limestone building uses

  • Rocks Flashcards | Quizlet

    The White House is built of sandstone. Today builders use sandstone and limestone on the outside walls of buildings. Limestone also has industrial uses -- it is used in making cement and steel -- Building with limestone is a poplar product for builders but acid rain reacts with the calcite in limestone and damages buildings.

  • 4 Common Limestone Problems and How to Avoid Them - Sefa .

    May 03, 2016 · 4 Common Limestone Problems and How to Avoid Them. Limestone / May 3, 2016 / ... Inherent weakness in the stone itself or the gradual breakdown of the binder used for building it and the external factors are the main reasons which affect the durability and strength of the limestone and which finally cause crumbling.

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