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Slate Tile Glossary

A naturally occurring metamorphic rock, slate comes in a range of colors and textures. Due to its durability and look, slate is a unique material for tile flooring, pavers, and cladding. Here are some important glossary terms to know to help you buy slate tile more intelligently. Calcite: This is . . . Read more

About Slate Tile

Slate’s naturally slip-resistant surface is very hard and durable, with varied colors and features that have served builders and architects for centuries. Suitable for indoor as well as outdoor applications, slate satisfies many natural stone flooring needs. From tough beginnings A popular choice for both practical and decorative uses, slate . . . Read more