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What are Natural Stone Tiles?

Stone tiles Miami

Stone tiles in Miami are made from natural stone formed through geological processes over time. On the other hand, ceramic and porcelain tiles are created by hard baking earth and treating the surface.

Natural stone is enduring and wear-resistant. It is adaptable to several design options and is usable in any part of the home—a versatile material to use both in the interior and exterior of the house. If you are looking to have this edgy look, consider getting in touch with Revix USA.

Stone Tiles Miami: The Advantages it offers 

Natural stone is a popular tiling and paving option for architects in Miami for several reasons.

  1. Natural stone resists corrosion and heat wonderfully. Making it ideal for outdoor use, in tiling as well as cladding. However, not every natural stone is suitable for outdoor use. Talk to a natural stone Miami specialist to advise you appropriately.
  2. Installing natural stone tiles enhances the value of your property. It is a durable addition that retains its beautiful look for a long time. It is a look that prospective home buyers will always love.
  3. Natural stone is aesthetically appealing. The elegance and unique variations in natural stone tiles are irresistible to behold. Because of the geological processes, even tiles off one face of stone have unique variations. This makes it a beautiful sight.
  4. The versatility of natural stone lends it to so many designs and uses. Your creativity is the only limit to the range of styles possible. You can use it on wet surfaces like the bathroom and kitchen and in the rest of your home too.

Types of Natural Stone

There are five common types of natural stone; granite, marble, slate, travertine, and limestone.

Granite

Granite is an igneous rock composed of coarse grains. When processed to a smooth finish, it retains the rough markings. The coloring ranges from white to black.

Granite is durable and scratch-resistant. It is also heat and water-resistant, making it great for kitchen countertops and water areas.

It is slippery when wet, tough, and heavy.

Slate

Slate is a naturally occurring metamorphic rock quarried in many parts of the world. It has foliated features, and when quarried, it is broken along those foliations.

Slate commonly comes in black, grey, and dark grey. But other colors are possible.

Slate is tough, water repellent, and adds an exotic touch to your home. You can use it on your floor, wall, or roof. However, it is a pricey option.

Marble Tiles Miami

Marble is a metamorphic rock that has been in use since ancient Greek civilization. It is beautifully veined but not as durable as either slate or granite. It also reacts with acidic substances and stains permanently.

Travertine

Limestone having a marble-like texture in it is Travertine. It comes in earthy colors and is durable. It is porous, so you should seal it properly and regularly. After that, a dab with a wet mop will do

Limestone

Limestone is the most affordable of all the natural stone flooring options. Beware of maintenance costs, however. It has a soft look and is excellent for outdoor spaces. However, it requires regular resealing.

Contact us

Natural stone tiles are an excellent finishing alternative for your home. Contact us at Revix USA for flooring products and services.

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