Completely Stumped Over the Multitude of Options for Tile Flooring Options Today?
Should you use marble, stone or tile?
Marble – the beautiful, natural stone. Formed from calcite or dolomite crystals that are subjected to extreme heat and pressure. It is often quarried from the mountains of Italy.
Carrara, by far the most well known marble was the favorite of Michelangelo. Two of his most renowned sculptures were carved out of Italian Carrera. Marble also comes from Spain, China and India as well.
The location of the marble will determine the color, veining and pattern of the stone. Just as Italy is known for its bright white Carrara with gray veining, it can also be found in a gorgeous array of bluish colors, rich earthy reds, gray, pink, yellows and blacks.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Marble for Your Tiling Project
If your heart was set on marble and you’re disappointed that you can’t have your glamorous dream bathroom then not to worry.
Alternatives to Marble
Many porcelain tiles have the look of marble without all of the hassle. You can even find them with a variety of designs within each box so that you can lay it out to get movement in the floor much like the natural, organic look of marble. Your best bet for finding this look is going to Daltile in Salem Oregon or heading to the Portland area.
What Options Are Best For You?
Now that you have some basic information about the advantages and disadvantages of marble or tile bathroom flooring’s, it’s now time to get in touch with Ron for your tile floor installation in Salem.
Not only will he give you great advice on what tile or stone to use for your bathroom remodel or other tile project, he will also help you keep the project within your budget.
Your dream bathroom will soon be a reality!