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Slate Installation in Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City, UT Slate Installers

DJ Customs Tile & Stone, LLC slate tile in Salt Lake City, UT has an air of prestige and a reputation of longevity. Formed from miniscule fragments of silt and clay compacted by high temperature and pressure, slate makes for a refined and versatile tile surface that is dependable and low maintenance. The most common applications of slate tile in Salt Lake County, UT are for flooring and countertops. A slate floor can last up to 50 years before needing to be replaced, a testament to its long-lasting durability.

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Not only is DJ Customs Tile & Stone, LLC slate tile flooring in Salt Lake City, UT a long term investment that adds value to your home, but it also provides a soft, smooth texture that is comfortable under foot while relatively easy to clean and maintain. While its natural composition results in a high resistance to stains, slate is a metamorphic rock that can be susceptible to splitting between layers. The way to avoid any type of splitting damage, however, we ensure that it is installed on a solid surface foundation with mortar. Unlike some other natural stones, slate flooring can even retain heat, making it perfect in colder climates or for spa style bathrooms. Slate flooring in all its forms has many advantages, but it will perform better in some areas than in others.

Durability

One of the strongest standard natural stone flooring materials, DJ Customs Tile & Stone, LLC slate in Salt Lake County, UT has an inherent durability that makes it resistant to cracks, scratches, breaks, and chips. In some environments, it does have to be sealed against stains on a regular basis, but if properly maintained, slate can last for decades and look great without having to be removed or replaced. When sealed regularly it can be an excellent flooring material in bathrooms and kitchens and may provide many years of service where another type of flooring might require several replacements. It is generally a very good flooring material for heavy-traffic areas.

Unique Appearance

There are innumerable solid colors and color combinations available when choosing slate floor tiles with DJ Customs Tile & Stone, LLC in Salt Lake City, UT. The natural beauty of slate can manifest in unique ways in each stone, which means that every floor will have its own unique look, a piece of earth-born artistry. There is a wide variety of both solid color and multicolored slate materials that are available to match nearly any decorative style scheme you are trying to create. Some types have wildly contrasting colors, while others are more subdued, but the appearance will always be unique. Your options increase thanks to the availability of many grout colors that can complement or contrast with the tiles themselves. This uniqueness can make slate a good choice for highly visible areas, such as entryways or large kitchens. It is less advantageous in rarely seen bedrooms or spaces that are mostly covered with rugs.

Increased Real Estate Value

Slate is regarded as a relatively upscale flooring material in Salt Lake County, UT. Although its initial price can be quite high, especially for top quality materials, slate typically adds real estate value to an entire home. This is especially true when it's installed by DJ Customs Tile & Stone, LLC in locations such as the kitchen and bathroom, or in entryways where it is immediately evident to visitors.

Repairs are Easy

In some cases, a tile may be damaged due to violent impact, natural chipping, weathering, or flaking. Unlike other natural stone, DJ Customs Tile & Stone, LLC slate tiles in Salt Lake City, UT are relatively easy to remove and replace, though the match will be best if you have saved leftover tiles from the original installation. Because slate tends to vary in color and appearance, it can be difficult to match new tiles to the old if they aren't from the same batch of stone.

Adapts to Radiant Heating Systems

DJ Customs Tile & Stone, LLC slate flooring in Salt Lake County, UT, as well as other forms of natural stone, are great for radiating heat. That means that it is the perfect medium for radiant below surface coil heating systems such as both hydronic systems that circulate hot water, and electric mat systems. These systems can be installed underneath the tile, heating not only the floor but also the surrounding environment as the heat rises. This attribute makes slate a good choice for bathrooms, provided it is well maintained to keep it waterproof.

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