Natural stone has become a favourite decorative material for many new homes and commercial buildings. Natural stone has the quality of timeless elegance which makes buildings appear more regal. Prized for being eco-friendly and durable, natural stone is the choice for many architects and builders worldwide. The area of York, England is very popular for the specific variety of stone, called Yorkstone, that is mined in the area.
Stone has traditionally been used in various applications from paving and wall cladding to roofing material, clearly it is a very versatile material. The stone mines located in Yorkshire have been providing natural stone for use all over England for many decades. In cities such as London, the traditional paving stones of choice is natural stone, this is because of the ability of the stone to support the high foot traffic while remaining in good nick for a long time.
You can use the stone in the decoration of your property in a few different ways. It is an ideal material for use in the garden, you can create winding garden paths using sandstone paving to enhance the look of your outdoor areas. Indoors, natural stone can be used to create a warm ambience in any room or even a focal point. You can, for example, place some natural stone cladding on one wall in a room to create a focal point. The stone has the quality of making the room feel warmer and adds natural beauty to your home.
Natural stone tiles are also a popular form of wall treatments for both indoor and outdoor areas. The stone offers durability and low maintenance and is, therefore, a good choice for use on outdoor walls. It can withstand the elements very well and gains a natural “weathered” look as time goes by. However you choose to incorporate natural stone into your home’s design, it is sure to add timeless elegance to your property. London Stone can meet all your stone needs and help with great advice on how to use the material and can help you to find a landscaper in your area.