We really like our customers to visit our showrooms for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that they need to see the stone laid out as it would be in an outdoor space. No amount of samples and photos will demonstrate the feel, look and texture of the finished product, even more so when it comes to natural stone as compared with a man made product.
A paving slab made from Indian sandstone, for example, has natural imperfections – colour variations, veins, small dips and interesting textures. The Fossil Mint Indian sandstone has leaf-shaped fossil-like markings and some of the paving slabs have eye-catching veining across a range of colours. All these characteristics are positive; they make it more interesting, changing the surface and tone of the sandstone paving.
Below are some examples of the type of variation that can be expected when working with natural stone. On the left we have Indian Sandstone, in the center Egyptian Limestone and on the right Unfilled Limestone.
The showroom displays are laid out so that designers and landscapers can easily compare the different types, colours and textures of the stone in situ. As paving slabs age, the surfaces weather and it is important that the homeowner has an idea of how their patio will look after several years. Newly quarried paving slabs are delivered in pristine condition, but with time the colours will soften to blend in with the garden setting.
The other reason for visiting our showrooms is that you will always find a member of the team to answer any questions you may have regarding our product range, to provide quotes and delivery times.
So why not start 2015 with a visit to one of our three showrooms all conveniently situated close to the M25 near Sevenoaks, Brentwood and Slough