Cocciopesto by Oltremateria in an italian Spa
A practical solution to cover indoor and outdoor floors: cocciopesto. Oltremateria has transformed it into its own texture with unique features.
The cocciopesto floor was born as something rustic but can adapt to any type of environment, giving the rooms a sense of elegance and beauty that never fades.
Today it is used a lot as a covering, not only for floors but also for walls and furnishings, thanks to its strength and durability over time.
But the history of cocciopesto has ancient origins.
In fact, it dates back to the Phoenicians but was perfected and made unique by the Romans.
The latter used it as a material for waterproofing or for creating floors and the mortar was the material used for the mosaic tiles.
In addition to this, however, our ancestors also used the waste of numerous processes to make tiles, amphorae and even bricks.
Since then cocciopesto is found a little in all periods and was used to consolidate vaults or create Venetian flooring.
It is made using fragments of bricks cooked and ground in different grain sizes.
These are chopped and moistened several times to form a real dough that is mixed with natural hydraulic lime.
This is applied on the surface to be coated and then beaten, finished and polished, hence the origin of the name of cocciopesto.
The advantages it offers are numerous.
Let’s start with the use of natural, non-hazardous materials.
It is equipped with moisture resistance and makes it suitable to be applied in humid environments or in contact with water such as bathrooms, kitchens or environments on the ground floor.
It is timeless and is multifaceted, finding use in every type of style.
Oltremateria has created its own texture that allows you to recreate the cocciopesto.
All this starting from the use of certified natural aggregates from the processing of bricks and tiles, exactly as tradition dictates.
It resists heat and water and is therefore suitable for all areas in contact with strong moisture.
However, there are also some features that make the texture cocciopesto Oltremateria unique.
It has a remarkable adhesion, resistance to scratches, impacts, wear as well as being particularly flexible, characteristic of all surfaces Oltremateria .
In addition, an aspect not to be overlooked, it is made with a thickness of 2 mm, thus having a cost significantly lower than a cocciopesto floor.
This, in fact, requires significantly greater thicknesses resulting in greater use of materials and higher costs.
It should not be forgotten, then, the possibility of adding Ecopur transforming an elegant coating into a surface that purifies the air and that helps prevent bacterial and viral proliferation.
Live Nature, choose Oltremateria.