Yet another natural stone flooring option is limestone.
Bringing a rustic look into the home, limestone has been used for hundreds of
years and goes well with wooden or antique furniture. Limestone is, however,
soft among stone flooring options. Therefore it requires sealants and some
maintenance to prevent staining and stave off wear and tear.
Limestone should never be cleaned with highly acidic
cleansers or those containing bleach because they will discolor the tiles over
time. Limestone should be cleaned regularly with warm water or a combination of
water and a neutral floor cleaner that is specifically designed for limestone
floors. Because of its maintenance demands, limestone is generally avoided in
kitchens and bathrooms. If you want limestone in your kitchen, try it on the countertop.
Limestone tiles come in a variety of sizes and a relatively
simple color range. Most common are muted earth tones varying from beige to
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