There are many choices of materials that can be used on walls and houses, one of the stone. With a variety of shapes, textures, patterns and colors, stone give the impression of the natural and cool to room at home.
If you have frequently seen in the application of natural scenery in the hotel, restaurant and conference room, now is the time you put on the stones of this unique home.
Do not hesitate to make a pattern and a new look by installing stone. Want your own creativity, this natural plant to produce and exhibit a variety of patterns, patterns such as brick-box square box, bundles of betel leaves, and the installation of back and forth.
Before a natural impression of space and cool your home, you must know the different kinds of natural stone frequently the following:
Like the rock wall at the temples in general, this type of rock easily absorb water from large porous, more black / dark when exposed to water and has a rough structure. Only that formed plate of stone lighter than the original temple. This stone sizes ranging from 10 cm x 20 cm, 15 cm x 30 cm and 20 cm x 20 cm. To wear a bigger size? Available from size 20 cm x 30 cm, 20 cm x 40 cm and 40 cm x 40 cm.
By rough texture and readily absorbs water, is more like the Stone Temple applied to the outside of the fence, porch, and hall. If you want to use the house, the stone of this temple at least fit in the room sweetener.
If you want to use as an additive in Home Decor, solid game with furniture / other modern trinkets. For example some of these images (images 2-3) were displayed on poles of various sizes. Decoration will further embellish your room.
If you want other natural finer texture? You can use sandstone. This stone has a smoother surface for the engine assisted by penghalus. This sandstone color brighter than that of the temple stones ranging from yellow, green, brown and white. You can choose from various sizes ranging from 10 cm to 20 cm x 10 cm x 40 cm
The lighter color and finer texture, you can freely choose the room or outside. Not only the walls that can be applied to this stone, but it can also be installed on the floor of the house. These should be considered, the application of this porous stone to a layer (coating) that is not easy to moisture and moss. By installing this stone, use a soft mortar on the stone may well be linked to the wall.
Many people use this stone for the foundation of the house, because the uniqueness of the irregular shape and size. Besides the typical blocks, stones this time is also available in tablet form. To plate layer is typically used on walls or floors.
If you want other natural stone, dark and most hard? The response of andesite stone. These stones have pores small enough to be a replacement sandstone that is installed in a room inside or outside the house. The size you choose from a variety of sizes ranging from 5 cm to 20 cm x 20 cm x 40 cm with a thickness of 3-4 cm.
If you want to build a brick wall with this, you can use the pattern of stacking stones. This pattern is supposed to make the structure strong wall for each binding.
The marble comes from Tulungagung and color characteristics and dug it asked for this stone a lot of people to building materials and decorative objects.
Another feature of the marble stone that is harder than sandstone, let the stone to be formed into a square or round. The form can use the engine lathe. These decorative objects with gray, beige, off white with simple shapes, which may be a natural impression on your room.
Now, obviously you should not be confused longer have to choose stone as needed. But when hunting shops and stone, there is a need to know:
- Go to a shop that has a complete collection. Since the store will expand your options. Even if you plan to replace the old stone, this store is probably just a rock with your old stones.
- Accuracy pieces. In mind, the process of cutting stone is a little different with ceramic tiles. This shift mini-style rock-cut can still be tolerated up to 3 mm. But one shows the size of the stone needed, because if not the same size between each installation will dificult.
- Checks the quality select stones. Their nature-based it is not possible every piece of stone will be the same. There is only one part of the stone is considered defects, such as dots, different colors (stripes), cracked and pale color. Defects in natural colors that will lead to mostly older than the yellow and white, often found in Palimanan stone. If you have large numbers of stone, choose a defect-free stone no effort to get it .
In order to clean the walls, kept beautiful and memorable experience, do not forget to ensure the way:
- Spray water with a pressurized water hose is hard on the dust / dirt on the wall. From the top, so it was dirt. If it remains difficult to clean, use a brush / brush for a loss.
. The dirt in the cracks between the stones, use soap and rinse with clean water.
- After cleaning the walls, check coating on the stone. If you are peeling, do the process as much as three layers of coating. For this coating can be done once a year, but for more frequent cleaning of stone a minimum of three months out.