How Thick Is Slate Tile?

Answer Traditional slate tile is created by splitting slate stone along its grain. Unlike some stones, which are monolithic, slate has a very pronounced grain that allows it to be split to very thin sheet... Read More »

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How do I lay slate tile?

SubfloorLay 1/2-inch thick plywood over your existing wood subfloor. Anchor the plywood with screws placed every 8 inches. Coat the plywood with a water-based urethane finish, and allow it to dry o... Read More »

Can you use a miter saw to cut slate tile?

Yes, with a stone cutting blade, but it would have to be a blade made to cut while dry and it would be a slow process with lots of dust.

How to Finish Slate Tile?

Slate is a hard stone that when used for tiling creates a durable, long-lasting surface. Slate is also a porous tile and stains easily because it absorbs moisture beneath its surface. This easily s... Read More »

How to Lay Slate Tile Floor?

Slate tiles have a rustic elegance and attractive color variations. Unlike other natural stone tiles on the market, even those with a rustic finish, slate tiles are frequently sold ungauged. This m... Read More »