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a guide to natural stone floor tiles

by:Shihui     2020-01-27
Natural stone has been used in public buildings, places of worship, royal houses and floors of magnificent houses for thousands of years because of its beauty and durability.
Typical examples of natural stones are limestone, granite, slate and marble, all carved from mined rocks.
It is a labor to collect stones and then carve them
Intensive processes over thousands of years have been done by hand.
Recent technological advances mean that this process can be mechanized with the use of advanced tools, and the result is that natural stone tiles become more affordable.
Although there are still traditional craftsmen who cut and polish stones by hand.
From Europe to India, Asia and North America, there are ancient and modern natural quarries in many parts of the world.
How is natural stone tile made?
Depending on the type and hardness of the Rock and its physical location, first cut large pieces of rock from Earth using explosives or diamond cutting equipment.
And then, these big rocks are high-
Speed saw and slate are polished by machine to provide different textured surfaces from country to super countrysmooth.
Then, using special water, cut each plate into a series of smaller sizes suitable for walls and floor tiles
Before preparing for the consumer, cool the saw and make the final polishing.
Why choose natural stone?
From smooth, modern limestone to classic marble or rustic slabs, natural stone tiles come in a wide variety of styles, colors and finishes, so they can fit into any type of interior.
They are both beautiful and unique because no two tiles are the same as a natural material, so your room can have its own identity.
The finish is particularly important because even the same stone from the same quarry can create a very different look.
The typical natural stone type used by TilesTravertine is a limestone type with honeycomb structure and a large number of surface dents.
These dents can be filled with resin on a smooth surface or unfilled on a textured surface.
The colors range from light cream to dark red brown.
When the shells settle in the sediment, the limestone forms, and the deposits harden over time, so the shell fossils are a typical feature.
The color ranges from cream to golden brown.
Granite is a kind of magma, so it is a very hard stone and it is very durable;
It comes in a variety of colors and is usually used on kitchen countertops and floors.
Marble is familiar to all of us from the classical architecture of Rome and Greece and many famous Italian sculptures.
It has a variety of different colors, usually with contrasting textures, but the darker marble is not suitable for wet areas due to its spaciousness.
The slate consists of clay, quartz, and shale, with a rustic look due to its natural layered appearance.
Because it\'s water.
It is often used for floor tiles but also for roof tiles and patio tiles.
Natural stone is polished to obtain a gloss and may require regular maintenance in order to maintain the gloss.
It is polished for matte or satin, more scratch-resistant, and almost no maintenance is required. Acid-
Washed for antique look, reveals the crystal structure inside the stone and is highly scratchedresistant. .
This is perfect for rough textures, in non-
Sliding surface required-
Created by using a spray lamp on a stone until the surface crystals explode.
Tumbling for a smooth but slightly pitted surface with uneven edges, usually used in the original natural finish of small tiles and decorative border tiles.
Natural wear appearance suitable for repair work in old buildings --
Create a wil metal brush by brushing the tile surface.
Tile manufacturers now produce tiles with natural stone effects, and also stone tiles made of natural stone fragments suspended in cement or resin, but even the best quality tiles can\'t completely beat the look and feel of the unique natural stone floor tiles.
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