Many home owners like the idea of marble tiles because of the beauty they offer and they make great additions to kitchens and bathrooms but many home owners are not sure if marble tiles are suitable as floor tiles. Marble tiles are ideal in certain areas and are often used in kitchens on countertops, tables and as mosaic tiles but they are not so commonly used on kitchen floors because they are not a particularly strong durable tile that will work well in high traffic areas.
There is however places and types of marble tiles that are suitable for floors but you need to select wisely and use the correct type of marble tiles as there are different types. The tumbled variety of marble tiles are probably more suited to busy floor areas such as the kitchen and they have more of an earthy look and feel, they are not a polished tile and have more of a buff finish which creates real character.
The polished variety of marble tiles will give more of a polished look and elegant feel, there is no doubt that they will create an impressive presence, the polished variety of marble tiles work well in hallways and entryways.
If you are considering installing marble floor tiles, you will often be advised to have the tiles sealed to offer more protection. There are different types of sealant and you need to get as much information as you can to ensure you use the correct one. Sealing your marble floor tiles will protect the tiles from stains and any spillages and in high traffic areas, this is really important. Marble tiles are a higher maintenance tile that requires regular care and maintenance but there is no doubt that they can be installed successfully and creates an ideal floor solution.
Marble tiles and slabs are available with the marble slabs being cut to size depending on the specifications and the dimensions of the room.
There is no doubt that marble is simply beautiful and although costly marble will transform the style and decor of your home beautifully.
If Marble is installed correctly and the correct type and finish of marble is used, it will certainly be worth it and will last the test of time. As well as adding value to your home, marble will transform it into a place of beauty.
Always shop around and get6 as much information as you can on the different variations of marble tiles, the internet is a good place to start and all good tile stores will have plenty of marble sample tiles.
Tile choice supply a wide range of tile choice for the walls and floors, we also supply underfloor heating systems. http://www.tilechoice.co.uk