Limestone is a natural material which is an incredibly durable natural stone and comes in a range of colours. It’s a sedimentary rock that is formed during the sedimentation process within lake floors, oceans and caves. For over thousands of years, limestone has been used by people across the world for buildings and beautiful architecture along with everyday products like countertops, worktops and things that add a stylish finish to any home. And of course, limestone fireplaces are a big hit when it comes to adding those special touches to houses. Wrights of Campden have put together their top five benefits for using the material limestone for fireplaces.
It’s very versatile
Because limestone is a phenomenal natural stone, it’s very versatile, which makes it an ideal material for custom home features like a limestone fireplace surround. This is important because you will want to make sure the limestone fireplace is in line with the style and décor of the rest of your home. Limestone has a warm neutral colour tone and also comes in an array of colours so you will definitely be able to find one that suits your needs. And while limestone is durable, it can also be easily shaped and hand carved so that it can have the right shape and design you want for your limestone fireplace surround. At Wrights of Campden, we can supply a design hand-picked from our own portfolio or use your own ideas or a photo to create something new.
No matter what custom home feature you are thinking of for your fireplace, limestone fireplace surrounds will complement your home’s architectural design and décor. This is because its natural beauty and variety of colours will give any homeowner a plethora of options to match and enhance a home’s existing design.
It’s durable and dependable
Limestone is a fantastic natural stone for durability. For years it has been used in numerous important buildings such as museums, schools, courthouses and churches. And in a lot of these buildings you will see limestone fireplaces too. It has been known for giving a rich history to many structures across Europe. And if you’re looking for a home feature, like a limestone fireplace surround, you know it will last several generations to come. At Wrights of Campden limestone fireplaces can be made to any size, finish or specification, which are hand-finished.
Another important factor of limestone fireplaces is that it is consistent. When you choose the colour, style and shape you want, that is exactly what you will receive. But say you were looking into a marble fireplace, you won’t be sure of what you will get since they usually have a range of different patterns, colours and styles.
It’s cost effective
We all like to get our money’s worth and limestone fireplaces are cost-effective due to the natural stone. Limestone fireplace surrounds give a home an elegant, classy and sophisticated atmosphere. Limestone fireplaces have a beautiful and cultured appearance that no other material can mimic.
Wrights of Campden offer the finest craftsmanship and a range of limestone fireplaces in Moreton-in-Marsh and can help in designing the perfect focal point for your home. If you’d like to know more, please visit our showroom at Units 104-106, Northwick Business Centre, Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 9RF.