Black Limestone Flamed & Tumbled G031

Black Limestone Flamed & Tumbled G031

Black Limestone Flamed & Tumbled G031Why should you use black limestone when paving your driveway?

Are you looking for a great and classy look for your driveway? Then black limestone paving is the best choice for you. Which is a kind of sedimentary rock composed mainly of calcium carbonate. Limestone is found at the bottom of the ocean. They are a highly versatile natural stone that is most suitable and stability makes them your number one choice for your driveway application.

Is Black Limestone Suitable for Driveway Pavers?

Yes, of course. Black limestone driveway pavers are very suitable because they have more beauty, more durability, and less corrosion. From an external point of view, it would be great to see the outlook of your home. Limestone of black color is of very standard quality. Limestone has a lot of bearing capacity so it is less corrosive.

Limestone pavers are very porous in their texture. They are able to hold enormous amounts of water. Their rough and rugged texture makes them non-slip and water-resistant. The different lithotypes are quite similar: they are mudstone composed mainly of calcite and have the same fabric, characterized by the effect of the packing.

In terms of texture, limestone will give you a smoother finish with fewer ridges and it is this more even finish that makes it a great option for driveways as well as many indoor projects. On the other hand, sandstone with a sawn finish can look more contemporary and certain types with a grittier finish can be more slip-resistant.

The natural texture of black limestone

Limestone is made from piles of carcasses of marine animals that have been in the ocean for millions of years. It is found at the bottom of the ocean. Consists of several colors such as white, yellow and gray-blue, beige, and cream.

The surface of black limestone paving apart from the occasional riven is very flat and uniform. This combined with the consistent black color makes it suitable for contemporary gardens and landscapes. Black Limestone is extremely dense & hence making the products made out of it strong and durable. This natural limestone is very tough and resistant to slip and has great tolerance towards freezing and thawing conditions, which makes it ideal for commercial sites. Limestone is mainly composed of calcium carbonate. Which is a type of mineral called calcite. The reason most limestones are black is because calcite crystals are very clear and the origin of black limestone is in the marine sediments where sunlight is radiated. Due to the high concentration of organic matter everywhere, it retains a black color. Stone is not a good choice for outdoor construction. So the role of black limestone in beautifying your driveway is immense.

Black limestones are usually formed in a deposit environment with limited circulation and high organic matter such as a lagoon. This results in organic feeding / limiting the presence of decaying organisms / reducing anaerobic conditions, similar to the backswamp environment in classic settings.

Why black limestone is the best paving for your driveways?

Driveways are great places for showing off your personality. It’s a necessary part of any home. You need to make sure that it is able to withstand the high pressure of the vehicle! And to defend oneself against any weather-related problems
Only if you can be sure whether you are capable or not, it is possible to express your personality and good taste outwardly.

If you pave black limestone on the driveway of your home. Then the outlook will be beyond your imagination. It can hold enough weight. And having tiny holes can protect you from weather problems. It tends to be much longer-term.

What is the difference between black limestone and other limestones?

Minerally, there is no difference between limestone and black limestone. It is black in appearance due to its high organic matter content. Also the presence of black limestone like other limestones. The only difference is that the presence of high organic content is a bit higher.

Most of the black limestone has fossils which gives it an attractive appearance. So its slabs are mostly used for flooring / tiling and paving.

So you don’t have to look for features in the limestones, just find the color you like and pave the exterior of your home.

But yes. Where in the world are you! A lot depends on the environment, what your outdoors will be like. If you live in a place where there is a road next to your house or there is a highway then black limestone paving will be better for you if you do limestone paving. It is a must have, for any Affiliate, promoting any program. Now the rest of the decision is up to you. So what you have decided to do, be determined in your mind now. But our suggestion is that you prefer to use black limestone for paving your home highway.

Where to find black limestone for paving my driveway?

So far I have made it clear to you that what is black limestone? How does it work? And why it is important to use. Now at this point I will make it clear to you that if you want to use limestone for your highway paving, where can you find good quality black limestone? . We have a unique and exclusive line of natural stone products for pool copings, retaining walls, driveways, and patios. This includes Porcelain, Sandstone, Travertine, Marble, Lava Stone, Limestone, Granite, and other manufactured paving stones. For your outdoor cooking needs, we also distribute and install wood-burning as well as gas pizza ovens by Twin Eagles, Delta, and Summit outdoor kitchen appliances.

All our divisions provide the following services:

Home Remodeling, Swimming Pools, Paver Cleaning and Sealing, Outdoor Sports Courts, Epoxy Flooring, Landscape, and Masonry Design, and Construction. All our divisions are headed by well-experienced personnel.

Our latest division is the manufacturing of clay brick ovens, made from the best materials on earth. We distribute all these ovens throughout North America, we also display them at the showroom and have weekly demonstrations on how to use the ovens.

“Any services that are not covered under our Home Improvement License are performed by a licensed and insured Subcontractor”.
Gappsi is a complete one-stop-shop for all construction-related needs, providing a wide variety of services from home remodeling, home extensions, roofing and sidings, windows and doors, kitchens and baths, decks, railings, synthetic turf, sports courts, putting greens, basketball courts, bocce courts, landscape design, masonry work, pools, pool patios, copings, porches, basement entrances, stucco, holiday/landscape decorative lighting, and restoration of old paving stones like Cambridge and Nicolock.
We offer a wide variety of outdoor appliances including Twin Eagle, Delta, Primo, AMG, Summerset, Summit outdoor refrigerator, Fontana, and Alfa Ovens. We also offer our own line of Italian, handmade brick ovens, forged from volcanic clay, with many different models to choose from. Our showroom display also includes the most beautiful and unique imported natural stones for patios, walkways, and driveways.
We provide these services in the following areas of Nassau and Suffolk County. (Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon, Huntington, Islip, Smithtown, Brookhaven, Southampton, Riverhead, East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Mill Neck, Nissequogue, Lloyd Harbor, Muttontown, Coldspring Harbor, and East Norwich)
Gappsi’s knowledgeable and experienced personnel can help you create the yard of your dreams!

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Electric Swimming-Pool Safety Auto-Covers

Electric Swimming-Pool Safety Auto-Covers

Electric Swimming-Pool Safety Auto-CoversThis pool is equipped with an auto cover. An auto cover is one of the best investments you can make when you own a pool, especially in areas where the swim season is not that long. The auto cover is also a solar cover and it will help make the water hotter. It will prevent the heater from running as much if you have a heater. It also works as a sanitizer where the raining water does not get mixed into the pool. The chemicals will never get unbalanced. It comes with a special pump you can just drop on top of the cover and it will pump water from the top of the cover. An auto cover gives you the freedom to design your own backyard. You don’t have to protect yourself, so you don’t have to install a fence between your entrance to the backyard and the pool area. This will also minimize the size of the patio you built, because the pool that is equipped with an auto cover is built closer to the backyard door because you are not going to install mesh cover you are not going to have straps sticking out of your patio. And cover the stones in the winter time because. The auto cover can be used as a winter cover and you are also going to winterize the pool differently if you have an auto cover. The best part of a safety auto cover is that you can actually walk on the cover, it’s a safety feature to protect your kids and pets from an open pool. The auto cover comes equipped with a pump that gets dropped on top of the cover and automatically pumps water out from the top of the pool. When it senses the water and shuts off when there is no more water. If you look at the dust that is sitting on the top of the cover that came with the rain, today was very hot and there was a lot of dust in the air. If you look on top of the cover you see air bubbles. The air bubbles are hot hair trapped under the cover that proves the cover retains the heat. So if your heater is running it will run for less time. If you don’t have the heater the temperature of the pool will be 10 to 15 degrees hotter than of a pool without the auto cover. This hose is connected to the pump and the water gets pumped out of the pool into the lawn. All This water would have been inside the pool and would have unbalanced the chemicals, the filter would have been backwashed and you would have to add new DE to the filter along with the other chemicals to balance the water chemistry. An auto cover is the best investment you can make when you own a pool, especially in Nord East or areas where the season is very short. This job was completed and installed by Gappsi including pool patio, with G045 travertine and the pool house. In this part of the video today is a very sunny day. Great day to use the pool. After 3 days of rain all the water was pumped out of the auto cover. The water chemistry never changed, with the homeowner you will enjoy the pool without the hassle of cleaning it. Gappsi is a complete backyard designer and builder, from landscaping design and construction, masonry including retaining walls, pool patios and copings, stairs and porches, basement entrances, stucco and cultured stone veneers. Gunite, Fiberglass and vinyl swimming pools, home remodeling and construction including estentions, roofing and sidings, windows and doors, kitchens and bath, decks and railings, synthetic turf, sports courts, putting greens, basketball courts, bocce courts and dog run playgrounds, we provide holiday and landscape lighting, for residential and commercial installations.Furnitures shrink wrapping,we carry passion spas hot tubs, we provide cleaning , sealing and restoration of old paver patios like Cambridge and Nicolock. We offer a fiscal display of outdoor appliences including Twin Eagle, Delta, Primo. AMG, Summerset, Summit outdoor refrigerator, Fontana, and Alfa Ovens. And our own line of italian made brick ovens with many models to choose from. Our showroom desplay includes the most beautiful and unique natural stones for patios , walkways and driveways from Limestones, travertine, granite, marble and sandstone. Gappsi knowledgeable and experienced personnel can help you create the yard of your dream. We also provide These services in the following areas of Eastern Long Island, Western Long, Island, North-Shore long Island, South-Shore Long Island, Suffolk County, Nassau County, Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon, Huntington, Islip, Smithtown, Brookhaven, Southampton, Riverhead, East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Mill Neck, Nissequogue, Lloyd Harbor, Muttontown, Coldspring Harbor, East Norwich and both Nassau and Suffolk County. In addition, Gappsi provides all the following products and services: Landscape Designing, Swimming pools, Home Remodeling, Sports Courts, Outdoor Appliances, Pavingstone Cleaning and Sealing, Holiday Lights, Epoxy Floors, Shrink Wrap Services, Landscape, Masonry, Natural Stone, Granite, Marble, Travertine, Limestone, Porcelain.

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Natural Limestone pool Patio Pavers and coping Massapequa NY – G044

Natural Limestone pool Patio Pavers and coping Massapequa NY – G044

 Natural Limestone pool Patio Pavers and coping Massapequa NY - G044We installed a 16 x 36 vinyl pool with concrete walls and auto cover. The pool depth is from 44 inches to 56 inches in the deep end and it has corner stairs, semi circle steps with a shallow top platform. For the patio we installed g44 limestone, our best selling product we built all the retaining walls kept with the g44 coping and silver travertine for the walls. the client is a retired fireman so he made his own Shrine here, very nice. We have a curve in the sitting wall to create a sitting area for the fire pit. a gas burning fire pit fire gear. We also built the steps to go into the house and an l shaped kitchen with twin eagle
appliances and a summer refrigerator also veneered with silver travertine and Eldorado precast boxes for the shell and a stool area sitting area.

Gappsi is a complete backyard designer and builder, from landscaping design and construction, masonry including retaining walls, pool patios and copings, stairs and porches, basement entrances, stucco and cultured stone veneers. Gunite, Fiberglass and vinyl swimming pools, home remodeling and construction including extensions, roofing and sidings, windows and doors, kitchens and bath, decks and railings, synthetic turf, sports courts, putting greens, basketball courts, bocce courts and dog run playgrounds, we provide holiday and landscape lighting, for residential and commercial installations. Furnitures shrink wrapping, we carry passion spas hot tubs, we provide cleaning , sealing and restoration of old paver patios like Cambridge and Nicolock. We offer a fiscal display of outdoor appliances including Twin Eagle, Delta, Primo. AMG, Summerset, Summit outdoor refrigerator, Fontana, and Alfa Ovens. And our own line of italian made brick ovens with many models to choose from. Our showroom display includes the most beautiful and unique natural stones for patios , walkways and driveways from Limestones, travertine, granite, marble and sandstone. Gappsi knowledgeable and experienced personnel can help you create the yard of your dream. We also provide These services in the following areas of Eastern Long Island, Western Long, Island, North-Shore long Island, South-Shore Long Island, Suffolk County, Nassau County, Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon, Huntington, Islip, Smithtown, Brookhaven, Southampton, Riverhead, East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Mill Neck, Nissequogue, Lloyd Harbor, Muttontown, Coldspring Harbor, East Norwich and both Nassau and Suffolk County. In addition, Gappsi provides all the following products and services: Landscape Designing, Swimming pools, Home Remodeling, Sports Courts, Outdoor Appliances, Pavingstone Cleaning and Sealing, Holiday Lights, Epoxy Floors, Shrink Wrap Services, Landscape, Masonry, Natural Stone, Granite, Marble, Travertine, Limestone, Porcelain.

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Backyard renovated Smithtown NY

Backyard-renovated-in-Smithtown-NYBackyard renovated in Smithtown NY

This is a complete backyard renovation. We replaced all the natural grass with the synthetic grass. Patio and Walkway were installed with G44 Gappsi Limestone.   At the beginning we did an enclosed area as a dog run.  As we go through the backyard the pool patio is all surrounded by limestone and synthetic grass. The fire pit with  a marble top. All the columns for the pavilion were veneered with the silver travertine very close matching colors to the blue limestone.  The coping of the pool is a 2 inch thick limestone. The outdoor kitchen is under the pavilion, all veneered with random large size silver travertine tumbled veneer. There is a bar area on this side completed with smoker, sink and storage cabinets. The entire backyard was completed with synthetic grass. Even the slide was installed over the grass and secured into a concrete base. Free maintenance backyard. Gappsi is a complete  backyard designer from landscaping, masonry and gunite and vinyl swimming pools, home remodeling and construction, synthetic turf, sports courts, putting greens, basketball courts, bocce courts and dog run playgrounds.. Gappsi knowledgeable and experienced personnel can help you create the yard of your dream.   We also provide  These services in the following areas of Eastern Long-Island – Western long-Island  – North-Shore long-Island – South-Shore long-Island, Suffolk County,  Nassau County,  Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon , Huntington,  Islip, Smithtown,  Brookhaven, Southampton,  Riverhead,  East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Mill Neck, Nissequogue, Lloyd Harbor,  Muttontown, Coldspring Harbor,  East Norwich and both Nassau and Suffolk County

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Complete backyard and pool remodeled in Kings park NY

Complete-backyard-and-pool-remodeled-in-Kings-park-NYThis gunite pool was remodeled. We installed one inch by one inch tiles and on mash sheets. The pool finish is a dark gray marble dust which reflects the color of the sky very well. we installed new coping of silver travertine and also the all patio was repaved with silver travertine french pattern. We installed a wood burning fire pit area in the grass  and we built a 16×16 pavilion with the exposed beams on the inside stained in a mahogany color with 8×8  inch columns  and gutters. Gappsi is a complete  backyard designer from landscaping, masonry and gunite and vinyl swimming pools, home remodeling and construction, synthetic turf, sports courts, putting greens, basketball courts, bocce courts and dog run playgrounds.. Gappsi knowledgeable and experienced personnel can help you create the yard of your dream.   We also provide  These services in the following areas of Eastern Long-Island – Western long-Island  – North-Shore long-Island – South-Shore long-Island, Suffolk County,  Nassau County,  Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon , Huntington,  Islip, Smithtown,  Brookhaven, Southampton,  Riverhead,  East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Mill Neck, Nissequogue, Lloyd Harbor,  Muttontown, Coldspring Harbor,  East Norwich and both Nassau and Suffolk County

 

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Backyard remodeled in Dix Hills NY

Backyard remodeled in Dix Hills NY Just completed this backyard project in Dix Hills NY.  We installed Fiorito travertine for the entire backyard. We built a new stoop in a semicircle shape by the backyard sliding door and build a 16×16 Pavilion. All faced with  synthetic wood columns and ceiling all covered, We built a new breeo fire pit  zentro stainless steel and veneered with all fiorito travertine rock face. We remodeled the entire pool. Installed the new 2 inch coping same travertine coping porcelain tiles in pool waterline and tile marks on the steps and plastered the pool with dark gray marble dust. We also installed the slide.  The clients are very happy. Gappsi is a complete  backyard designer from landscaping, masonry and gunite and vinyl swimming pools, home remodeling and construction, synthetic turf, sports courts, putting greens, basketball courts, bocce courts and dog run playgrounds.. Gappsi knowledgeable and experienced personnel can help you create the yard of your dream.   We also provide  These services in the following areas of Eastern Long-Island – Western long-Island  – North-Shore long-Island – South-Shore long-Island, Suffolk County,  Nassau County,  Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon , Huntington,  Islip, Smithtown,  Brookhaven, Southampton,  Riverhead,  East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Mill Neck, Nissequogue, Lloyd Harbor,  Muttontown, Coldspring Harbor,  East ,Norwich and both Nassau and Suffolk County

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Outdoor kitchen built in Lake Grove NY

Outdoor-kitchen-built-in-Lake-Grove-NY-scaledThis is our latest outdoor kitchen. It was built with Eldorado prefab cabinets and veneered with travertine tumbled fiorito veneer. Also the walkway around was a new extension to the old patio and was also paved with fiorito travertine. that is our exclusive natural stone color of travertine G036.  We also used tanbrown as the counter top polished granite.  There is a footrest at the bottom and the stools go over right under the overhang of the granite. We also incorporated the backyard stoop as part  of the new layout. We installed all Twin Eagle appliances.  The icemaker , summer refrigerator, a bar sink, a burner and a grill combination and a 36“ gas grill. Gappsi is a complete  backyard designer from landscaping, masonry and gunite and vinyl swimming pools, home remodeling and construction, synthetic turf, sports courts, putting greens, basketball courts, bocce courts and dog run playgrounds. Gappsi knowledgeable and experienced personnel can help you create the yard of your dream.   We also provide  These services in the following areas of Eastern Long-Island – Western long-Island  – North-Shore long-Island – South-Shore long-Island, Suffolk County,  Nassau County,  Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon , Huntington,  Islip, Smithtown,  Brookhaven, Southampton,  Riverhead,  East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Mill Neck, Nissequogue, Lloyd Harbor,  Muttontown, Coldspring Harbor,  East ,Norwich and both Nassau and Suffolk County

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Backyard design and Gunite pool with masonry Smithtown NY

Backyard design and Gunite pool with masonry Smithtown NYWe build a 20×50 Gunite pool with an auto cover. The Color of the auto cover is green. We installed a sundeck in the corner of the pool in the shallow area with 2 Bubblers. We installed porcelain tiles in the water  line. The finish of the pool is diamond bright super blue. We installed the diving board with a fly deck we did a 2inch coping of the G43 sand blasted and brushed marble. One of the most beautiful stones on the market. It is a combination of beige and browns, and shades. the sundeck has steps on 2 sides and the space left between the sundeck and the wall is a swim lane. The swimmers can flip and turn on the flat wall. we built a custom fireplace that has not been used yet it was just completed. We veneered it with clay brick veneer and firebricks for the fireplace chambers with the bluestone caps and mental  This is our beautiful passion spa first one we sold next one is coming to the showroom. This is our latest project just completed. Another happy customer.

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Gunite swimming pool builders Smithtown NY

Gunite swimming pool builders Smithtown NYThis is a gunite pool that we built in Smithtown NY. It is a 20×40 with a spa and a sundeck. The sundeck has two led lights bubblers that we programmed in red and the spa in magenta color. The pool has led lights along one side and led laminars two on each side of the pool. We installed Italian porcelain for the patio and bluestone coping for the pool and marble coping for the spa.  The pool is equipped with an auto cover and the rest of the backyard is paved with synthetic grass.

Gappsi is a full backyard designer from landscaping, masonry and gunite and vinyl swimming pools, home remodeling and construction, synthetic turf, sports courts, putting greens , basketball courts, bocce courts and dog run playgrounds.. Gappsi knowledgeable and experienced personnel can help you create the yard of your dream.   We also provide  These services in the following areas of Eastern Long-Island – Western long-Island  – North-Shore long-Island – South-Shore long-Island, Suffolk  County,  Nassau County,  Glen Cove, Hempstead, North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Babylon , Huntington,  Islip, Smithtown,  Brookhaven, Southampton,  Riverhead,  East Hampton, Southold, Old Brookville, Old Westbury, Mill Neck, Nissequogue, LloydHarbor,  Muttontown, Coldspring Harbor,  East ,Norwich and both Nassau and Suffolk County

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Gunite pool builders in Roslyn Harbor NY

Gunite pool builders in Roslyn Harbor NYGappsi  just completed this project in Roslyn Harbor NY. We installed a 25×60 gunite pool. The pool is equipped with a very large sundeck and a spa raised and centered at the sundeck,  spilling over into the pool. The coping for the spa and the pool is Indiana Limestone and the patio we used Italian porcelain. Underneath the coping waterline we used porcelain tiles. We also used these as tiles markers at the edges of the steps in front of the spa there is a very large bench and steps to go down into the pool. In the back we build  a raised patio with 2 columns and spill over water ball with LED lights underneath the raised patio coping.  We installed 3 led sheer descends the rest of the patio was veneered with quartzite stones. The pool finish is diamond bright tahoe blue in the center of the pool. We installed a mosaic of 3 dolphins swimming around a ball. the pool is 5 feet deep at its deepest it is not a diving pool, it is more of a play pool. We installed 6 led laminar spilling into the pool. The pool has plenty of water features and LED lights.

 

 

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