STONE FLOOR – BEAUTIFUL AND RELIABLE (part 2)
VARIETIES OF MATERIAL
You can make a floor from a natural or artificial stone. If you prefer natural materials, then use marble or granite. The type of room in which you plan to lay the floor also matters. In the halls of bus stations, shopping centers and other public places it is better to use granite. Thanks to its abrasion resistance, the coating has a long service life and excellent appearance. Pleases with its resistance to abrasive detergents and high loads. Yes, this material is more likely for a suburban complex, for the care of which it takes a little more time and special household chemicals. In addition, natural materials include: slate, travertine and onyx, but they are used, rather, as an exception.
In addition to natural minerals, artificial acrylic stone and quartz agglomerate are often used in creating flooring. Such a floor is much cheaper, it is durable and reliable, it looks no less luxurious and attracts attention with a pleasant shine. A huge range of colors allows you to realize any design idea.
Artificial stone allows you to create a coating suitable for any interior designArtificial stone allows you to create a coating suitable for any interior design
The main advantages of artificial stone are:
resistance to mechanical damage;
resistance to temperature differences;
resistance to freezing;
beauty and variety of colors.
It is interesting that when using special glue during installation, you can create a flat surface, the joints of which you cannot notice with the naked eye.
All types of floor stone coverings are unpretentious in leaving. Yes, they are not recommended to skate on, but if used properly, they will last you for many years. In extreme cases, the material is subject to restoration. The exception is marble. In its operation it is necessary to adhere to two rules. It is important not to use aggressive detergents and not to scratch the coating with a mixture of sand and dirt.
Thus, choosing a stone floor, you get a functional, elegant and extremely resistant to damage to the floor covering.