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.
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.
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.