August 6, 2019
Written by Gary Bazzana, Natural Stone Specialist
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.
July 9, 2019
Project Image: Master Builders Association 2018 Award Winning Freestyle Pools in Longueville. Pool Coping and Pavers - Charcoal Grey Granite Flamed
While Winter can be the time when most of us pack away the Speedos, it is a very busy time for pool builders. This month we talk to Rob Hitchcock from FreeStyle Pools, Sydney. An award-winning pool building company, FreeStyle Pools was established in 1992 by Rob’s parents, Bruce and Anne. Almost 30 years on, Rob and his brother Ben continue the strong tradition of building quality swimming pools and providing customer service excellence to their clients.
May 14, 2019
A recent renovation of this tired outdoor space has been refreshed and modernised with beautiful Tavira Alfresco Limestone. The new limestone tiles have brought the outdoor area of this gorgeous home in Sydney’s leafy north into the 21st century.
April 9, 2019
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.
February 22, 2019
Project: Beecraft; Photo: Maree Homer
The outdoor room has come of age and with this new status greater demand for well designed, high spec outdoor spaces has been on the up. In response to this demand, Sareen Stone’s Alfresco range of natural stone has grown to include 6 products across the granite, limestone and sandstone ranges.
October 16, 2018
Branch Out Landscape Design in Sydney provides landscape design and project management services across a range of projects. Director, Catherine Gard, made the change from a career in optometry to landscape design and has never looked back! We talk to Catherine about some of the beautiful gardens she and her team have created.
August 14, 2018
Designed by MacCormick & Associates Architects and built by FS Hough Builders, The Quiet House in Sydney’s harbourside suburb of Mosman does our Noce Travertine proud.
July 3, 2018
The versatility of Classic Travertine is evident throughout this home in Sydney’s north, renovated by FS Hough Builders. As the flooring for the living, kitchen and dining space; the bathroom; the outdoor area and pool coping, Classic Travertine is utilised in its various finishes and provides a timeless elegance throughout.
June 5, 2018
May 8, 2018
Outdoor Escape Landscaping lived up to its name and made this gorgeous garden an outdoor escape for their client in Sydney’s north.
February 27, 2018
This week we take a virtual visit to Matcham House, designed by Michael and Beth of zias building design. We decided to also take the opportunity to ask Beth a few questions about zias building design’s philosophy and what they love most about what they do.
January 16, 2018
Sareen Stone’s Noce Travertine Tumbled has walnut tones that offer an alternative to the lighter Classic Travertine. The slightly deeper tones provide a richness in colour and adds warmth to a space.
November 1, 2017
Sareen Stone supplies integrated skimmer lid kits to complement your pool tiles and pool coping, allowing you to achieve a seamless and flush pool surround, minus that unsightly plastic skimmer lid.
September 25, 2017
We are very excited to introduce two new limestone tiles to our ever-expanding range of limestone tiles and pavers. We have just had a sneak peak in the warehouse and both new limestones look gorgeous.
June 28, 2017
Salt water pools are the pool of choice in Australia. When it comes to protecting your pool, natural stone pool coping and surrounds such as sandstone, granite, limestone or travertine are both beautiful and functional. However, care needs to be taken for your stone pool surrounds of a saltwater pool as stone is porous and salt is a corrosive agent that can be particularly damaging if it penetrates the stone.
May 17, 2017
This beautiful family swimming pool, located in the Hills District in northern Sydney, is a perfect example of how a project can take the client through the building process from concept to completion.
March 27, 2017
Sareen Stone is saying goodbye summer with their “End of Summer Sale” starting today for 2 weeks. There are amazing savings on a large selection of stock for inside and out. Save 20 - 80% on selected pavers, tiles and more. We need to make way for a large shipment of new stock arriving in May.
March 22, 2017
A number of landscapers and architects have now discovered the benefits of installing Sareen Stone’s innovative dropdown pavers and as a result our new dropdowns are certainly starting to make a splash!
November 2, 2016
Brand new to Sareen Stone’s Travertine range of tiles and pavers is their First Choice Classic Travertine Tumbled drop down edge pool coping and step tread.
October 17, 2016
New stock of perennial favourites Silver Ash Travertine and Classic Travertine have just landed in the warehouse in various sizes and finishes. The popularity of these travertines continues to show no slowing down.
September 19, 2016
Now that we’ve turned the corner into Spring here in Australia for most that means planning to spend much more time outdoors. In fact, outdoor rooms are the new must have! Think outdoor kitchen, outdoor fireplace and of course the outdoor lounge & dining area. Ultimately this translates to a well-designed and beautifully finished outdoor space is a must have whether you’re building, renovating or simply updating! From stately and regal to casual and informal, whatever your design aspirations are for your outdoors, natural stone can help you achieve the look you’re after.
April 18, 2016
Sandstone can offer a traditional twist or modern mood to your design. Often, it just depends on what type of sandstone you choose and how you mix it with other natural materials.