What thickness does bluestone come in?

Premium bluestone is uniformly cut to 1.5″ thickness and has even thermal texture. Bluestone comes in a variety of sizes from 12″ x 12″ up to 30″ x 30″. Larger sizes and custom orders are available for an additional cost.

What size does bluestone come in?

Bluestone slabs can be purchased in dimensions of 4’x9′ and either 2″, 3″, 4″ and 6″ thicknesses. The thermal finish of bluestone slabs offer a non-slip and consistent surface.

How thick are blue stone pavers?

Thermally treated bluestone pavers are dimensionally-cut and have a flamed surface for a smooth pleasing texture. They are highly uniform in thickness (2″) and surface texture.

How thick is Pennsylvania bluestone?

Natural clef pattern and irregular flagstone are available in two major thicknesses: 1” and 1 ½”. Because the thickness of these products results from natural separation along fault lines, the thickness is neither consistent nor exact.

How thick should a flagstone patio be?

1 1/2 inches thick
The stones should be at least 1 1/2 inches thick for strength; 2 inches thick is better. Note that “flagstone” merely describes the stones’ wide, flat shape; flagstone comes in many different types of stone.

Are there different types of bluestone?

There are three primary types of bluestone finishes that are currently sold for residential and commercial use. Thermal Bluestone – This type of bluestone is most commonly used for driveways, pathways, walkways, sidewalks, patios and decks where the surface needs to be non-slip.

What thickness of bluestone should I use?

For wet setting, either thickness is acceptable as there is no variation in thickness to be absorbed in the mortar bed. If you use 1” bluestone flagstone in a dry set project, you risk having the material crack or break over time.

What are the different colors of bluestone?

Depending your personal preferences, you might opt to go with full color natural cleft bluestone, which features shades of blue, gray, green, lavender, golden and brown, or you might choose blue select, which is entirely comprised of blue hues.

How thick is a 1/2 flagstone?

If the thickness is generally between ½” and 1 ¼”, the flagstone is considered 1” flagstone. If the thickness is over 1 ¼”, it is generally considered 1 ½”. When flagstone is particularly thin, i.e., ½” or less, it is separated out at ½” flagstone.

What is the difference between PA bluestone and NY bluestone?

The two main types of bluestone that you’ll find are Pennsylvania and New York. CT Stone stocks NY Bluestone in Full Color Natural Cleft. Compared to PA bluestone, NY bluestone typically has a combination of snapped and sawn edges rather than just sawn edges.