10 Tips to choose the Perfect Natural Stone for Your Home

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10 Tips to choose the Perfect Natural Stone for Your Home:

10 Tips to choose the Perfect Natural Stone for Your Home

Introduction:

Introduction Natural stones are the blessing of Mother Nature. You bring natural beauty by using natural stones in your spaces in & outside of the home. Natural stones are soothing eyes upon looking at it, relaxing upon touching, and energizing while living with it. In due course, we have given you some outlines in the posts “ 12 Things to Consider When Choosing Natural Stones for Your Home ” and “ Things to Consider While Buy Natural Stones – Shopping Guide ” as well as other similar blogs. Today, we are going to give you at least 15 useful tips to select the right natural stone for your construction projects.

Tip 1 – Know the Origin of Natural Stones:

Tip 1 – Know the Origin of Natural Stones At first glance, the tip seems weird for an ordinary homeowner but may prove highly useful in making a smart decision from a technical point of view. Geologists usually classify the natural rock formation in three different processes. Igneous rock formation Sedimentary rock formation Metamorphic rock formation

Tip 2 – Know the Different Forms of Natural Stones:

Tip 2 – Know the Different Forms of Natural Stones Commercially available natural stones have different forms. For the sake of ease, we can segregate stones in two major forms: whole stones crushed stones

Tip 3 –Define Areas for Natural Stones Installation:

Tip 3 –Define Areas for Natural Stones Installation You must select the types of natural stones based on the areas where you want to install them. For instance, Interior of the Home Outside of the Home As structural Elements As Architectural Elements

Tip 4 –Select Right Natural Stones Finishes:

Tip 4 –Select Right Natural Stones Finishes The stone surface finishing treatments are determining the utility of the stones. Polished and glossy stone texture is appropriate in a living room like a low utility, but most impactful areas to impress your guests or home visitors. Coarse surface treatments are good to go for slip prone areas like wet places and outdoor spaces to create anti-skid surface texture.

Tip 5 –Select Appropriate Colors in Natural Stones Installation:

Tip 5 –Select Appropriate Colors in Natural Stones Installation Colors have direct impacts on the human psyche and practical utility of the space. For instance,  Bright Colors: Dark Colors:

Tip 6 –Select Natural Stones Considering Various Impacts:

Tip 6 –Select Natural Stones Considering Various Impacts Stones get damages due to various impacts like hit by objects, high foot traffic, structural loads, earthquake-like natural disasters, and accidental or intentional damages by humans. Most outdoor areas, façade, living room, kitchen, and playing rooms for children are receiving different kinds of impacts more often than rests of spaces. Therefore, you must look at stones with high strength and durability properties to lay in such areas. 

Tip 7 –Select Natural Stones Considering Aesthetic:

Tip 7 –Select Natural Stones Considering Aesthetic We already know about grains, veins, and surface patterns existing in the natural rocks. We know how different types of cuts and surface treatments can bring all to make stones appealing. These all create an aesthetic appeal when you use the right combination of natural stones in your living spaces.

Tip 8 –Select Natural Stones Considering Home Value:

Tip 8 –Select Natural Stones Considering Home Value Aesthetic appeal and durability of natural stone are the merits of overall home value. If you have invested enough and smartly, you can get high values of your property with the pace of time.

Tip 9 –Select Durable Natural Stones :

Tip 9 –Select Durable Natural Stones  Compressive strength, flexural strength, hardness, modulus of rupture, specific gravity, density, porosity/absorption, and abrasion resistance are metrics of durability. Such technical knowledge can help you to make the right selection of stones for you or your stone consultants.

Tip 10 –Select Natural Stones Considering Climatic Factors:

Tip 10 –Select Natural Stones Considering Climatic Factors Most of the interior areas have fewer impacts of different climatic factors, but outdoor spaces have high chances. The cold, heat, humidity, water, sunrays, frost/thaw cycle, and similar climatic factors directly or indirectly affect the lifecycle of the natural stone and its appearance.

We Can Help You in the Selection Process.:

We Can Help You in the Selection Process . World of Stones USA is offering free of charge stone consulting services to help newbies , and even seasoned contractors find some complexities of large project confusing. Our stone experts can weigh the pros and cons of each stone type and can suggest the best products for your projects.

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