Types of FlooringNatural Stone



Design Tip: Blend textures for a unique, one-of-a-kind look. For instance, place natural stone with a matte finish next to glossy mosaic glass tiles.


Design Tip: Blend a number of different textures and finishes to give depth to a monochromatic color scheme.

Natural Stone

Used for centuries, natural stone is beautiful, durable and thoroughly unique. While slightly more difficult to maintain than ceramic or porcelain, it makes an undeniable difference in your home and is worth the extra effort. Straight from the earth, each type of stone has its own unique visual appearance. Our designers can help you create the perfect look for your home, from clean patterns with uniform-sized tiles to more elaborate patterns customized for each room.

Types of Natural Stone


Marble is softer and more porous than most stones. It can be frequently enhanced by polishing to maintain its high gloss.


This beautiful stone has a mate finish and irregular edges as a result of processing. It comes polished or unpolished. The unpolished version decreases the risk of slipping and makes scratches less obvious.


Slate is characterized by dramatic, clefted layers and a broad range of colors within each piece. It is commonly used for both interior and exterior flooring.


Interesting and extremely durable, this stone is seeing a revival on floors, entries and walkways, as well as walls and countertops.