Why choose Sandstone?
Sandstone is a popular choice for many people when it comes to choosing patio slabs. It is extremely versatile, strong and has long durability. It comes in many finishes and colours and will suite just about any garden. It sits well within contemporary or traditional style gardens.
On the whole, Sandstone does not become too slippery when wet, however, it is important to keep it clean as any type of stone will be slippery if algae or moss is allowed to cover it.
Sandstone is one of the most affordable options when it comes to patio paving as Sandstone slabs are fairly inexpensive compared to other materials.
To preserve its appearance, it is a good idea to seal sandstone slabs in order to protect and prevent surface staining although not essential.
Sandstone it highly resilient when it comes to weathering, it can withstand all types of conditions. There are many types of finishes on Sandstone giving you many options when it comes to individual designs. It boasts a natural beauty that can get build character with age.
Sandstone is a sedimentary rock that is formed from the bottom of a body of water or rock that has been deposited in a desert environment, which has been compressed over millions of years. This gives it the unique colours, veining and textures that make it look so at home in our outdoor spaces. Being such a natural product each sandstone patio slab can vary and that is what makes it so beautiful compared to manufactured stone.
Most Sandstone products are of the Indian Sandstone variety and is ethically sourced. It is porous and is therefore great for very wet areas at it stops any water pooling on the surface unlike some other products.
Although a very hard and durable stone it is also easily cut to incorporate different designs in your garden, providing you the opportunity to make your patio area completely unique in design and appearance.
Sandstone is an eco friendly product as its manufacturing process uses fewer damaging chemicals to process it. Ashley Paving use the highest grade Sandstone to give you the best finish and durability. Giving you piece of mind know that your patio will bring you many years of enjoyment.