Limestone slab is a beautiful natural stone that is suitable for vanities, walls, floors, and fireplaces. Limestone is porous, which means that it will weather with use, but many customers like the fact that their surface may change over the years to acquire a patina, giving it an antique feeling. And others are delighted by the fossils of shells, chamber nautilus and squid that may be present in limestone slab.
Limestone is available in 2” and 3” thicknesses, and fabricators note that it handles as easily as marble. And limestone has an advantage that harder stone doesn’t – seams can be smoothed without marring the surface.
Ask a premier stone supplier about limestone slab. It may be just the right choice for your home!
Have you considered installing limestone slab
in your house? Limestone slabs usually have a sandy appearance that looks good
with stainless steel, wood, and many other materials making this material very
versatile. Like marble, limestone has a
soft, buttery look that makes any room seem warm and welcoming – but it’s more
affordable. It’s a sophisticated stone that adds value to any home.
Origin of Limestone
Limestone was formed from the bones of ancient
sea creatures; traces of some of these creatures remain embedded in the
material as fossils. The occasional imprint of a chamber nautilus, for example,
or other small shells, makes limestone utterly unique. The stone has an "old
world” or antique look that grows over time as the slab weathers.
Limestone is pre-treated with color-enhancing
sealant and needs regular resealing. Some homeowners install limestone in
conjunction with other stone, for contrast. Others prefer to use limestone
exclusively. Most limestone slabs have honed finishes, which enhances their
warmth. Also, any seams in your limestone counter can be smoothed over with a