Kota Stone Flooring : Advantages and Disadvantages

kota stone flooring

Kota Stone is a fine-grained variety of limestone,found at kota . It is a district of Rajasthan .
It is available in different colours ,shapes ,sizes. The greenish-blue and brown colours of this stone contribute to its popularity. Such as brown, grey, black etc. It is very much used in India especially in Govt. Buildings. It’s hardness, non porous, shine feature makes it popular to use as a flooring. It does not have the finish like marble and tile but still it provides shine.

It is available in both polished and non polished form. Also it can be used in indoors and outdoors. IT is great for pathways , driveways, commercial buildings.
kota stone flooring


Characteristics of Kota stone flooring:-


kota stone flooring


Kota stone flooring is very hard, non porous, non slippery stone. Also it is a natural stone. As it is made up of calcium carbonate not resistant to acid.

Advantages of Kota stone flooring:-


kota stone flooring

Strong:-

 In outdoor we need strong floors. For car ways , drive ways where we need strong floor along with it we want to maintain look of that path. In case of other flooring such as concrete it gets damaged by the time and don’t provide any finished looks.
Also for office indoors or home indoors it is a very good option. If you have children in your home then it is a best idea to choose this flooring.

Beautiful:-

When kota stone is polished it gives a shiny look.

Size:-

Kota stone can be finished according to your requirement, square, honed. It can also be cutted by both machine and hand. It is available in both marble and tile format and can be set in any flooring pattern.

Coolness:- 

Kota stone provides very good coolness to feets.

Cheaper:- 

Unlike marble and granite it does not cost high price. It is very much cheaper than them.

Maintenance:-

It’s maintenance is very easy as it does not absorb water. So there is no chance that it will be damaged by water. It is excellent stone for humid regions.

Variants: -

It is available in many color variants such as grey, black, pink, brown.

Disadvantages:-



Lusterless:-

 Though Kota stone shines but it is not lustrous as much as marble and granite.

Size:-

Unlike marble and granite kota stone is not available in large sizes, therefore it has many joints.

Flaking:- 

Kota stone tends to flaking, So like marble if it will be polished at certain intervals then it's shine will be maintained.

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