Marble flooring Marble flooring is a stunning addition to your home or business when it is first installed, and can have great longevity if it is cared for and maintained correctly. As it is a naturally occurring stone it can keep its regal and beautiful appearance even under heavy foot traffic. It is one of the softer stones available it can be prone to marking or scratching if not cleaned and looked after as it should be. Food spillage and marble Marble is particularly reactive to acids, and as many […]
One of my personal favorites and somewhere I have personally visited is Petra in Jordan. Petra, meaning ‘stone’ in Greek, was founded around the 6th century BC partly due to it’s position as being along a trade route and easily defensible. Many parts of the site, which is vast, are hewn directly from the mountains themselves. Due to time limitations, our visit had to be at night. We were treated to Bedouin singing and mint tea followed by a description of the site. The walk to Petra from the visitor […]
A stone floor is a very practical choice for high traffic areas like a hall. It’s easy to clean, hard wearing and won’t be damaged by water or dirt, pets or children. But once you’ve decided on stone, which one do you choose? These 4 questions will help you find the perfect stone for your home.