Amarestone Natural Stone Blog

Which Limestone is best for Flooring

Posted by Steve Turner on Sat, Sep 05, 2020 @ 11:10 AM

Limestone Flooring

For most people, a beautiful limestone floor represents an investment in their property. With the right care, it will last for more than a lifetime and enhance the living space. So, what should you be looking for?

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Topics: limestone flooring, French limestone, buying limestone, choosing natural stone, CE Marking, patios, internal stone

The answers to questions about stone - FAQs

Posted by Steve Turner on Thu, Aug 13, 2020 @ 04:30 PM

Frequently Asked Questions about limestone and marble

 

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Topics: surface finishes, cleaning, sealing, external stone, frequently asked questions

French Limestone for holiday homes - a case study

Posted by Steve Turner on Wed, Apr 15, 2020 @ 02:20 PM

French Limestone delivered to client holiday home

If you're looking for the ideal natural stone but your project is in a foreign land, don't worry. You can choose from Europe's best limestone and marble quarries and have it delivered to anywhere in the world. Here's how:

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Topics: limestone flooring, French limestone, burgundy limestone, listed building

UPDATE Covid-19 and its impact on French Limestone supplies

Posted by Steve Turner on Fri, Apr 03, 2020 @ 11:16 AM

French Limestone Supplies during the Covid-19 Outbreak

A couple of weeks ago, we reported on the lockdown in France and its potential impact on French limestone supplies. The government recently extended the lockdown for a further two weeks until the 15th April and we can now give some clarity on the impact.

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Topics: buying limestone, customer service

French Limestone Quarry Changes - what you need to know

Posted by Steve Turner on Thu, Mar 19, 2020 @ 04:14 PM

French limestone - how changes to the industry might affect you.

If you are linked to the stone industry as an architect, designer, stonemason, distributor/retailer or developer, you could be affected by some of the changes.

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Topics: French limestone, choosing natural stone, quarry

Covid-19 and its impact on French Limestone supplies

Posted by Steve Turner on Tue, Mar 17, 2020 @ 03:13 PM

French Limestone Supplies during the Covid-19 Outbreak

At lunch time today, the French government imposed a "lockdown" across the whole of France. This is intended to last for the next two weeks but may be extended depending on the circumstances.

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Topics: buying limestone, customer service

The top 5 questions at SDS20

Posted by Steve Turner on Tue, Feb 18, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Natural Stone at the Surface Design Show:

The top 5 questions asked by Architects and Designers

This year's Surface Design Show at London's Business Design Centre in Islington attracted a large audience of architects and designers who came to look at the wide range of innovative surfaces on display at the show.

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Topics: French limestone, external stone, ethical sourcing, frequently asked questions

Delivering natural stone to homes in Europe and worldwide

Posted by Steve Turner on Tue, Jan 14, 2020 @ 03:08 PM

Natural Stone for your holiday home in Europe

Over the last year we have seen an increase in English speaking customers looking for natural stone for their properties across Europe. 

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Topics: French limestone, ethical sourcing, brexit

The trends in natural stone for 2019 - what will happen in 2020?

Posted by Steve Turner on Wed, Dec 11, 2019 @ 09:30 AM

Trends for natural stone specifiers for 2019 and 2020.

At about this time of year, we like to look back at what our customers were buying over the course of the year and work out which way the trends might go over the next year.

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Topics: French limestone, chamesson, portuguese marble, lavoux

The most majestic French limestone

Posted by Steve Turner on Tue, Nov 12, 2019 @ 09:47 AM

Tuffeau French limestone

The stone that is used as the building material of some of France's most elegant and best known buildings is surprisingly little known outside France.

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Topics: French limestone, tuffeau, listed building