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Caring For

Caring for limestone is easy. It is generally best in a low traffic indoor setting. Certain stone treatments can be used to sealrepparttar stone, and if you are interested in these you should ask a local stone professional for their advice onrepparttar 127630 right sealer to use on your stone.


Limestone is used in counters, floors, paving, surface re-facing, and recently it has been incorporated into stone home furnishing items such as coasters, tables, and chess boards. Limestone is used to produce lime, to help extract iron, and in many concretes. It is a stone with a wide number of uses.

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Uses Travertine is often used in counter tops, flooring, to resurface structures, and in cobble stoning. It is also used in a number of unique stone home furnishings. It is not as hard as quartzite, or as smooth as marble, although it can take a honed finish. Travertine is also available as Tufa, and as onyx, a semi translucent stone.

Travertine is mined heavily in Italy,repparttar U.S. and turkey. Historically it was used byrepparttar 127629 Romans, Byzantines, and ottoman empires in their ancient architecture. Today it is widely used both indoor and outdoor and is one ofrepparttar 127630 most versatile components available onrepparttar 127631 market. It is easy to maintain and clean, it is durable, reliable, and it doesn’t show dirt very much.

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