Which Stone Where? A Beginner’s Guide to Material Selection

Want to make a more informed decision when selecting stone for your next project? You can do so by better understanding the material's basic properties. Start with this beginner's guide to material selection, looking at sandstone, granite, limestone, travertine, marble,…

Resistance to Salt Attack Test: A Versatile Tool for Determining Durability

Whether stone is being selected for use as cladding for a curtain wall, as coping for a parapet or for paving around pools and landscaping, durability needs to be considered as a key factor when determining its fitness for purpose.…

Sealer Selection Guide: An Introduction

Stone Initiatives has developed a stain-resistance test method (SI-STAIN-09) specifically for evaluating sealers on dimension stone. The test results will provide you with information on the natural stain resistance of the stone when exposed to a range of common staining…