FAQs – Marble Tiles & Pavers
Ideally Marble Tiles have 12mm thickness whereas Marble Pavers are 30 mm or more. Tiles are generally for indoor application whereas pavers imply outdoor use.
Yes, it is expensive than most of other natural stones because it looks luxurious and used in décor.
It depends where do you want to use it. Granite has more strength and durability and is hence used as outdoor pavers or kitchen countertops. Marble on the other hand looks elegant but is softer and not as durable as Granite. Hence it is a preferred choice for indoors.
Marble tiles are ideally for indoor use. Marble pavers can be used in low traffic areas like pool surrounds, benchtops, walls or countertop.
Marble has the tendency to reflect light and hence stays cool when in shade. However, it scotches in direct sunlight and turns very hot in summers.
Yes, Marble Pavers are among the most durable stones used for outdoor applications.
Marble with its luxurious look elevates the value of your property. Its elegance is unparalleled. Being one of the most reliable and durable stone, Marble is a perfect pool deck material. Our Aqua Blue Marble with soft tones and elegance is the best choice for your pool deck.
Sealing Marble tiles and pavers will make them resistant to stains, fading and contamination. Hence it is recommended to seal marble and create a protective barrier.
Honed or polished Marble becomes slippery. Brushed or tumbled finish marble offer a good grip and are not slippery when wet.
Though marble tiles are heavy, they are brittle. It may break while cutting and drilling. Hence handling them requires special tools and expertise.
Marble has never and will never go out of style. Though its elegance gets it many buyers, recently there has been a shift towards less expensive and equally beautiful stones like Travertine and Limestone.
Marble pavers and tiles are usually cool to touch. The stone is heat-resistant and conducts heat slowly. This means it takes more energy and time to heat up. When installed outdoors in direct sun, marble does not get hot quickly. If it is in a shaded place, marble tiles and pavers will remain cool.
Marble tiles installed indoors bring in a host of advantages like durability, aesthetics, scratch, and fire resistance. These advantages make Marble tiles easy to maintain. They can take a beating and continue to make indoor space look luxurious. However, sealing them annually and regular cleaning will help retain their shine and prevent staining.
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