About Stones

Stone work is around since forever, it gives your place a very neat and tidy effect along with making it look beautiful. You can have decorative stone work in your home, office or any place you want, you can have plain stone work, you can have antiqued and there is no limit to the possibilities. Stone work will always look good but what is better is when you have the right people to do it that guide you in every aspect. Here at Stone Treatment Dubai, we offer the best services in stone work!

Our professional attitude and guides and tips along the way will end up giving your floor a look like never imagined! There are many kinds of stones that are used and we are here to guide you about all of them!

Different stones for stonework:

There are many different types of stones used for stonework. The following are them with all the information you need about them.

Marble

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The most well know stone for stone work. It is composed of re-crystallized carbonate minerals, calcite and dolomite. Marble is most commonly used for sculpting and as building material.  Marble is very hard and has a colorful variety. It gives a highly glossed finish

Granite

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A rock that was once molten but now as cooled down deep in the earth. Granite gives the appearance as salt and pepper. Granite is a dense grained and hard stone. It can be polished and finished in many ways. It offers a wide variety of colors as well.

Limestone

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A sedimentary rock which is composed of largely minerals, calcite and aragonite. Limestone has several uses like building, base of roads, as a white pigment, and as chemical feedstock in production of lime.

Travertine

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A type of limestone deposited by mineral springs. Travertine holds a fibrous appearance. It is formed with rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate. It is most commonly used in Italy as building material.

Terrazzo

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Consists of chips of marble, quartz, granite, glass or other suitable material. For chemical binding it is poured with cementations binder.

Engineered Stone

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This is an artificial material made of crushed marble and quartz stone and bonded by adhesive. It is most commonly used for indoor flooring

Engineered Quartz

stonepolishingandrestoration-engineered-quartzEngineered quartz is a manmade product created mostly from natural materials. It’s made of 90 to 94 percent ground quartz and 6 to 10 percent resins and pigments that are combined into durable and nonporous slabs. The strength of quartz, even in a manufactured form, makes it naturally resistant to abrasion, scratches, dents, and even acids without the need for sealants. And the environmental impact of manufactured quartz is low: Quartz is an abundant material and the finished product is nontoxic and nonallergenic, and will last a lifetime, reducing the need for replacement.

Gres Procelain

stonepolishingandrestoration-gresporceleinPorcelain is a ceramic material made by heating materials, generally including kaolin, in a kiln to temperatures between 1,200 and 1,400 °C (2,200 and 2,600 °F). The toughness, strength and translucence of porcelain, relative to other types of pottery, arises mainly from vitrification and the formation of the mineral mullite within the body at these high temperatures.

Soapstone

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This stone is rich in magnesium. This stone is not that hard and hence is used for carving for thousands of years.

Slate

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We make sure to use the best quality of stones for your floor! Our customers are guaranteed to be satisfied with our high quality stones that we use!

Gabbro

stonepolishingandrestoration-gabrroGabbro refers to a large group of dark, often phaneritic (coarse-grained), mafic intrusive igneous rocks chemically equivalent to basalt. It forms when molten magma is trapped beneath the Earth’s surface and slowly cools into a holocrystalline mass. Much of the Earth’s oceanic crust is made of gabbro, formed at mid-ocean ridges. Gabbro is also found as plutons associated with continental volcanism. Due to its variant nature, the term “gabbro” may be applied loosely to a wide range of intrusive rocks, many of which are merely “gabbroic”.