Q: What is liquid limestone made of?
A: Liquid limestone is primarily made of crushed limestone, concrete, and additives that’s used for the construction of patios, driveways, and poolsides.
Q: Can liquid limestone be poured on existing concrete?
A: Yes, liquid limestone can be poured on existing concrete provided that there is no cracking and it’s in relatively good condition.
Q: How thin can liquid limestone be poured?
A: Liquid limestone can be poured as thin as 40-50mm when laid over existing concrete. For areas with minimal to no traffic, it can be poured to 75-800mm thick and for driveways, it can be 100-120mm.
Q: How much does poured liquid limestone cost?
A: The cost of pouring liquid limestone depends on many factors such as the size of the project, your choice of finish, the design, as well as the location of the project. Your liquid limestone provider will estimate the total cost of your desired project.
Q: What are the finishes available?
A: Liquid limestone comes in many different finishes. You can choose natural and charcoal finishes or scored limestone in a geometric or flagstone pattern.
Q: Does liquid limestone need to be sealed?
A: Since liquid limestone is a porous material, applying a sealant is highly recommended to protect it from stains as well as outside contaminants that could ruin its finish.
Q: Where can liquid limestone be used?
A: Liquid limestone can be used both outdoors and indoors. It’s the perfect choice for poolsides and driveways because it remains cool to the touch even in hot weather conditions. Liquid limestone can also be used indoors as a paving.
Q: Does liquid limestone crack?
A: Liquid limestone is much more resilient to cracking than concrete. While it’s highly unlikely to crack, it still depends on the workmanship and the quality of the liquid limestone used.
Q: How long will liquid limestone last?
A: It’s safe to say that with proper pouring and sealing, you can expect limestone to last for a lifetime. It does require maintenance to help retain its strength properties and its lustrous shine.
Q: Can liquid limestone paving be coloured?
A: Absolutely. Tints can be added to the liquid limestone mixture to create a wide variety of hues and colours. From terra cotta to sandstone and everything in between, you can select the colour of your choice to match your home decor. Do keep in mind that adding colour to liquid limestone may alter its thermal properties.
Q: Is liquid limestone paving rough to walk on?
A: No. Liquid limestone feels very comfortable underfoot and provides great traction, even in wet conditions. This makes it an ideal choice for poolsides.
Q: How long before you can walk on poured liquid limestone?
A: You can walk on liquid limestone the following day after it is poured. Do keep in mind that the paving is still curing and it’s best to avoid foot traffic as much as possible to reduce stains.