Limestone is a beautiful, durable and good value stone that is great to use as kitchen tiles, bathroom tiles, hall tiles or even in your living room. Whilst our customers know just how beautiful the stone is, some of you may not know the in and out facts about limestone which is why we’ve written up this brief guide on all you need to know about limestone!
Posted on November 11 2015
We all know that insulation in the home is vital to the comfort and wellbeing of those living in it and there are more ways to do this that just double glazing and insulation installation. When decorating your home, it’s important that the basic fundamentals of the property are equipped for both summer and winter months; this includes flooring, curtains, doors etc.
Posted on November 09 2015
Limestone is very unique in comparison to all other stones and rocks in the world as it can vary greatly in its visual appearance depending on the amount of calcite that is preserves. Limestone that has high calcite properties will be of a very light colour, however if there is a lower percentage of calcite and a higher percentage of impurities such as iron oxide, the colouring of the stone will be darker and of yellow or tan tones. Any presence or carbon within the stone will darken it to black or grey - this is why some Limestone tiles have dark grey spots!
Posted on November 02 2015
We have written this brief guide outlining and comparing the pros and cons of limestone tiles and porcelain tiles in order to help make the right decision for you.
Posted on October 26 2015
Natural stone tiles are quickly starting to become the flooring and surface tiles of preference in modern homes. Despite having been around for thousands of years and historically used in dingy castles and drafty stately homes, the modern day home improvement guru has discovered the dynamic nature of natural stone and choose to cover a cosy farmhouse kitchen floor or chic new bathroom in.