Frequently Asked Questions About Natural Stone Tiles
Q: What finishes do natural stone tiles come in?
A: Because each type of stone is different, the qualities of the stone itself will dictate which specific finishes are available. But overall, natural stones come in several finishes ranging from the rustic, with chiseled edges or tumbled, to the sophisticated and elegant ¬ honed or highly polished.
Q: Can I use natural stone tiles in the shower?
A: Because of its neutral color range and sophisticated appearance, you can create classic, elegant bathrooms and showers with natural stone. Many natural stone tiles can be polished to a water-resistant high shine that makes them safe for use in showers. You can still use honed, or tumbled stone in wet areas as long as it is sealed properly.
Q: Can I use natural stone outdoors?
A: Of course. Natural stone tiles are suitable for outdoor use, too. In temperate climates where the stone is not directly exposed to freezing water or snow, it can make for dramatic driveways, outdoor sitting areas, patios or pool areas. In climates where snow and freezing rain are common, you’ll have no trouble using most natural stones on three-season patios, or areas protected from harsh elements.
Q: Can I purchase tiles directly from Milestone and Paver llc.
A: Yes, we bring you natural stone tiles directly from quarries, and stock them at our Miami, Hialeah and West Palm Beach, FL locations with large quantities. We ship anywhere in the country, and you save a lot by purchasing from us, the manufacturer, directly.
Q: With whom can I check the availability of a specific product?
A: Please call (305) 735.2526 (305) 884.4200 or simply e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org One of our reps will get back to you as soon as possible.
Q: Should I use a sealer on my floor tiles?
A: Sealers are designed to protect porous products and to provide wearable surfaces to porous products. Natural Stone Products are porous and should be sealed with a penetrating / impregnating sealer. Some stone products are also sealed with enhancing sealers to deepen and darken the stones natural colors.
WHEN BUYING TRAVERTINE PAVERS YOU SHOULD KNOW:
1) NOT ALL PAVERS ARE THE SAME. CHEAPER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER.
2) PREMIUM QUALITY PAVERS HAVE MINIMAL HOLES AND ARE CONSISTENT IN COLOR SHADING
3) PREMIUM QUALITY PAVERS ARE PERFECTLY SQUARE AND THE THICKNESS IS THE SAME ON EVERY PIECE (CALIBRATION) SO YOUR INSTALLER WILL NOT CHARGE YOU MORE TO FIX THE IMPERFECTIONS
4) AND MOST IMPORTANTLY FOR YOUR PROTECTION KNOW HOW MANY SQUARE FEET ARE IN A PALLET SO YOU DON’T GET SHORTED BY THE DISHONEST COMPANIES WHO TRY TO MAKE UP FOR THE LOW PRICES BY SHORTING YOU MATERIAL
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