Bluestone for your home – a popular choice for Geelong properties

By September 26, 2014 Natural Stone No Comments

Bluestone is a durable and versatile natural stone suitable for all projects including highly customised jobs. TILE junket has got the goods when it comes to Bluestone, here’s what you need to know…

About Bluestone

Bluestone tiles and pavers are volcanic stones formed from cooling lava and hardened over millions of years.  Bluestone is extremely dense and durable, suitable for indoor and outdoor applications whether is be a small patio, expansive architectural build, pool or feature wall.


Above:  Make your home feel more expansive with bluestone bringing inside out, photo via Pinterest

Bluestone Finishes

Whether you want contemporary sleek style or rustic charm, there is a bluestone finish to suit you:

  • Honed
  • Sawn
  • Sandblasted
  • Flamed
  • Polished
  • Chiseled (lined effect)
  • Shot blasted
  • Splitfaced

Bluestone is scratch resistant making it a versatile and practical material for your space.


Above:  Sawn Bluestone, image via Pinterest


Above:  Honed bluestone creates a smooth non-porous surface, perfect for bathrooms, image via Pinterest

Where to use Bluestone?

Everywhere – indoors and out:  Floors, walls, benchtops, pools, house facades, landscaping, bathrooms, kitchens, living – where there is a will, there is a way with bluestone.  Sealing your bluestone will make it resistant to stains and spills, it will also protect your natural stone from ageing and fading.


Above:  Bluestone bathroom floor, image via Pinterest

Bluestone can be used in historic and heritage renovations creating a cohesive look  from old to new.


Above:  Image via Pinterest

Bluestone pool coping, surrounds and pavers are highly sought after for it’s durability, non-slip and anti glare characteristics.

bluestone terrace

Above:  Bluestone terrace & pool, image via Pinterest

bluestone pool

Above:  Bluestone pool, image via Pinterest

Picture this…

Bluestone steppers with planting between the stones, a sawn surface paver externally under foot ensuring slip resistance by the pool side, then continue the same format bluestone tile inside the home in a honed finish.  It’s a great way to create continuity indoors and out.


Above:  Use bluestone inside and out for a seamless continuity, image via Pinterest

For interesting, unique visual displays use bluestone crazy pave products, stack stone and geometric formats on facades and feature walls. Fire place and oven surrounds are another effective way to incorporate natural bluestone into your home.


Above:  Crazy pave bluestone floor, image via Pinterest

bluestone cladding

Above:  Bluestone cladding, image via Pinterest

The natural beauty and colour of quality bluestone is undoubtedly an asset to any home.  An incredible feel and timeless appeal will have you admiring it for years to come.

By Hayley Norman

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