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What type of stone floor tile is the most difficult to install?

Granite
9%
Travertine
9%
Marble
25%
Slate
6%
Limestone
2%
Sandstone
2%
Flagstone
6%
There is no significant difference
32%
Not sure
4%
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Question: What type of stone floor tile is the most difficult to install?
Top Answer (32% of 43 votes): There is no significant difference.

Answer: There is no significant difference
Explanation: All of them provides a experienced installer
Bayway Ceramic Tile, Inc.
Answer: Limestone
Explanation: Why, Very delicate materials because they come from volcanic material and are very porous and absorbent everything.
AMG Flooring & Paint, Inc.
Answer: Flagstone
Explanation: On the above list I believe that marble would be the toughest to install. A lot of marbles have veins running through the material and can cause breakage very easily upon installation. As well as slates or flagstone due to the difficulty of grouting these material as there is a lot of clefting.
Utopia Tile & Stone
ProMatcher
Answer: Granite
Explanation: Granite requires a very tight grout line any inconsistencies will be noticed immediately because of the high polish
ARTIZTEK TILE DESIGNS
Answer: There is no significant difference
Explanation: Throw basically the same just the heavy words you a little bit quicker softer and thinner tile is breaks a little bit easier so have to be careful both ways
Foster Construction
Answer: There is no significant difference
Explanation: Again every material has it's own personality,with that it's own challenges
1964
ProMatcher
Answer: Granite
Explanation: its the hardest one
Biaggio Flooring LLC
Answer: Marble
Explanation: Same answer as last question but i will say that Marble will be a bit more detailed and because the heavy weight that comes with it.
Prime Solutionz & GR a LUKYNY LLC
Answer: Travertine
Explanation: it stains easy during installation
United Granite Countertops
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: we do not do tile
Carvalho Pavers
Answer: There is no significant difference
Explanation: What is difficult to install is any type of stone over a slab floor or sub floor that has rolls or dips in it. Floor prep is an important step in getting the flattest installation. There are many ways to achieve a flat substrate before tile. Ask me how.
Russell Tile
Answer: Slate
Explanation: Slate is difficult to install because of its thickness is not uniform.
TileCraft LLC
ProMatcher
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