Natural stone tile is exactly as the name sounds. It is a non-manmade, all-natural material derived from the earth. There is variety of natural stone like granite, marble, travertine, sandstone and bluestone. Stone is a preferred material to use in home remodeling projects because it is highly resistant to weather and wear – also increasing its value. Natural stone is also known as a very sturdy and durable product – and ideal as it is not slippery and provides a reasonable amount of insulation to keep homes warmer or cooler depending on climate.
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Known as the most luxurious natural stone, marble is a calcite and dolomite mineral composition. Slabs and pieces of marble come in a wide variety of colors and add an elegant layer to the vibe of any room. However, using Marble sparingly is recommended as it can be slippery and a higher maintenance flooring option.
A sedimentary stone used in flooring, wall, and countertop applications, travertine is primarily made of calcium carbonate and is found near hot mineral springs. Travertine naturally contains holes that are either filled or left unfilled depending upon the application. Multiple colors, finishes, and patterns of travertine are available.
One of New England’s treasured stones, Blue Stone is a wonderful enhancement to traditional pavers. It is revered for its simplicity to work with as well as for its variations in color and sizes. The natural, full color will range from earthy browns and greens to blue and gray colors. The blue-select color range is the most common. The deeper the stone is when it is mined, the color will be more intriguing and unique.
Sandstone is a sedimentary rock composed of sand-size grains of mineral, rock, or organic material. It also contains a cementing material that binds the sand grains together and may contain a matrix of silt- or clay-size particles that occupy the spaces between the sand grains.
Limestone is a sedimentary stone that is formed at the basin of the sea. Typically filled with fragments of shell and sea life, limestone is available in a variety of colors, styles, and patterns.
Slate is a natural stone flooring material that is quarried from out of the earth, usually from mountains. Slate is a metamorphic rock, which simply means that it is formed over long periods of time out of other existing rock types.
Onyx is a porcelain tile collection for floors and wall that replicates the complex layered look and sophisticated look of real onyx stone. The Onyx collection comes in Grey, White and Beige that mimic true colors as seen in this elegant gemstone material.
Basalt tiles are a volcanic natural stone used in architecture for centuries. Basalt is a solid stone and offers a very homogeneous color distribution. The variety of field and mosaic blend options of this collection generates a modern but sophisticated look to any wall or floor application in your upcoming project.
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