Between slate and granite, the most popular of the two natural stones would be granite, especially when it comes down to countertops and flooring.  Though they have a few things in common such as them being a natural stone and are found in the earth, they are very different from one another.  One of the Read More

When choosing slate tiles for your floors, there are a few things to consider before just choosing any one.  We are all about finding the best deal, especially when it comes to such an expensive investment such as flooring.   There are a few things that you need to consider when you check out the Read More

One thing that you have to remember is that while slate is beautiful, like all natural stone it needs maintenance in order to avoid dirt build up and scratches.  It is not one of the harder stones, so without the extra protection of a sealant and regular maintenance, your slate tiles can be damaged.   Read More

Slate has been a long time popular choice in residential and commercial flooring, until more man-made floorings came out that are slightly cheaper.  Slate is still used often in flooring due to its attractive sparkle that is naturally given off because of the quartz and hematite minerals within the stone.  It can be fragile due Read More

Slate is a natural stone that is a mix of small silt and clay particles that bonded together in high heat and pressure.  This gives slate a smooth texture, and due to the particles being so small it makes it difficult for liquids to penetrate the slate.  This makes it stain resistant, which is perfect Read More