Installing Slate Wall Tile?

Answer Slate is a distinctive-looking natural tile that has a dark, volcanic surface and a layered texture. It's an especially dramatic look on walls. Like most natural stone tiles, it is absorbent in its... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Installing Slate Wall Tile

What is the tile piece that connects wall tile to floor tile?

It is called a cove tile. It has a little curve at the bottom to connect to the floor tiles.

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 »

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 »

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.