Heritage Sandstone – The Building Block Of Architecture
For more than two centuries, sandstone has been the building block of Australian architecture. Amongst many other construction materials, it is the most adored material as it helps create beautiful facades in creamy rose, heritages and golden hues, outlasting other building materials.
Sandstone will remain to hold great allure for its appeal and quality. This admired material is also known for its load-bearing ability and slip-resistant nature.
Additionally, sandstone is a good insulator to keep homes cool in summer and warm in winter, which is why in Australia, sandstone works as the foundation of many heritage villas and cottages as well as contemporary houses.
The rustic and neutral shades of natural sandstone help release warmth in cold weather and it remains firm during warm sunny days.
Sandstone is deemed as a long-lasting, versatile and low-maintenance stone that is applicable for exterior and interior designing projects that comes with affordable price. By nature, this stone made up of fine grains of minerals like quartz or feldspar combined in a pattern of calcite.
Natural sandstone colours are either red or brown, but sandstone can also be green, white or other colours depending on its mineral content.
It is not only about the captivating shades, but sandstone is also versatile in terms of applications. From wall cladding to paving, sandstone can be adopted into almost all sorts of landscape designing as well as commercial, residential & heritage construction designs. This is why we highly recommend you to use sandstone for your heritage work.