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What type of natural stone floor tile is the most durable?

Granite
53%
Travertine
9%
Marble
13%
Slate
1%
There is no significant difference
13%
Not sure
7%
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Question: What type of natural stone floor tile is the most durable?
Top Answer (53% of 52 votes): Granite.

Answer: There is no significant difference
Explanation: All are softer materials, depends on the installation process
Bayway Ceramic Tile, Inc.
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Because it's water proof
Lanes custom tile
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Stone tile is typically more durable than ceramic tiles. Some stones are harder than other stones depending on grade of tile this will also play a role in durability.
CALM DESIGNS LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Marble
Explanation: Very solid,durable and easy maintenance
Deberrys Home Improvement LLC
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Granite is the hardest natural stone. The only natural stones harder than granite are diamonds, rubies and sapphires.
NC Tile Installations
Answer: Granite
Explanation: It's the most durable, but not the most popular. Travertine is durable and most popular.
Seaside Stone and Tile, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Granite is one of the hardest substance known to man except for a diamond
ARTIZTEK TILE DESIGNS
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Granite because of its hard surface throw&throw an pretty much scratch proff
T K stone & tile
Answer: Travertine
Explanation: Layered stone like slate and bonded stone like sandstone will deteriorate much faster, and are more prone to do so under different climates and chemical cleaners, etc...
Dolphin Pools
ProMatcher
Answer: There is no significant difference
Explanation: They all have thier own pros and cons. It is what the customers are looking to accomplish
1964
Answer: Granite
Explanation: the hardest stone
TAC Tile
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Each has pros and cons. Selection due to application and desired appearance/function is what I discuss with my clients
A Better Flooring
ProMatcher
Answer: Granite
Explanation: granite is the most durable material for any purpose; countertops or flooring
United Granite Countertops
Answer: Travertine
Explanation: Travertine is a great choice for floor tile. If installed correctly it's very strong and durable and will last for years. Marble can be a lot of maintenance, and it can scratch or wear. It's a beautiful stone if maintained properly.
DC Construction Services Inc.
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We do not do tile.
Carvalho Pavers
ProMatcher
Answer: Marble
Explanation: All types of natural stone flooring products vary from each origin and age. But marble is the most durable of all types.
colorful homes inc.
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Granite is an exsteemly hard stone and is naturaly stain resistant.
Unique visions landscape design
Answer: Slate
Explanation: Slate is the hardest stone and that would make it more durable. However. .slate is not recommended on main floors due to its variable textures.
TileCraft LLC
ProMatcher
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