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Advantages of Indian Sandstone Paving

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

More and more people are turning away from the traditional patio or porch materials such as wood and to stone tiles. Indian sandstone paving is growing in popularity in the UK as a cheaper alternative to the traditional Yorkshire stone. It is durable, is available in a wide variety of colours and can be laid in an assortment of patterns to compliment your garden and home. We provide lots of different patterns for you to choose from, or you could design your own! It is easy to install and also to replace if needs be. It is visually striking and can be used both indoors and out. ... Click for More

Competitive Quality From Natural Stone & Timber

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

At Natural Stone & Timber we provide an excellent range of natural stone and timber products that are always of exceptional quality. We can ensure this because we have maintained great relationships with the manufacturers of such products which means that we can cut out the middle man and ascertain for ourselves exactly the type of products we wish to carry. It also ensures that we can negotiate our own rates and pass on the savings to our customers. Often, it is very expensive to take stock of a variety of different products from countries like India, China and Turkey but with our connections and quantity of imports it means that we have established an infrastructure that can give you fantastic options and pricing on Indian sandstone paving, for instance. ... Click for More

Working With Sandstone, Marble And Slate

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

Indian sandstone paving is a great option for those who are looking for a hard-wearing and durable option that is also fantastic to look at. Outdoor investments like this will be counted on their ability to live up to the elements, but we are sure that our Indian sandstone options are up to the task. We offer not only straight tiled options but tasteful sandstone circles that could be great for an outdoor seating area that could play host to many summer nights with family and friends. Alternatively it could hold a gazebo and could be the centrepiece of your garden, or alternatively it could be in one particular corner. Our Rainbow Sawn Sandstone paving is one of the more expressive options that we offer because each slab has its own unique colouring that extends through a spectrum of purples and oranges, none of which clash or seem out-of-place. This type of tiling is the perfect option for outdoor areas that will see significant use and it can create an entirely different atmosphere in your garden or patio. ... Click for More

Getting Down to the Ground Rules of Outdoor Flooring

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

Summer is on its way and it’s time to think about sprucing up the garden. Amongst the rose trellises and border plants, it’s worth thinking about your garden flooring too. Something can always be done to improve what’s already there, or you could even go the whole nine yards and invest in something gloriously stylish and durable like Indian sandstone paving or natural timber decking. ... Click for More

Artistic Garden Flooring from Our Natural Store

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

If you’re less than green-fingered, making style statements in the garden probably comes down to ornaments, clever layout and decorative aggregates more than it does germinating the sweet peas in the airing cupboard! ... Click for More

3 Tips for the Low Maintenance Outdoor Space

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

Making the most of the glorious U.K summer isn’t all about a Chelsea Flower Show standard of skill and planting knowledge. There are plenty of ways to make sure your garden is stylish, inviting and stress-free throughout every season, and flooring material choice is just one of them! ... Click for More

Using Samples To Ensure Success

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

Selecting samples is a great way to understand just what you are getting with Indian Sandstone paving. We have a good selection of various types all of which have different textures and looks, so it is vital that you can put a piece of the stone down to help envision how your patio may take shape. At Natural Stone & Timber you can choose between sandstone that is calibrated or tumbled, sandstone circles, setts and sawn sandstone. All of these can look great next to a variety of other features, particularly timber decking. However, finding tones that complement each other can take time but ordering samples should also allow you to put the tones together to understand how they might work. ... Click for More

Alternative Patio Options from Innovative Stone Importers

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

Like many other people these days, you may well be looking to create a garden patio, path or porch from materials other than timber decking or generic tiles. Natural stone is a very viable option in this respect as it is now far more widely available and competitively priced than it once was. Although there are of course many natural stone options available, there are three particular choices which stand out as being especially suitable for the creation of garden patios, porches and paths. ... Click for More

Why Indian Sandstone and Travertine are Such Great Material Options for your Garden Patio

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

It is only natural to want to make the most of your garden or outdoor space. Indeed, having an attractive, welcoming and functional outside area can be of real benefit, especially when the weather is fine and the sun is shining. Certainly, there are few things more enjoyable than sitting outside on your patio with some good company and a nice chilled glass of wine or bottle of beer. ... Click for More

Choosing Between a Patio and Garden Decking

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

There are few things more pleasurable than sitting out in your garden when the weather is fine. Certainly, spending a nice Sunday afternoon or weekday evening relaxing in your garden is a sure-fire way of forgetting all about the trials and tribulations of modern life.Naturally, you will need to have a designated area in your garden where you and your family can comfortably sit for prolonged periods of time. Indeed, having your garden furniture on the lawn is far from ideal as this will only serve to damage the grass and leave it looking worn and tatty. ... Click for More