slate kitchen floors, southwest metroFloor Coverings International serves the greater Bloomington, Chanhassen, Eden Prarie, Minnetonka areas to provide our customers with high-quality tile flooring. We work with nationally recognized manufacturers to offer great products at reasonable prices. Whether you are looking to transform your home or office, Floor Coverings International Southwest Metro Minneapolis area will help you every step of the way.

Our tile installation team has extensive experience in a wide variety of projects, from large-scale flooring projects to installing backsplashes. We do our best to ensure that your project is completed on-time, within your budget, and suited to your unique needs.

Slate flooring tile is just one option in the many when considering natural stone tiles. You should take into account the styling options and characteristics of slate, the utility it provides, and areas of concern when dealing with this material.

slate tile colors, floor coverings international southwest metroStyling Options

  • Slate tile is available in a large assortment of sizes and finishes.
  • Adds a natural, rugged beauty to your home. The majority of color options range from light to dark gray, although it is not unusual to see veining and other color markings in orange, red, purple, and green.
  • Grout color can be customized to match or contrast with your choice of tile and other flooring in your home.
  • Slate can be used as an accent tile, in mosaics, and patterns to give your home a unique look.

Utility Value

  • Tiles in slate are extremely durable and with proper care you can expect to enjoy them in your home for many years to come.
  • They are very easy to clean and hardy as they can be vacuumed, swept, or mopped (with no detergents).

Also consider that:

  • Slate tiles can break or damage easily if it is laid out on an uneven or weak floor.
  • Standing for long periods on the tile can result in sore or tired feet. Use area rugs in places like the kitchen to combat against this.
  • The tiles can feel quite cold in the chillier months, but will help to keep your home cool in the warmer months of summer.

Let us make things easier for you. Give us a call to take advantage of our free, in-home estimate where we bring the samples to you!

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