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Choosing the right finishing material for the facade is a serious matter that requires in-depth study. The market is full of a variety of materials for lining, however, today, more and more often pavement is preferred. What is the reason - we will understand in this article.
Advantages of paving stones
The choice of stone as a lining material is associated with a huge number of operational advantages. Below are the main ones:
• Durability. Stone trim will last longer than any other material.
• Resistant to temperature and humidity. Under the manifestation of natural phenomena, whether it is snow, rain, the rays of the sun or frost, the stone retains its original properties.
• Easy to clean. Just a couple of hours every five years is enough to clean and polish the facade, which saves time and money.
• Natural and environmentally friendly. Cobblestone does not poison the atmosphere and does not harm health.
• Huge selection of colors. You can easily choose the option that fits the specific interior.
The presence of such clear advantages over other materials, of course, draws attention to itself. It is worth noting that there are a great many types of natural stone, but not all of them are suitable for cladding the facade of a building.
Varieties of facade stone
The most popular are: granite, syenite, gabbro, labradorite, quartzite and marble. And each of them deserves a separate attention:
• Granite. It has a rich color palette, has a granular crystal structure. Minus: rustiness, chipping in case of fire.
• Syenite. On the external structure is similar to granite, but has a darker color palette. Minus: not very resistant to weathering.
• Gabbro. It has a granite structure, color from gray-green to black. Disadvantage: in places of heavy traffic it quickly loses polishing.
• Labradorite.Rock with a granular crystal structure. The color is usually black or gray. A special highlight is given interspersed with rainbow spots of orange, yellow, green and blue hues.
• Quartzite. Fine-grained rock. It is found in gray, red, yellow and sometimes in white.
• Marble. Metamorphic rock. Usually it has a light uniform color, with admixtures of minerals of various colors. It has a motley, spotted pattern. Minus: white marble often turns yellow in adverse environments.
Large selection of colors and shades allows you to realize the most sophisticated ideas for finishing the facade of the building. The facade, using natural stone, looks elegant and noble, and most importantly, will be remembered for its originality for a long time.
Stone finishing is always modern, and speaks of the good taste of the building owner and his viability.