Paving Pedestals: Should You Use Them?

December 2, 2020

Using pedestal support which raises the tiles or pavers off the existing surface is becoming more popular because of the long term benefits this system provides. What are the reasons to use them and what are the things you need to keep in mind and consider?

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How To Create The Perfect Alfresco Area?

November 3, 2020

Image credit: Landart Landscapes

With summer being around the corner, we will be spending more and more time outdoors. You’ve perfected the design of your interiors but you’re wondering what to do with your outdoor space?

What are some of the things to consider when trying to create an alfresco area that looks stunning but also has great functionality? Here are our top 11 tips on how to design the outdoor area that ticks all the boxes.

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Trends: Terrazzo Tile and Slab

September 17, 2020

The Terrazzo trend has returned - and we love it! This classic Tuscan tile with a contemporary twist has been added to our range of floor and wall tiles.

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Understanding Stone: Wall Cladding - the what, why and where

April 7, 2020

Stone wall cladding is like the icing on a cake – it adds that final touch that takes a design to the next level. Stone wall cladding is an affordable, stylish option for a range of residential and commercial projects, from feature walls and columns to fireplace surrounds to something completely unique.

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Understanding Stone: 7 Reasons to Choose Large Format Tiles

March 9, 2020

Image of Tavira Alfresco Limestone, Project by Gardner Design

The latest trend in floor tiles is undoubtedly larger format offering many benefits for residential and commercial projects alike. Sareen Stone’s range of larger format tiles has expanded to include limestone, travertine, granite and sandstone in a variety of finishes, tones, and sizes. Whether your project is for indoors or outoors, or needs to flow seamlessly from indoors to out, our exciting range of larger format tiles will offer a solution.

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Limestone Moves Outdoors

January 31, 2020

Your client loves limestone and wants to use it indoors and out. You know all limestones are beautiful – soothing, relaxing and soft to walk on, but you also know that not all limestones are suitable for outdoors. Sareen Stone’s Alfresco range of Limestones offers the solution.

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Understanding Stone: Granite vs Granite Lookalikes

October 1, 2019

Written by Simon Fenton and Michael Mastro, Natural Stone Specialists, Sareen Stone

In this week’s blog, we compare natural granite to porcelain granite lookalikes. You might be surprised to find out that all is not what it may seem!

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Understanding Stone Series – Pool Coping 101

August 6, 2019

Written by Gary Bazzana, Natural Stone Specialist, Sareen Stone

Pool coping is used around the edge of in ground and other swimming pools. If you are in the water and holding the side of the pool you will be holding on to the coping tiles or pavers. Likewise if you are dangling your feet in the water chances are you are sitting on the pool coping.

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Understanding Stone Series: Handling Stone Around Pools

April 9, 2019

Project and image courtesy of Get Smart Landscaping and Freestyle Pools

Each piece of natural stone displays the markings of its formation history so no two pieces will be the same. This is the first thing to understand when selecting natural stone for any project including stone around pools.

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