What actually is sandstone?
Sandstone is sand-sized grains of mineral, rock, or organic material that have a great strength and durability. In addition to its properties, it even includes a cementing substance that holds the sand grains together and also has a matrix of particles the size of silt or clay that fills the voids left by the sand grains. Sandstone is one of the versatile options with great strength and reliability. The qualities of sandstone are perfect for choosing it as a paving option.
The different finishes in which the sandstone is available is something which makes it distinct. The two finishes available with sandstone paving are- Smooth and Riven. Smooth finishing is actually very beautiful and great for the areas that do not see a lot of foot-falls. It has been machine worked once split for main paving rock. Riven finishing is perfect for outdoor use and areas receiving a lot of foot traffic. Riven texture is when the slab is split from the main paving rock, leaving ridges in the paving surface.
Kandla Grey is a naturally occurring sandstone with a range of complementary neutral grey, light, and dark tones. This sandstone’s riven surface and hand-cut edges go well with both new and traditional property styles. The grey sandstone is mined in the Indian region of Kandla. For this reason, the grey sandstone from this region is frequently referred to as Kandla grey.
Raj Green Sandstone
Raj Green Sandstone is an assortment of pale green tones with undertones of brown, buff, and plum. It is similar to traditional yorkstone and has a softly riven surface, ideal for traditional landscape designs. This sandstone is tough and dries quickly due to its thick composition.
Jodhpur Pink Sandstone
Jodhpur Pink Sandstone is excellent for interior and exterior design projects as well as building stone, planters, sinks, monuments, pool coping, sills, and ornamental stone. It is also known as Desert Pink Sandstone.
Mint Sandstone is a stunning natural sandstone with a blend of greenish yellow and buff colours. It is also known as Tinted Mint or Himalayan Sandstone. Tinted Mint pavement mixes perfectly with any environment due to its natural hues and tones.
Buff Rippon sandstone is a perfect blend of natural colours like Creams, yellows, buffs, oranges, with a plethora of natural colour tones. Because natural stone can vary somewhat in colour with tones and patterns, the colours are solely intended as a guide.