Stones are always in fashion and these have been in used since the ancient ages. These help adding the classic and the vintage look to the décor and the interior and even are used in many exteriors structures as well. Limestone is one of the most classical stone and is best if you want to add a modern yet classic and elegant look. You can install the limestone walls at many different parts of your house such as by the fire place or in your bathroom and even you could make a limestone retaining wall in your garden. There is very less maintenance required in this and this will make your place look very beautiful. There is not very difficult to install the limestone wall and if you have a little experience and knowledge then you can certainly install this wall by yourself. although some of the guidelines which may help you in the procedure is listed below:
Preparation of the wall:
The limestone wall is installed on the current wall and therefore you need to check whether the existing wall has concrete on it or is simply made from the brick. Based on the type of the wall you make the necessary preparations to install the limestone.
Applying mortar on the wall:
Once the wall has been prepared then you need to apply the mortar on the wall and the layer must be thick and the thickness much of at least half inch. When the mortar is set in a couple of hours then you need to move to the next step.
Clean the limestones pieces:
The good limestone is in the form of the pieces and first before putting these on the wall, you should clean these so that all the dust and the debris is removed from it. The water is enough to clear the limestone and it will make it look fresh.
Put the limestone pieces on the wall:
Once you have applied the mortar and the mortar on the wall has been dried up, the limestone pieces are cleaned then you need to put the mortar on the back of the limestone piece and then stick it to the wall. The mortar should be thick in layer so that it grasps the limestone piece. You must start putting the pieces of the limestone from the top of the wall to the end of the wall. In order to maintain a straight line while putting the pieces you could make use of the certain pieces. Once you have added all the pieces then some people fill the remaining space by putting the grout.