Marble is a naturally occurring stone that is popularly used in floorings. If you are planning to use marble tiles for your floorings, then you should know the types of marble tiles beforehand. Good knowledge of this simple topic can save you huge money.

Different types of marble tiles

  • Carrara marble tiles
  • Statuary marble tiles
  • Calacatta marble tiles
  • Emperador marble tiles
  • Crema Marfil marble tiles

Is it easy to maintain marble tile flooring?

Well, if you are too choosy and determined regarding the use of marble tiles at your home, then it’s good, or else, marble tiles floorings are quite hard to maintain. Marble is porous. Thus, it can easily get worn out, stained and scratched. Even a small spill of coffee or mustard can lead to a huge expense to bring it back to its normal elegant looks.

How thick the marble tiles should be for a flooring

The standard size of a good marble tile is 12 by 12 inches. This size of tiles has a thickness of 3/8 inches. The 16 by 16 inch marble tiles are 7/16 inch in thickness. Whereas, the 24 by 24 inch marble tiles are a ½ inch in thickness. So depending upon the foot traffic and placement of the marble tiles, you need to decide the best size that suits you.

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