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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Gunite to Vinyl Conversion Massapequa NY

Gunite to Vinyl Conversion Massapequa NY

Gunite to Vinyl Conversion Massapequa NYThis backyard was remodeled for a client in Massapequa NY. It used to be an existing gunite pool. We raised the pool and turned it into a vinyl liner pool. We created a sundeck facing the bay. The pool is all one level of 4 and a half feet deep. We built the deck and paved all the rest of the backyard with G40 marble pavers from the Gappsi Stone Collection. We supplied a passion spa, the Excite model, a very beautiful spa. We built a bench on the bay side of the pool for sitting while people are in the pool and the steps leading out to the side deck. The fire feature structure was built and veneered with silver travertine, the coping to highlight the fire feature and the pool is the G40 2 inches thick marble coping.. Clients are very happy. The project turned out to be a very nice renovation and a total transformation of the backyard.
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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Silver Travertine Pool Patio And Coping Wantagh Nassau County NY

Silver Travertine Pool Patio And Coping Wantagh Nassau County NY

 Silver Travertine Pool Patio And Coping Wantagh Nassau County NYThis is a backyard in Wantagh NY. Was totally renovated starting with the pool replumbed, new liner, and new equipment. On the patio we used a silver travertine French Pattern and the coping around the pool is two inches G36 travertine. The homeowner nicely decorated the backyard with furniture. We built a gas fire feature, a fire pit with granite top and the fire burner is covered with tumbled blue glass. We also built a custom pavilion, shrimped with azac moldings and cedar. We also built a very large u shaped outdoor kitchen with all outdoor appliances and wood burning oven. The island was built with borrell eldorado cabinets and veneered with silver travertine and granite countertops. Very exotic look and beautifully done.
Some of the products used to build this free standing custom pavilion with outdoor kitchen
• 18×20 structure supported by 4 6×6 steel tubing
• asphalt structural shingles GAF High definition colors collection
• columns and fascia wrapped with Azek
• soffit and cathedral ceiling finish with select/clear no knots 6×6 T&G cedar planks 5/8 of an inch thick
• soffit vented and cedar painted with clear protective finish paint/sealer
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. 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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Limestone Pool Patio and Coping G044 Islip NY

Limestone Pool Patio and Coping G044 Islip NY

Limestone Pool Patio and Coping G044 Islip NY20×40 Vinyl pool built in East Islip NY with Concrete Walls and G044 limestone for the patio and the pool coping. In the shallow area of the pool we installed stadium stairs. The pool is equipped with an autocover and we installed a gunite spa finished with Durazzo quarts finish and polished. The spa coping goes across the top of the spa wall and openings were left below to make spa water spill into the pool and gets filtered and sinetized.The spa can be used by itself and the temperature can go up to 104 degrees using the heater to just heat up the spa. The pool is also equipped with an automation system to control the spa and the pool, lights and also the heather. On the deep end we installed steps and a bench. The pool depth is 45inches to 66 inches. The equipment is al pentair. We used a variable speed pump and single drive pump for the spa. Cartridge filter, pentair automation and 143000 btus gas heater dual electrical and gas burning. This will keep the pool temperature consistent. The gas part of the heather is when the customer uses the spa to bring the temperature up fast. We also installed a hair blower for mixing the water with air to create the bubbling into the spa.

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Gappsi Products and Services | Showroom Displays Center

Gappsi Products and Services, we would like to invite you to visit our showroom and view all our products and services.
We carry a very large selection of porcelain and natural stone  pavers, wall veneers  and retaining walls. Including Marble, Limestones, Travertine, Granite,  Sandstones and much more
Gappsi Products and Services, ours stones are  exclusive and unique. We search, select and import them from all over the world We also provide many home improvement services. Our well experienced and knowledgeable personnel can help you design and build your home projects  with the highest quality and stress free experience.
 We are a one stop solution for all home improvements services, from our supplying division of   pool coping and patio pavers, to our store indoor display, we carry several lines of  grills and outdoor pizza ovens, sports court tiles and synthetic turfs for backyard lawns, dog runs and bocce courts, smokers, outdoor rated cabinetry, refrigerators and ice makers.
We have a Passion spas demonstration display, smokeless fire pits, many exclusive products to build your outdoor entertaining living areas, gunite pool tiles and finishes, gas fireplaces 
Trex and Azek, Interior doors and  windows, marble and porcelain tiles.
Gappsi Products and Services include Passion hot tubs  and swim  spas sales and installation that we incorporate in many of our backyard designs.
Our swimming pool division offers design and installation of gunite vinyl and fiberglass pools,
Restoration and pool renovations, liner replacement, all major brands of equipment; Hayward, Pentair, Zodiac, Jandy, Autopilot Salt chlorine generator and heat pumps and more 
Gappsi Products and Services offers masonry design and construction including driveways, walkways, patios pool areas, stoops and retaining walls. We offer a full line of the most unique natural patio pavers and porcelain. Including pool copings, stair treads and copings, wall veneers and custom cut stones.
We provide full landscape design, construction and planting material, natural rocks waterfall, synthetic turf installation, sods and  annual flowers planting. 
All sports and recreational courts including, basketball, horseshoe, bocce, pickleball, volleyball, tennis, putting greens, installation of synthetic grass for pool areas, lawns and dog run play areas.    
Cleaning, sealing and restoration of old and new patios, we provide a professional state of the art machinery to steam clean your patios, application of polymeric sand and vibrate into the paver joints with a mechanical plate compactor, and the application of top quality Polyurethane sealer ( Seal N Lock  and Surebond SEK ) sealing and cleaning products.
We offer full service of  Interior and exterior home remodeling, including new home construction, renovations, extensions, finish basements, kitchens and baths, windows, roofing and siding, 
Gappsi Products and Services offers Brick ovens, our newest division is the manufacturing of brick ovens, we offer 5 different models  of the best built backyard ovens.  In beautiful designs and custom personalized hand painted tile finishes. You may  view these ovens on display at the Gappsi showroom.
Thank you for your interest in Gappsi and for your time
We hope to see you soon.

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Gunite Swimming Pool & Backyard Designer in Merrick NY

Gunite Swimming Pool & Backyard Designer in Merrick NYThis small backyard was designed by Giuseppe Abbrancati and installed by Gappsi in Merrick, Long Island NY in 2018 on a spectacular waterfront property. The layout incorporates a gunite swimming pool with a spa, corner stairs, benches, and sheer descent water features that were installed along one side of the pool facing the house. The pool also has a safety auto cover, automation system, LED lights, salt chlorine generator, and an ozone system.

The pool finish consists of Diamond Brite French Gray with tile markers installed at the edges of the steps and benches. Pennsylvania blue-stone was used for the coping and the patio was paved with Pompeii limestone selected from Gappsi showroom. A gas fire pit was installed on the circular shaped patio and Acadia Go-Green synthetic turf was used to cover the remaining yard space. The deck was modified to accommodate the new backyard layout.

Masonry Designers and Installer Merrick NY

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Swimming Pool, Patio & Waterfall designed & built by Gappsi Smithtown NY11787

Swimming Pool, Patio & Waterfall designed & built by Gappsi Smithtown NY11787Natural Waterfall built with moss rocks and a spill over into a large free formed swimming pool incorporating a custom dolphin slide with natural step risers to an elevated platform create a spectacular landscape background behind this custom vinyl swimming pool built by Gappsi in a residential gated community in Smithtown NY 11787.
The vinyl lined swimming pool was constructed with poured concrete walls, vermiculite floor base and foam padded walls.
Custom shallow area steps are included for entering the swimming pool and deep end bench for exiting diving area from the extra wide diving board in the deep end of the swimming pool.
The entire project was designed and installed by Gappsi including the exclusive natural Pompeii blue limestone. All masonry patio work was installed on reinforced concrete base, the swimming pool coping used is the Melfi Limestone random mixed sizes lengths selected from the Gappsi Natural Stone Collection.
Evergreen shrubs were installed in the background for future privacy with flowering trees, grasses and flowers that ornate in the waterfall pockets.

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Fiberglass Swimming Pool, Designer, Installer, Company, Lawrence NY 11559

Fiberglass Swimming Pool, Designer, Installer, Company, Lawrence NY 11559The installation of this Thursday Goliath 16×37 fiberglass swimming pool was executed with an excavator, after digging the hole, a 3/8 bluestone gravel base was used for the under layer for the pool shell to sit on. The pool was then lifted and dropped in place; numerous adjustments were made before we started filling the fiberglass pool with water and backfilling around the pool shell. Sonar tubes were placed around the all perimeter of the pool to be used as future supports for the concrete slab of the patio base. On this fiberglass swimming pool a safety auto cover was also installed, the Goliath 16×37 is 3.8” to 6’8”deep with which makes this fiberglass pool a non-diving pool but it makes it a fun pool to swim, play sports activities and sit on the extensive benches and step that are molded in the pool shell by the manufacture. This fiberglass swimming pool was installed by Gappsi in Lawrence NY 11559, located on the south shore of Nassau County long Island. Due to the high water table in this area the pool was elevated, and many yards of fill were brought in to raise the property Grade. Fiberglass swimming pools are very challenging to install, starting with the delivery and due to the size of this pool 16×37 it was very expensive to cross the bridges and trucking it on the highway. 2 police car escort were also needed beside the delivery truck.The patio pavers used are the melfi limestone Vincenza pattern along with 2 inches thick random coping for the pool edge. These stones are exclusive Gappsi patio stone.

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