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Sandstone or granite? Let us help you decide 03.08.17
It’s a bit like being stuck between a rock and a hard place! Should you opt for sandstone on your latest building masonry or paving project? Or would granite be a better choice? But if you’re struggling to make a decision, never fear … help - in the form of…
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Need patio paving that’s smooth and anti-slip? 20.07.17
  A slick, contemporary look in keeping with the latest design trends. Public areas where the risk of trips and falls has to be minimal. Surfaces where children can ride bikes easily. Outdoor eating areas where the chairs and tables don’t rock on uneven ground. As this by no means…
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What’s the right landscape stone for your project? 07.07.17
Looking for the right stone for your latest landscaping project? You’re in the right place! We’ve been in the business for over 20 years and we’re based in Scotland, which gives us first hand access to some stunning pebbles, cobbles and boulders. Let us talk you through a few options.…
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Porcelain vs Sandstone Paving: We Weigh Up The Pros and Cons 16.06.17
Torn between sandstone and porcelain on your next paving project? From aesthetics to slip resistance and strength to durability, we assess the advantages and disadvantages of both paving products to help narrow down your choice, take a look at our info-graphic for more details - Porcelain vs Sandstone Paving
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Outdoor Paving and Tile Checklist 05.05.17
Have you ever got really excited about a tile – selected the colour and style that works, received approval from your client – only to find at the final hurdle that it isn’t suitable after all? Perhaps it’s too heavy to work with your pedestal system? Or it doesn’t meet…
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How to create the right impression with your building masonry 02.05.17
Question: How do you create the right impression with your building masonry project? Answer: By remembering that there are occasions when blending in can be just as important as standing out.   First stop, heritage Whether you have complete authority to choose the building masonry or you’re obliged to submit…
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Why porcelain works best for roof terraces 28.04.17
  Reduced weight load. Natural strength. Low water absorption rate. Extensive choice of colours and patterns. Ease of installation. Need we go on?! If you’re looking for a high-performing, slip-resistant option for a roof terrace project, porcelain firmly ticks every box. A light, strong, simple solution If you regularly specify…
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Tiles, stones and renovations – Top tips for 2017 21.02.17
It’s often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then natural stone should be blushing from all the attention!   The Year of the Copycat Yes, it looks as though 2017 is shaping up to be the Year of the Copycat! Many of the…
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Why our technical expertise is the best in the business 30.01.17
We’re not ones for blowing our own trumpet. But occasionally these things just have to be said! Whatever the nature of your particular project, the right technical expertise is crucial if you’re going to source tiles that meet all your requirements. At Caledonian Stone, we combine unrivalled technical knowledge and…
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Tips for choosing the right porcelain tiles for your commercial fit out 24.01.17
Strong. Hard. Tough. Highly resistant to chemical attack and thermal shock. No, we’re not talking about Superman or Wonder Woman. But with all these powerful personality traits, it’s hardly surprising that so many of you are choosing porcelain tiles. But with over one million different types and styles of porcelain…
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