Sandstone for Tiling, Paving or Cladding

If you are working on the insides or outsides of your home or business then we are sure you are not unfamiliar with the terms ‘tiling’, ‘paving’ or ‘cladding’. Most of the times, you will hear these terms being used for each other interchangeably. But the fact is that tiling, paving and cladding are different things, and it is important to know the difference. Read below and find out –

The experts at Sandstone World, Brisbane have gathered to give you a little introduction on each of the 3 terms one by one.

Sandstone for Tiling

Tiling relates to putting tiles on a surface such as floors, walls, countertops, and other surfaces for practical or decorative purposes.

Sandstone Paving


Paving is very similar to tiling, but entirely different in the aspect that it relates to surface coverings on exteriors. Pavers are also usually thicker than conventional tiles and do not require grouting to hold them in place however, this is personal preference and also on the installer.

Also, the basic motive for cladding is to protect the layer beneath from the elements of nature.  Moreover, it can also act as sound or thermal insulator, and are usually easy to clean.

There you have it, the difference between tiling, paving and cladding made simple for you. Now that you know the difference between the three, you’d know what to do when working on your residential or commercial project and what would be the right way to do it.

Sandstone World is your top quality supplier of all products sandstone. It is one of the best sandstone retailers in Brisbane with great customer service. So if you require sandstone for paving, tiling or cladding purposes for your property, you know we’re the best at what we do. Give us a call to find out more at 0431 285 425 or on 3339 1545 


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