Our sandstone paving is both utilitarian and beautiful. Sandstone patio slabs from Paving Shopper can be used on the exterior of your home to improve driveways, patios, and garden paths. All of our products are built to last and are simple to set up.

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What is sandstone paving?

Sandstone paving is a type of natural stone that can be used for driveways, patios, and garden paths. It is durable and long lasting, while also being affordable.

What is Indian sandstone?

Indian sandstone is a type of natural stone that is quarried in India. It is available in a variety of colours, including red, beige, and buff, and can be used for driveways, patios, and garden paths to name a few outdoor spaces.

What are the benefits of sandstone paving?

Sandstone paving is durable, long lasting, and affordable. It is also available in a variety of colours to match your home’s exterior.

How do I install sandstone paving?

Installing sandstone paving is a simple process that can be done by anyone. You will need to purchase the appropriate amount of sandstone pavers, depending on the size of your project, and then follow the instructions that come with them.

For more information on how to lay your sandstone paving, check out our guide on how to lay paving slabs, which includes various laying patters as well as the best way to take care and maintain your sandstone paving.

What are the different types of sandstone paving?

There are two main types of sandstone paving: riven and smooth. Riven sandstone has a more natural look, while smooth sandstone has a more polished look.

Is sandstone paving slippery?

Sandstone pavement is not too slippery when wet, as long as you properly maintain it. It possesses a degree of slip resistance due to its natural nature, and when combined with a riven finish, it produces a significant level of slip resistance, though it would be recommended to be cautious when the sandstone paving is wet.

How do I care for my sandstone paving?

Sandstone paving should be sealed with a waterproof sealant to protect it from the elements. You should also sweep it regularly to remove dirt and debris. If it becomes stained, you can use a stone cleaner to remove the stain.

What are the downsides to sandstone paving?

The main downside to sandstone paving is that it can be slippery when wet if not treat regularly. You should take care to potentially avoid using it in areas where people will be walking when it is wet if it isn't properly maintained.

How much does sandstone paving cost?

The cost of sandstone paving varies depending on the size and type of sandstone pavers you choose. Riven sandstone pavers tend to be more expensive than smooth sandstone pavers. The cost also varies depending on the colour of sandstone you choose. Beige and buff sandstone pavers are usually more expensive than red sandstone pavers.

To get a more accurate estimate of how much your sandstone paving project will cost, use our online paving calculator, or browse our full range.

How long does sandstone paving last?

Sandstone paving is a very durable material that can last for many years. With proper care and maintenance, your sandstone paving can last a lifetime.

What is better, smooth or riven sandstone paving?

This is a matter of personal preference. Smooth sandstone paving has a more polished look, while riven sandstone paving has a more natural look.

What are the different types of finishes for sandstone paving?

The three main types of finishes for sandstone paving are: natural (unsealed), honed (sealed), and polished. Natural sandstone paving is unsealed and has a more rustic look. Honed sandstone paving is sealed and has a matte finish. Polished sandstone paving is also sealed and has a glossy finish.

Which type of sandstone paving is best for my project?

The best type of sandstone paving for your project depends on your budget and the style you are going for. If you are on a tight budget, natural sandstone paving is a good option. If you want a more polished look, honed or polished sandstone paving would be better choices.

What colours of sandstone paving are available?

Sandstone paving is available in a variety of colours, including: beige, buff, grey, red, and green. All of our colours are fully natural and have a beautiful vibrancy to them when they get wet.

Can I get sandstone paving in any shape or size?

Yes, sandstone paving is available in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit your needs. If you are looking for a bespoke quote, get in touch with our team at Paving Shopper today.

What thickness should my sandstone pavers be?

The thickness of your sandstone pavers will depend on the application. For example, if you are using them for a patio, they should be at least 2 inches thick. For a driveway, they should be at least 4 inches thick.

What is the difference between sandstone paving and limestone paving?

The main difference between sandstone paving and limestone paving is that sandstone paving is more durable and slip-resistant than limestone paving. Limestone is a softer stone, which makes it more susceptible to damage and wear over time. Sandstone is a harder stone, making it more resistant to these issues.

How do I know if my sandstone paving is real?

You can tell if your sandstone paving is real by doing a simple test. Take a hammer and tap on the stone. If it sounds hollow, it is probably fake. Real sandstone will have a solid sound when tapped with a hammer.

How do I clean sandstone paving?

You can clean sandstone paving by sweeping it regularly to remove dirt and debris. If it becomes stained, you can use a stone cleaner to remove the stain.

Can I pressure wash sandstone paving?

Yes, you can pressure wash sandstone paving, but you should be careful not to damage the stone. Use a low-pressure setting and hold the nozzle at least 12 inches away from the surface of the stone.