Natural Stone is primarily used as prestige paving in Australia. Design of most outdoor pavers is based on desired appearance of the stone, the texture, colour, variation and size of the paving units. Stone types such as granite, bluestone and quartz are generally much stronger and are used for high traffic areas. Whereas sandstone; travertine and limestone are popular for use as paving around the home. External Natural stone paving comes available in non-slip surfaces and most of them are suitable to use around salt water pools.