What is the difference between Slate tiles and pavers?
The primary difference between tiles and pavers their thickness. Slatestone tiles measure 10mm in thickness and pavers are 30mm.
Is Slatestone a strong stone?
While slatestone is not as hard as Granite, it is tough enough to scratch glass or steel. So, it is hard but brittle.
Where is Slatestone used in?
Slatestone is known for its durability and striking appearance. Because of these properties, it is often used in flooring, roofing. For indoor applications, slate is best for bathroom floors, kitchen floors or walls.
Can I use Slatestone paving in my patio?
Slatestone pavers are waterproof and retain their shine forever. They are durable and stain resistant making them quite suitable for patios.
Is Slate okay for use in shower place?
Slate stone is okay for use in shower places as long as it is sealed and maintained properly.
Do slate tiles and pavers require sealing?
Like every natural stone, Slate tiles and pavers also need to be sealed to increase water resistance, prevent staining or scratches. An annual sealant application should do the job well.
Does slatestone absorb water?
Slatestone has a low absorption index making it waterproof. Therefore, it is often used for roof tiles.
Are slate floors difficult to clean?
Slate floors are low maintenance and do not require frequent cleaning. All you need to do is to clean with a damp cloth or mop and its done!
Where does Stone Depot deliver Slatestone in Australia?
Stone Depot delivers door to door across Australia in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Hobart. We also deliver to regional areas in Australia.