Articles on the usage of stone, marble and granite in your homes, gardens and business premises.
Many homeowners like the idea of marble tiles due to the beauty they offer and also because they make immense embellishments to the floors. However, many homeowners are not certain if marble tiles are appropriate as floor tiles. Marble tiles are perfect in certain areas and are often used in kitchens on countertops, tables and as mosaic tiles but they are not so frequently used on kitchen floors since they are not predominantly strong resilient tiles that will work well in a high traffic part.
With the coming of the spring, more time is spent outside and more attention is given to the exterior. Plating the surfaces then becomes very important. A very popular solution when it comes to plating is concrete floor tiles or panels.
The effects obtained by using mosaics are not possible with any other material. It is said that it is not really possible to photograph mosaics because a photo cannot visualize the game and refraction of light which is visible only when mosaics is observed live. Depending on the type of material and its appearance it is possible to achieve rustic as well as modern impression which brings to the fact that mosaics is still used in classic and in modern interiors.
If the floor is made of marble, then it should be deep cleaned in order to clear all the impurities and dirt out of pores. If the floor has already been protected then it should be well cleaned, the old protection and the possible stains should be removed, and then wait for the floor to be well dried to do the floor protection again.
The placement of stone floorings is a big investment and because of that and because of the structure and nature of this type of flooring makes a good reason to pay special attention to the treatment and choice of the care products. In order to help your stone floors be shiny, colour resistant and durable, we offer you advice on the ways of cleaning and maintaining of them.
Nowadays, the natural stone in interior and exterior spaces is usually placed on adhesives based on special hydraulic binders or adhesives based on reaction base. In bathrooms, balconies and exterior surfaces on which the humidity could reach beneath the natural stone panel, on the surface made of estrich is placed a hydroinsulation coat based on cement.