What Are Technical Stone Tiles?  

by Pool Builders on 01-15-2013 in Articles

Technical stone tiles are perhaps not commonly heard of by people who are not really familiar with floor tiles. With the wide variety of floor tiles out there, choosing a floor tile can be quite tricky. But as long as you have an idea of what they look like and what their purposes are for you are on the right track and in choosing floor tiles you can always get assistance from the store. Perhaps you may have heard about antislip tiles which are becoming very popular over the years because it is used both at home and commercial places especially if heavy traffic is on that area in order to avoid accidents such as slipping. Even swimming pool tiles also have a different set of tiles especially meant for that purpose as there are things to consider once the materials involved in making it are going to be exposed to water most of the time.

So what are technical stone tiles? Basically, technical stone tiles are actually natural stone tile but are made durable and is beautified with different methods and materials involved. These type of tiles are also referred to as composite stones. So far, these technical stone tiles are said to be one of the strongest tiles. They may be used both for residential and commercial purposes. Basically, the base of these tiles are granite, quartz and marble. From the quarries where the raw materials are gotten, they are processed to turn into small crystal, flour like substance and will be combined together with resin in order to make them into durable stone slabs. As for the texture, color and shape they will be designed in different ways for more choices for the consumer. So basically, technical stonetiles and natural stone tiles vary lightly as they are similar in one way or another. The natural stone tile may undergo different processes when they are manufactured but the bases are the same as the technical stone€"quartz, marble and granite. Both of these tiles are really stylish and appealing to look at. Most public places prefer to use natural stonetiles because they are not slippery and comes in varying colors and sizes.

Because we have so many choices to choose from today unlike before when it comes to choosing what floor tiles work best for residential or commercial, it is really important to take into consideration things that will affect in selecting the right one. More than the appearance and how it will look like, remember to think of the maintenance cost involved, if there are kids in your home or in the place where it will be placed will it be slippery, the theme of the area, the material used, its texture, the color and so forth. Most of the time, technical stone tiles and naturalstone tiles are usually best used for outdoors not unless your living room has a more garden look where it has an open area to place stone tiles and plants.

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