External flooring with gneiss

Thereexternal paving with beoleit is an excellent solution for those who want to proceed independently with the installation. Thereexternal paving with beolerecalls a natural style and is typically Italian. Thebeolethey are stones used in construction both as tiles and as flooring, especially for the garden.

Thebeolethey are irregularly sized slabs and are produced starting from natural stones of various types. The rocks from which thebeolethey are by natureschistose,therefore easy to work; for the production ofbeoledifferent materials can be used such as, for example, orthogneiss (pictured above), serpentine or slate.

These stones are perfect forpaving the gardenand especially for theoutdoor flooringof paths. Due to their simplicity, thebeolethey are beautiful, elegant and suitable for any style of furniture. Regardless of the rock of origin, thebeolethey are generally very resistant, so much so that with the necessary precautions they can also support the weight of any motorcycles or cars.

Thebeole, together with porphyry, are among the best materials to makeoutdoor flooring.

How to lay the beole

The laying of thebeoleit requires special attention but can also be done with DIY. Who will try their hand at the pose ofbeolehe will have to be careful to arrange the stones following a certain harmony both in terms of shapes and in terms of tonality: thebeolethey are natural stones with an irregular shape so the user must be careful to position thembeolemore similar to each other, so as to seek an intense homogeneity.

In the article dedicated to "Garden floors”We analyzed the various types ofoutdoor flooringsuch as porphyry, wooden floors, mosaics and beole citing natural stones.

Theprice of beolevaries greatly according to the rock of origin and the finishes. It starts from a few euros to go up, for example a singleJapanese step in uncertain stone,with dimensions of 44 × 56 cm and a thickness of 4 cm, it has a price of 15.29 euros while simplegray beolemade from quarry split material, they have a much more affordable price.
In the photo below, thegray beoleproposed bySchenatti Srl with the description “Hollow split material with the characteristic of luster. Available in irregular or squared mosaic format in various sizes ".

The laying of the gneisses is carried out similarly to what was seen for the construction of a floor with porphyry.
For detailed instructions, please refer to the articleHow to pave the garden. The only precautions to follow concern the irregular shape of the beoleif somebeolethey are too irregular, break the corners with the help of a hammer.

Thebeolethey must be placed in such a way as to bring them close to each other, maintaining the desired space between them; if the gneisses are very irregular, place them at a distance of 1 cm from each other and then fill the interstices with fresh cement, inserted with the help of a trowel to make the joints which are then finished by furrowing them with a curved iron (okay also a wooden rod).

Video: Concrete Resurfacing (November 2021).