Limestone Tiles Create a Warm Atmosphere

Mar 24, 14 Limestone Tiles Create a Warm Atmosphere

The world that we live in today can be incredibly demanding. You may sometimes feel that you’re being pulled in several directions at the same time; whether it is running the kids to school and practice, meeting the deadlines at work, or simply having enough energy and optimism to complete all of your daily tasks, it is no wonder that by the end of the day many of us feel completely used and exhausted. Though the problem of stress caused by the demands of everyday life may have no easy solutions, a visually calming environment – whether it’s at home or the workplace – can help by having a soothing effect upon the afflicted individual. One of the simplest ways to create a warm environment in your home or workplace is through the addition of colors and material that have a naturally calming effect when perceived by the human mind.

Set the Mood with Light Colors
When considering which colors and material you may need to lighten up your area it is important to consider that, in general, lighter hues will create a warmer, more relaxing atmosphere to any space and you should not underestimate the importance of the material you use to implement your color of choice. There are many types of material to choose from when deciding upon a color scheme for your home or office but natural stone has become an increasingly sought after material because of its natural variation in color and design along with its resiliency and durability. Limestone Tiles, in particular, are the perfect material for almost any room in the house because of their versatility, relaxed tone, and soft, pastel-like appearance. While some natural stone tiles create an atmosphere of elegance and formality, limestone is unique in that it generates a far less formal and inviting environment.

Suitable for Every Room
It is a common misconception that limestone cannot withstand the slowly corrosive effects of water and steam. Limestone is a sedimentary rock, caused by the build-up and eventual solidification of minerals and other elements, and will naturally have less density or solidity than an igneous rock. With the proper sealant, however, limestone tiles can be a perfect addition to the two rooms of a home or building that are natural places for relaxation but also take on considerable moisture: the bathroom and the kitchen/cafeteria. (This sealant must be applied once per year and should be available through your stone manufacturer or distributor.) Though limestone can be used in virtually every room, they create an especially calming atmosphere for those spaces where a light and relaxed atmosphere is desired. Most of the colors available in limestone tiling are lighter in hue but even the darker hues take on a softer tone, adding to their appeal as a tile that can be used in any room.

A Germ Free Home?
It is apparent that limestone tiles are especially useful for those looking for a durable yet inviting material to improve their home or office. Another stress-relieving quality of limestone is that it is naturally hygienic; being naturally resistant to bacteria makes limestone tiling a good choice for any room of the house, especially the bathroom or kitchen. Any individual afflicted with pulmonary issues or allergies (seasonal or year-round) may be benefited by the installation of limestone because of the way it naturally resists certain germs and bacteria. Limestone tiling’s combination of relaxing colors, versatility, and its overall hygienic environment make it the perfect material for those seeking a more calming environment.

If you are considering installing limestone tiling in your home or workplace then some research may be necessary to be certain if it is a good fit for your project. International Granite & Marble Corp. (IGM) can help to assist you in choosing the type that is best for you. For more information, go to Igmcorp.com.

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