Marble is a long-lasting option when it comes to flooring. The installation of marble tile is very similar to that of ceramic tile, although a wet saw should be used for cutting the tiles to size.
Marble is formed when limestone deep in the ground has been changed over long periods of time into a hard composition of crystals. This process is called recrystallization.
Marble flooring is installed by gluing the tiles closely together on the floor with the proper adhesive. Grout lines are either very thin or marble tiles are placed up against one another creating no need for grout at all.
The marble tile we offer is renowned for its ornate, refined beauty. For centuries, marble tiles have been a symbol of affluence, exuding sophistication and an air of artistry that make marble tile a classic choice. A common feature in the Greek and Roman spas of the ancient world, to Renaissance courtyards in Europe, all the way to the Trump Tower in New York City today, marble has been a heavily relied upon natural stone. We are committed to continuing that tradition, while going beyond your expectations too.
Our marble tile flooring is quarried and cut in Italy, Spain, and Turkey, and is available in a variety of different colors to suit your artistic, and practical, tastes. Veined with rivulets of subtle color on varied background of earthy tones, marble tiles from Kesir, Licante, and Carrara Stone can offer a subtle or a bold feature in the modern designer’s vision, offering colors such as beige, brown, white, and even red.
Marble tile is popularly used in: modern kitchens, hallways, bathrooms and foyers.
Marble is a metamorphic rock created from the metamorphism of limestone, which is formed largely of calcite. Marble is widely produced, with marble quarries all over the world.
Marble Flooring is usually made from square marble flooring tiles. These vary in size from 12″ to 24″ square. Mesh-backed marble patterns are also available, for areas or borders. These comprise small pieces of marble, cut carefully to size and shape, which are arranged in patterns and mounted on a mesh backing. Marble flooring tiles are available in a wide range of colors, ranging from black and gray through beige and green to white.
One of the main benefits of marble flooring is that it doesn’t hot up easily, mainly because of its low heat conduction properties. This makes it the perfect flooring choice for houses in the tropical regions. Marble floors are resistant to scratches to quite an extent. So, after installing them, you will not have to worry about your dog’s paw nails scratching the floor. Marble comprises of one of the most durable materials used for flooring. It is virtually indestructible. It is not too difficult to keep marble flooring clean and well maintained, especially in low traffic areas. Marble flooring comes in lots of varieties and styles, suiting almost every need and budget.
Caring For Your Marble
If you want to maintain the luster and shine of your marble flooring, make sure to polish it on a regular basis. Marble flooring is also capable of absorbing and getting stained. If, and when, you manage to get something spilled onto the floor, immediately wipe it off with a damp cloth. While cleaning your marble floor, make sure to keep the products with chlorine at bay. Sweep and vacuum the floor on a daily basis, or as often as possible, to keep it clean and shining. Whenever you want to clean your marble flooring, make use of lukewarm water and soap for the purpose. In case of regular cleaning, wiping the floor with a damp, or barely wet, sponge will work quite well.