Return to the very source of the natural blue stone, water features such as swimming pools, outside showers, wells or pond are an opportunity to pay tribute to the limestone’s fossil origins, when Soignies and the surrounding areas were covered by a warm tropical sea some 345 million years ago. Today, there is nothing more relaxing than re-charging your batteries in contact with this natural and pure material.
Walking barefoot over these slabs with their satin touch is truly a pleasure without equal. On top of comfort and aesthetics, there is also the added value of safety, which is essential around any water feature. The blue stone’s anti-slip finishes will help prevent slippages, falls or mis-steps.
Water just pearls on the surface of Blue Limestone of Hainaut. The non-porous stone is a natural shield against any water marks, and left-over water simply glides naturally along the stone’s surface.
The Blue Limestone of Hainaut, the stone choice that comes from the very source.
Either lying down alongside the pool or letting your feet dangle in the water while sitting on the edge, you’ll appreciate the lightly textured finishes of EnoSkin® or Flamed Blue, both anti‑slip and soft, combining safety and delicacy.
The new finish that carries his unanimous choice for exterior use is EnoSkin® - while soft to the touch its slight graininess provided the anti-slip. Wholeheartedly recommended by your pool builder.
On your swimming pool walls, whether you use Blue Flamed or Sawn stone you’ll appreciate the pretty blue shades that come out in the water. Lights integrated in your water feature will provide a pretty play of reflections and light on the water and stone, intriguing and wonderful to behold.
Water features are an invitation to contemplation, to stopping for a while and taking time out from the rush and bustle of everyday life. Create a water feature in your own image, straight or curved, with textured finishes such as ‘Chiselled’ or ‘Charred’. Or choose Crust or BrickEno® for even more originality.
Lights integrated in your water feature will provide a pretty play of reflections and light on the water and stone, intriguing and wonderful to behold.
If your garden is the place that is closest to your heart, then re-charging your batteries in it helps put you in sync with nature. Make it even more alluring by adding a fountain in blue stone, an excellent way to enhance the existing beauty of your garden. A feature that combines visual beauty with the soft murmur of falling water to relax you immediately.
Water just pearls on the surface of Blue Limestone of Hainaut. The non-porous stone is a natural shield against any water marks, and left-over water simply glides naturally along the stone’s surface. Whether you use Blue Flamed, ClivEno® or Sawn stone you’ll appreciate the pretty blue shades that come out in the water.
By using shaped, functional and decorative Blue Limestone of Hainaut create a unique outdoor shower and give it its very own character. The rough irregularity of Crust, the charmfull character of Chiselled or even the natural elegance of Flamed Blue provide endless possibilities, ensuring you get the best of the stone in its most natural state. Sublime!
Regular cleaning won’t be necessary. Weather will do most of the work for you. During spring, remove vegetation which has gathered on the stone during winter with a brush and some water mixed with bleach.
Blue Limestone of Hainaut doesn’t fear bleach neither chlorine. Lime marks disappear in the natural shades of the stone without penetrating it, especially in finishes such as Flamed Blue or EnoSkin®. Blue stone being a limestone, do not use anti-lime products nor any acid or chemical cleaning products. Rather choose a ph neutral product.
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