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Posts Tagged ‘ limestone ’

3 Reasons to Use Limestone

Monday, September 30th, 2019

There are many great options for making your masonry structure, and because each material is so unique, one kind might be better suited to your project than others. In this post, let’s take a look at the benefits of limestone and whether it could be the right choice for you.

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The Difference Between Marble and Limestone

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Both marble and limestone are excellent materials for many masonry construction projects. And although they might sound like interchangeable terms, there are several important distinctions between them. Here are some of the key differences between marble and limestone.

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Why You Need Limestone in Your Design

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Why You Need Limestone in Your Design

Of all the types of stone available for your monument or commercial sign, consider adding limestone to your design.

Of all the types of stone available for your monument or commercial sign, consider adding limestone to your design. It’s made from pressurized sediment found under the sea and is a great natural material. You’ll find it to be incredibly durable and available in many different colors. As a very versatile material, adding it to your design will create impact that will turn heads. (more…)

The Difference Between Limestone and Marble

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

limestone and marble

Marble is a metamorphic rock, the result of a transformation of pre-existing rock.

For centuries, limestone and marble have been used to create man-made monuments and structures. The Great Pyramid of Giza was one of the first architectural marvels crafted with limestone. So what exactly is the difference between limestone and marble? Here’s a look into what makes these stones so unique. (more…)

Maintaining and Restoring Historic Marble and Limestone Structures

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

marble restoration

Marble and limestone are the stones of history, and we must do our part to preserve them.

Stone is one of the most enduring construction materials, and has throughout history been a lasting testament to architecture. Marble and limestone, valued for their versatility and beauty, are two of the most common materials used in historic structures. But despite their tenacity, even marble and limestone will suffer from wear over time. Pollution and urbanization are contributing to stone deterioration faster than ever before.
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