LIMESTONE TILE

Limestone is a chemical sedimentary rock made up of calcium carbonate salt. Limestone tile occurs after millions of years of metamorphosis under the seas. Because of this feature, it sometimes contains small fossils. With its soft beige colors in general, it evokes a sense of cleanliness and comfort in living spaces.

Limestone has been used throughout history in architecture. Think of the Roman Coliseum and you have a picture of limestone in your mind. Now think of it in your own home. Limestone flooring will provide a premium look for your living space.

Baba Chic

The Baba Chic Mosaics Collection showcases the cultural heritage and skilled craftsmanship of Tunisian artisans. These intricately designed mosaic patterns use a combination of limestones and even terracotta in bold color combinations, shape, and sizes.Each piece is cut and mounted on a mesh backing, insuring an easy installation. Situated in the cradle of the Pan-Mediterranean world that spawned Western Civilization, the history of Tunisia is one of change. In fact, the rulers and occupiers of this land reads like a Rolodex of history.Berbers, Phoenicians, Romans, Vandals, Arabs, Bedouins, Ottomans and French all strutted and fretted their “hour upon the stage” that was Tunisia. These mosaic tiles will make a dramatic statement for any wall or floor application. Use for a kitchen backsplash, a study or wine room, accent wall, fireplace surround, powder room floor, or entry foyer.

Bosphorus Limestone Tiles

The Bosphorus Limestone Tiles Collection from Marble Systems is a finely crafted blend of current trend and ancient limestone. Elongated shapes, hexagonal mosaics and versatile elegant molding profiles bring this collection to life. Bosphorus is a deeply rich color value meant to enhance steady and strong design themes.By way of definition, limestone is a sedimentary rock. It is has historically been used in Europe and throughout the world as a natural building material. The material has enjoyed a great deal of utility in architecture. Consider The Great Pyramid of Giza, for exampleElongated shapes, hexagonal mosaics and versatile elegant molding profiles bring this collection to life.

Britannia Limestone Tiles

The Britannia Limestone Tiles Collection from Marble Systems is a finely crafted blend of current trend and ancient limestone. Elongated shapes, hexagonal mosaics and versatile elegant molding profiles bring this collection to life. The Britannia color is meant to rule more than just the waves with a slight but noticeable sense of movement suitable for any design plan.By way of definition, limestone is a sedimentary rock. It is has historically been used in Europe and throughout the world as a natural building material. The material has enjoyed a great deal of utility in architecture. Consider The Great Pyramid of Giza, for example.

Casablanca Limestone Tiles

The Casablanca Limestone Tiles Collection blends the clean lines and modularity of the contemporary lifestyle. A wonderful color palette comprised of distinct yet neutral colorations and a finely honed/semi-polished surface sets the foundation for a unique design spectrum for residential and commercial applications. Embellishments to this collection include linear/geometric mosaics in blends from the color palette. For the finishing touch, one may select from moldings in a variety of shapes. The Limestone Collection is a harmony of tonality and design for today’s lifestyles.Limestone is a sedimentary rock that has been used for centuries in all its forms. Please consider these highly effective examples of the art of limestone tile when planning your next luxury project. They will add tremendous value.

Champagne Limestone Tiles

The Champagne Limestone Tiles Collection blends the clean lines and modularity of the contemporary lifestyle. A wonderful color palette comprised of distinct yet neutral colorations and a finely honed/semi-polished surface sets the foundation for a unique design spectrum for residential and commercial applications. Embellishments to this collection include linear/geometric mosaics in blends from the color palette. For the finishing touch, one may select from mouldings in a variety of shapes. The Limestone Collection is a harmony of tonality and design for today’s lifestyles.By way of definition, limestone is a sedimentary rock. It is has historically been used in Europe and throughout the world as a natural building material. The material has enjoyed a great deal of utility in architecture. Consider The Great Pyramid of Giza, for example. Elongated shapes, hexagonal mosaics and versatile elegant molding profiles bring this collection to life.

Cottage Stone Tiles

Artless Simplicity. Radiating pure charm, our Cottage Stone Tiles Collection of subtly chiseled stones creates a beautiful layer to set the stage. Since this luxury element is worked from marble, a bit of background is in order. Marble is a metamorphic stone with a timeless history as a flooring, wall covering, paving material and sculptural medium. Think for a moment of the Taj Mahal, the Statue of a David, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and perhaps your local courthouse. Now your starting to see the essence of the stone. Available in 6 soft shades in a grand 16″x24″ format and free length pattern.

Designers Choice

Introducing our Designers Choice slab collection, a beautiful collection of Marble Systems rare and unique natural stone slabs. This collection has been exclusively created based on Marble Systems’ one of a kind slabs from foreign countries, attractive and eye-catching characteristics. Selected with absolute perfection and based on our costumers’ requirements this rare slab selection will enhance any of your upcoming architectural projects.Per Wikipedia, "Natural stone is used as architectural stone (construction, flooring, cladding, counter tops, curbing, etc.) and as raw block and monument stone for the funerary trade. Natural stone is also used in custom stone engraving. The engraved stone can be either decorative or functional. Natural memorial stones are used as natural burial markers."

Full Grain

Our Marble Systems full grain stone tiles are a textured product ideal for exterior surfaces and beyond. By “beyond” we mean that this material has the ability to offer texture as a design element to professionals and homeowners. There are lots of design ideas to consider when you are working on an interior design plan. To name a small selection: color, light, scale, etc, etc. Texture  is certainly one of them. We feel that our full grain stone tiles place Marble Systems in a unique and advantageous position versus other natural stone producers. After all, we offer this finish in both marble and limestone which adds more options for our clients to take advantage of.

La Roche Limestone

Our La Roche Limestone Collection is a carefully assembled and finely curated grouping of limestones. We hope that it calls to mind evocative and exotic settings that spontaneously fire the imagination of our many clients and friends. The selection process we have used yielded four distinct color ways that, in our view, are perfectly suited for almost any current design plan. Now, imagine the ability to also play with different sizes and finishes as shown here. Please enjoy using this collection as much as we have putting it together!As a final note, limestone is classified as a sedimentary rock and has been used as a building material for centuries.

In fact, limestone is a distant cousin of the marble. Because under high temperatures and heavy pressure, limestone can be converted to marble.

When you move to a new house or decide to remodel it from scratch, one of the concerns related to flooring will be about the material that you want to use.

It is tempting at first to use some material that is eye-catchy, intriguing and appealing. Don't forget to keep in mind that different kinds of materials require different levels of maintenance.

One of the main starting points before choosing your flooring material must be the weather. Yes, you heard it right. If you are living in a tropical area, a product that is resistant to high temperatures and moisture must be your first choice. Natural stones are perfect solutions for those kinds of problems.

A Timeless Beauty

Limestone tile is a great alternative for creating a rustic or Mediterranean style. They are durable as other natural stones but at the same time, you will really feel softer touch under your feet. Limestone wall tile is also a great choice for many buildings.

From a price standpoint, limestone tile is a budget-friendly covering material compared to marble or granite. Of course, this price point is a comparison to other high-end natural stone tiles.

Limestone is a convenient, easy to use natural stone and generally limestone tile has a warm, natural tone that will give a light and soft mood to your floors or walls.

It is widely used as an exterior surface element. But this sedimentary rock looks exceptional in the kitchen, bathroom, and any other location you want to lighten up with natural stone. That is why this rock has been preferred for centuries and is undoubtedly lovely.

Just like other natural stones, every limestone tile is unique because these are coming directly from the earth. This means you'll have something special in your home. There are tons of different patterns and mosaic alternatives made of limestone.

Currently, at Marble Systems, we carry 8 different limestone tile collections. All of these collections have different features and attributes that make them very special and unique.

Limestone is a timeless beauty. If you want to keep it that way, you have be a little bit careful to preserve its top quality. For this reason, you have to be careful cleaning limestone tile with a vacuum cleaner, because you can easily scratch the surface.

It is better to sweep dirt and dust across the floors and clean with a dry mop afterward.

How often do you need to seal limestone?

Your limestone tiles need to be secured right away once they're set up. This beauty has a porous structure. It is good to seal it before using it. Regular sealing will be required also.

It is good to seal it every two years. You'll understand when the sealing time comes. If the limestone started to soak the water, this means it is the time. Otherwise, the water should bead on the surface of the sealed limestone tile.

Sedimentary rocks are prone to acidity. This means you can't use every product to clean them. pH-neutral cleaners are ideal for all-natural stones. Avoid chemical detergents if you want to extend your tile's lifetime.

Advantages of Limestone Tile

Limestone gives sufficient versatility in regards to price factors and shade options. Though all limestone has a natural tone, you'll find dazzling hues of beige, cream color, white, as well as grey.

Sedimentary rock floor tile looks good any place it's put. The shower room is a preferred space for natural rocks, as well as when properly taken care of, limestone floor tiles look good in the kitchen, as well.

Generally speaking, natural stones are not for DIY installations. You have to bear in mind the additional cost of installation before buying limestone tiles. But on the other hand, this beautiful rock will certainly increase your residence value.

It will certainly give a stylish look to your home.

Disadvantages of Limestone

Well, this soft, porous, sedimentary rock comes with its realities. It is not as hard and as tough as marble, to be honest. So to speaks, we can say that it's not very suitable for high-traffic areas, such as the kitchen.

You can use it anywhere you like of course. Be mindful of the threat of breaking, scratching, as well as splitting. You can fix some small damages by yourself, but you may need a specialist replacement for a substantial crack or a broken floor tile.

Also be careful if you are planning, big, heavy and hefty structures or furniture on a limestone floor.

Generally, limestone tile is an amazing selection for a home. There are some downsides to take into consideration, this product is affordable compared to various other types of all-natural rocks as well as can substantially boost your residence's value.