If you are looking for a nice and stylish kitchen or bathroom floor
that is also extremely durable then stone tile is the way to go. Stone
tile can cost you quite a bit more when you are having it installed
but in the long run it will save you money because it will last you
for many, many years. Stone tile is usually always made to a very high
quality and another plus of stone tile is that it is very easy to clean.
You can find tile made out of many different kinds of stone, and some
types of stone are going to be much more expensive. If you really want
to spend a lot of money you can go for marble tile, which is unbelievably
beautiful in a nice kitchen, but also very expensive.
Laying down stone tile can be done by a handy person with the right instruction
but for most people it is best to hire a local mason or flooring specialist.
This way you know the job is going to come out as nice as you want it to,
and having people that do that type of thing for a living will get the job
done much quicker than a first timer. If you want to learn something new
and have the time and you are skilled with your hands then why not give it
a try. There are many books and websites that can help you learn to lay stone
tile, just be sure to take your time and try to think ahead and envision
the way you want the stone tile to look when finished. Stone tile is not
perfect for everyone but you cannot beat the years that you will get out
of it, and it also gives your home a nice old fashioned feeling.