Theres no debating that marble floors are among the most incredible flooring surfaces available to homeowners in the West Columbia, Lexington & Irmo SC areas. Take a look at the picture – marble floor can certainly provide that elegant spark in your living room.  Our flooring experts at Floor Coverings International Columbia West answer some introductory questions about marble tile flooring below.

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Why Choose Marble Tile for Your Living Room?

Our customers love marble tile floors for their living rooms because it provides a sense of cachet unmatched by other flooring surfaces.  Marble is also very strong and if maintained, can last a long time.  After all, Ancient Greek and Roman architecture still stands today!  Note that marble tile floors can get a little slick and people walking in socks are prone to slide a little bit.

What Type of Finish Should My Marble Tile Living Room Have?

Two types of finishes are most frequently used on living room marble tile floors: polished and honed.

  1. Polished marble tile is much glossier than most other flooring and made to accentuate the natural beauty of the tiles. Polished marble tiles are exceptionally striking and are able to soak in natural and artificial light to create a translucent characteristic. This makes polished marble tile a perfect fit for living rooms with big windows and/or lighting fixtures.
  2. Honed marble tiles also have a polished look, but are not quite as shiny as their polished marble tile counterparts. For homeowners who have more subtle-looking living rooms, honed marble tile can be an amazing match.

How Does Marble Flooring Installation Happen in Your Living Room?

We recommend you seek a professional to install tile flooring in your living room. Our experts at Floor Coverings International Columbia West can ensure the marble tiles line up properly and the grains of the natural marble stones are perfectly arranged. We can also mitigate the risk of staining by installing a special sealer around your marble tiles.  We’ll have your living room looking better than ever!

We know that choosing those amazing new marble floors can be a daunting task.   That’s why our flooring experts at Floor Coverings International Columbia West are available to answer your questions. Just call the phone number below. Also, be sure to take advantage of our offer for a free in-home design consultation!

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