When calculating the amount of Natural Stone Tile or Pavers you need for your project ordering the correct amount of overage is an important part. There is a rule of thumb within the industry when working with Travertine, Limestone, or Marble Tile which is ordering at least 10-12% overage for your project. This overage is important to cover waste, miscuts, and any material that is broken or chipped during installation or when pulled out of the pallet. The main focus for this is making sure you have the correct amount of material to properly complete your project and that you're not left short which can cost you time, money, and frustration.
As temperatures rise progressively higher in the coming months, there's a distinct possibility homeowners will be getting their properties prepared for an exciting spring and summer season. Amongst many spring cleaning and landscaping projects, one might choose to take into consideration taking a second look at backyard pools and patio areas.
Create A Stylish Pool Deck With Travertine Pavers. Travertine Pavers (and Pool Coping) around swimming pools creates stunning backyard environments with pools occupying their rightful place as crown jewels of recreation. In so many cases home owners motivated by the mistaken impression of high cost may choose some man-made, inferior product like stamped concrete that simply doesn’t possess the particular properties inherent with travertine pavers that make them so attractive.
Natural stone landscape pavers are ideal for decking around the pool and any outdoor patio area. The most popular type of natural stone paver is travertine but you can also find this product in limestone, slate, and even marble. Landscape pavers are usually 1 1/4" thick so they are durable enough to be installed directly on the ground and can even be used for a driveway. Natural stone pavers do require a little bit of upkeep but the value and beauty they add to your home are well worth it. It is recommended to powerwash the natural stone for your patio or pool area every three months. In any freeze thaw area you would also want to make sure that your natural stone pavers are sealed properly to ensure that moisture stays out of the stone. There are many very good exterior sealers on the market and the life of sealers continues to increase.
Rock Bottom Tile & Stone LLC is an online natural stone tile importing and distribution company founded to bring the highest quality natural stone to our customers at the absolute best prices. Our commitment is to provide excellence in quality, price and service.