The stone tile fits in style in modern interior in time brings an extra touch to a home.
Stone tiles: the noble material by excellence.
Make choosing a stone tile, is to opt for an authentic tile, a noble material, stood for rugged durability. It offers all the natural shades through the disparity of tones, the presence of veins, irregularities of aspects.
Present in our natural environment, the stone is cut from blocks extracted from quarries.
The uses are many. You might as well arrange the interior or exterior of your house: kitchen, lounge, conservatory, bathroom, terrace, driveway, garden or swimming pool ... Applications are wall or ground, following the variation of the stone slab, in bar, facing ...
How does laying natural stone tiles? Will it has several methods?
Installation depends on the size and inherent properties of the stone, but also the use that will be made. For example, for a passing vehicle requires thick and resistant products, whereas inside the thin products will be preferred. So its thickness and nature, we will put the stone in a mortar (at least 4cm thick), or on a concrete slab (for products of small thicknesses) or on sand (for thicknesses of 4 8cm).
How to maintenance natural stone tiles?
It is preferable for ease of maintenance, to a protective treatment upstream with oil repellent - water resistant. Then wash it at least 1-2 times a year outside, avoiding karcher which deteriorates materials, and promote instead the manual cleaning with water, brooms and, if necessary, anti -mousses. For the interior, do as for conventional products and avoid greasy floor.
Can we find tiles of any dimension?
Today the trend is to small formats, the limits are often related to technical means of installation. It takes proper equipment as well as high performance adhesives. Technical standards on adhesives often reduce the ambitions of some architects because it is possible to tile 120x120 cm for example, even larger, but few pavers accept because it is difficult to implement.