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Slate Is Great In A Mudroom

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Mudrooms have a schizophrenic personality these days. You can find photographs of beautiful mudrooms designed with custom cabinetry, giving each family member a cubby for gear and a place for shoes under their own bench. You can find mudrooms designed for pet owners, with a spot for the dog's leash and food along with a...

Why Is There Confusion About Sealing Slate?

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Sealers are used on certain types of tiles, and many recommend using a penetrating sealant with slate. Many others insist it isn't needed or desirable. A quick search on the Internet will have both opinions stated quite forcefully. Why is there such confusion about sealing slate? (more…)

Frequently Asked Questions About Slate

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Slate tile is one of the most durable and popular choices for high quality flooring in areas that take a lot of traffic and moisture. Its naturally slip-resistant character makes it perfect for entry spaces, kitchens, bathrooms, porches, and more. (more…)

How To Select Slate Floor Tiles

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Slate is a popular choice for flooring because its fine-grained density gives it a waterproof and stain-resistant quality prized by many. It is fire-resistant, holds up to traffic, and has a natural variation that beautifully enhances many styles of decor. It needs to be installed properly (as should all flooring), but more importantly, it needs...