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What type of stone floor tile is most vulnerable to water damage?

Granite
2%
Travertine
5%
Marble
10%
Slate
10%
Limestone
17%
Sandstone
23%
Flagstone
2%
There is no significant difference
17%
Not sure
10%
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Question: What type of stone floor tile is most vulnerable to water damage?
Top Answer (23% of 39 votes): Sandstone.

Answer: Limestone
Explanation: I call "The Sponge" High Porous material
AMG Flooring & Paint, Inc.
Answer: Marble
Explanation: There are some marbles that are moisture sensitive and could cause sprawling or flaking of the material If installed in the wet area like a shower or outdoors.
Utopia Tile & Stone
Answer: Sandstone
Explanation: Soft and porous.
Seaside Stone and Tile, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Sandstone
Explanation: Sandstone is probably one of the softest if it's not sealed correctly it will wear a lot quicker break crack
Foster Construction
Answer: Slate
Explanation: Slate is the most porous of natural stonestone therefore it doesn't perform too good in wet areas and is not recommended to either.
Tiling San Diego
Answer: There is no significant difference
Explanation: Water effects mostly the substrates
1964
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: not sure, it depends on the color very much
United Granite Countertops
Answer: Slate
Explanation: Marble, Slate, and some others are very vulnerable to water and staining.
DC Construction Services Inc.
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: we do brick pavers. Exterior
Carvalho Pavers
ProMatcher
Answer: Travertine
Explanation: Travertine will turn colors and mold with moisture.
TileCraft LLC
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