Slate is a sedimentary stone composed mainly of mud and fine silica particles. Slate tends to be somewhat dark in color and have a rough, naturally cleft surface. Most slates available now are gauged, meaning that the have been ground on the back to achieve a fairly uniform thickness.
Stone flooring is extremely durable. When compared to wood, tile, or linoleum, stone flooring requires less maintenance to look good and lasts longer in almost any condition. Installing stone flooring in your home will enhance any room’s beauty and raise the value of the property, as well.