Thinking about limestone floors? Here you will find good tips about limestone stone floors when choosing lime stone floor for your home and floor.

Limestone floor - good tips on limestone stone floors

Limestone floor - good tips on limestone stone floors


The limestone is a beautiful gray stone that gives a sober and gentle impression when used as floor material. It has everything from a very light gray to a dark gray tone. In the Swedish trade there are limestone floors from many different countries, even from our own country. Really exclusive, it comes with a limestone floor from Ă–land or Gotland. It comes in the form of plates that can range from very small to mosaic (irregular) to large and oblong plates. If the limestone is coated with a surface treatment, they can also be given a reddish surface.

Surface treatments

When the limestone is used as floor coverings, the surfaces of the stone floor are usually ground. It gives a slightly roughened surface, which gives a smooth and soft feel. At the limestone, the most common surface treatment is a planar surface. The planar surface has a striped appearance, as well as urgent movements. For those who are historically interested in the installation of limestone floors, information and advice from limestone retailers is often available. They can advise on how the limestone was prepared before, and give tips and inspiration about old types of platform models and the like.

Placing limestone flooring

Stoneware flooring can generally be laid as either floating or solid flooring. This also applies to limestone floors. Which is best depends on how much the room is and how much walls and floors move in the property. If floor heating is applicable, it must be installed and the system heated to a 15 - 20 degree before laying. It is then required both accuracy and patience to lay the stone slabs so that the floor is beautiful and durable. The floor is laid as a puzzle, and several shades can be used. A primer is usually needed as a substrate and the adhesive must be adapted to natural stone.

A little sensitive

What is negative with a limestone floor is that it is sensitive to acids. Floors that are polished are extra sensitive. This means that it is not advisable to swab a floor with such acids. It includes lime coatings. Even games from cooking and hygiene products containing such substances can cause stains on the floor. This applies, for example, to vinegar, vinegar, juice and wine. Therefore, it may be appropriate to consider a little extra before deciding on limestone floors in the kitchen or bathroom. They need some care and care and accuracy when it comes to the choice of floor detergents. The floor is still tight and after a while it may be worth the trouble to slip around the floor. It will then be new.



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