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New home trends-Porcelain Paving 26.02.18
There is a growing trend for open plan living spaces such as combining a living and dining room this often leads to a patio or outside space. Homeowners often want a seamless look which is difficult to achieve with natural stone and tiles. This is why porcelain paving has become…
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Next Generation Flooring – Introducing the Halmstad Range 17.01.18
Wood effect porcelain paving is a fantastic way to create a stylish yet functional outside space. It has soared in popularity over the last few years and it is easy to see why. Many people love wood flooring but worry about the ongoing maintenance.  With wood effect porcelain tiles you…
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Recommend A Friend 13.11.17
Recommend a friend for a paving or masonry project and receive one of our luxury gifts. For every granite masory project choose between..   For every paving project recommended choose from one of these.. In the meantime if you have any projects you are working on that we can help…
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Landscape projects with the wow factor – Tips for impressing your clients 17.08.17
As a landscape designer, you have the power to create truly memorable projects that stand the test of time. Follow our tips and you’ll impress your clients with your landscape design strategy, adding the wow factor to every project you work on.   Focus on focal points When it comes…
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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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Check out this prestigious roof garden project 08.05.17
We enjoy participating in all our clients’ projects. But we’re particularly proud of our involvement in the roof garden on top of the new Standard Life building in central Edinburgh.   The details and dimensions We supplied 250m² of our classic, cream Corona Porcelain (600 x 600 x 20mm) for…
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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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The weather outside is frightful…. Tiles to keep your customers’ toes warm 17.01.17
Brrrr! It’s getting chilly out there! There’s nothing like stepping into your (hotel or residential) bathroom and feeling the warmth creep into your body from the soles of your feet. And now, thanks to the beauty of underfloor heating, it’s something that we’re all able to experience on a regular…
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Key considerations when sourcing a porcelain tiles supplier (to ensure your project stays on track) 24.11.16
It’s essential that every project you complete is on time and within budget. However, it can be difficult to hit your deadlines when it comes to navigating your way around the world of porcelain. There are hundreds-upon-thousands of different porcelain tiles available on the market, which means finding the right…
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Slip Resistant Tiles – Watch our Testing Equipment in Action… 22.11.16
(Just one way we ensure that your projects won’t go slip slidin’ away!) We know that compliance is incredibly important to you… We take it seriously, too. We’re now one of the UK’s few stone and tile suppliers to own a pendulum coefficient of friction tester – the most accurate…
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Meet your sustainability requirements with porcelain 07.11.16
Porcelain manufacturers are prioritising the environment more than ever before due to government regulations, project requirements and a commitment to increase productivity by reducing waste. And they’re not the only ones that are fine-tuning their sustainability strategies. At Caledonian Stone, we’re committed to preserving the world’s natural resources, for example…
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Hospitality Interiors Design from Caledonian Stone
In the News: Hospitality Interiors Design 03.11.16
Mark Rabey, general manager & senior project advisor at Caledonian Stone, highlights the benefits of using natural stone products in hospitality interiors design in our latest article on Hospitality Interior’s website. Read the article here: http://www.hospitality-interiors.net/news/articles/2016/10/1566350819-how-create-interiors-lasting-impressions
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