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

Granite
52%
Travertine
10%
Marble
14%
Slate
2%
There is no significant difference
12%
Not sure
8%
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Question: What type of natural stone floor tile is the most durable?
Top Answer (52% of 48 votes): Granite.

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
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Granite tile is the most dense of natural stones on this list. Though most people don’t install granite on floors. Over the years I’ve noticed most flooring selections are really about color, style and cost per square foot.
Utopia Tile & Stone
Answer: Marble
Explanation: Very solid,durable and easy maintenance
Deberrys Home Improvement LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Granite
Explanation: It's the most durable, but not the most popular. Travertine is durable and most popular.
Seaside Stone and Tile, LLC
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Granite because granite is the harder of the natural stones listed above travertine has a very fast wear pattern occurrence for high traffic areas after a year or so of medium to heavy traffic and you will actually see an indentation where people have walked because the stone is so soft
Charles barnett
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Granite is one of the hardest substance known to man except for a diamond
ARTIZTEK TILE DESIGNS
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Greenwich probably the hardest of any of these
Foster Construction
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
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Marble
Explanation: Because is the less porous and most solid stone
Prime Solutionz & GR a LUKYNY LLC
Answer: Granite
Explanation: granite is the most durable material for any purpose; countertops or flooring
United Granite Countertops
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We do not do tile.
Carvalho Pavers
Answer: Granite
Explanation: This is the hardest stone compared to all the others.
Russell Tile
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.
ProMatcher
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
Answer: There is no significant difference
Explanation: They are all natural stone.
The Tile Smith
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