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Large Vs Small Tiles in Your Home – How Does The Effect Vary

Large Marble Tiles Vs Small Marble Tiles

 

There are many different choices that we have to make when building or remodelling our homes. These range from the big decisions – such as how many extra bathrooms would we like to put in – through to the very small – do we need space for a toaster in the kitchen cupboard or will we simply keep it on the bench?

One of the decisions that you will have to make is about the finishes that you want on your floors, walls, countertops, splashbacks, and …

Décor That Looks Stunning With Dark or Black Stone Tiles

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The darker shaded varieties of tiles are a great option for any room in the house and when you buy dark stone floor tiles from Marble Matters you have the option of being able to decorate with any colour scheme of your choice. It’s the neutral look of black marble floor tiles that can be enhanced using any eye-catching colours. You can add a splash of colour using wall decorations and accessories – rugs, pillows, throws, vases and other knick-knacks.

 
Select A Theme for Your Room
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Why Marble is the Epitome of Opulence

Marble is a metamorphic rock which is made up of recrystallised carbonate minerals, usually calcite or dolomite. Pure white marble is the result of metamorphism of a very pure limestone or dolomite protolith.

 

History of Marble

Before it was used for the traditional marble basin, or for marble floor tiles, marble was used in some of the finest pieces of art in ancient times. Marble is usually associated with the classic artistic objects. Not only was the Parthenon of Athens created out of marble, but so was the Taj Mahal and other grand palaces and structures around the world.

This beautiful and luxurious …

7 Surprising Facts About Marble and Marble Tile

For hundreds of years, marble tile and marble stone have been widely used in construction. In fact, marble was the primary material used to build the centuries-old Taj Mahal, the Pantheon in Rome, and the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Here in Australia, too, marble is a popular building material.  The Parliament House in Canberra, for example, utilised the stone for its Marble Foyer which features 48 columns wrapped in green Italian Cipollino marble, as well as Paradise White marble tile flooring.

These are just a couple of interesting tidbits about marble. There are dozens. Here are a few of our favourite …

Is Marble Hygienic For Your Kitchen Floor?

When you’re either building or renovating a kitchen you need to take extra care in checking that the materials that you are using for your surfaces are hygienic. Because you prepare food in the kitchen, it can be very easy to get sick if germs accumulate on these surfaces, which then accidentally get into your food. This is the reason why it’s always important to thoroughly clean your cooking utensils and wipe down all surfaces after you’ve had a meal.

Now, some materials fare better than others in the kitchen. For instance, an unfinished concrete floor is likely to catch all …

Why the Type of Natural stone or Marble Matters

There’s something to be said for interior and exterior decorators – they really know what’s good! Because unlike many of us, they have a keen eye for how different aesthetic elements will work together, how they fit together and enhance one another. But that’s not to say that we can’t get better at developing this keen sense ourselves.

We can work hard to find the best type of stone or marble for our homes and projects. With a bit of time, and a bit of patience, we can choose the marble type that’s going to make our homes look both …

Travertine Pavers Buyer’s Guide -Types, Durability, and Maintenance

Travertine is a highly durable, natural type of limestone that has long been used in construction. In fact, travertine was a primary material used to construct the Colosseum in Rome. Travertine pavers are smaller, brick-sized pieces that are cut from large travertine slabs. And today, the pavers are widely used in landscape design for patios, pool decks, retaining walls and stone pathways.

Overall, travertine is an ideal building material. It’s available in a variety of natural colour, which accentuates earthy, rustic designs. Plus, it’s highly durable compared to other outdoor paving options and requires little-to-no …

Stone Tiles – How They Can Add Class To Your Outdoor Area

Bricks are so passé! If you’re redesigning your outdoor area you want to really make it pop. If you’re stuck for flooring ideas we’re in with the top tip for making your outdoor area classy, hardwearing, and gorgeous. The verdict is in – and its stone tiles.

While you might think that stone flooring is strictly for classing up your interiors, that’s simply not the case at all. Well thought out stone exterior tiling can give your outdoor area that really European feel.

While most people chose plain old bricks or limestone tiles, marble tiles

Why Marble Is the Still Classiest Material for Home Interiors

Throughout history, marble has been used in architectural design. The Pantheon in Rome, the Taj Mahal in India, and the Acropolis in Greece were all constructed with marble, and that’s the primary reason they’re all still standing hundreds of years after being built.

So why has marble been one of the world’s most sought-after building materials? For one, marble is a highly durable stone. It’s derived from limestone or dolomite, and that’s subjected to high levels of heat and pressure when buried in the earth. This causes the rock to transform into marble.

Yet, beyond its strength, marble is prised for its …

How You Can Have Fun and Be Creative with Stone Mosaics

Stone mosaics give you the freedom to have a bit of fun with your outdoor (or indoor) tiling. Rather than simple, boring, usual stone tiles, mosaics can really stand out and make areas look more interesting. If you have a bit of a creative bent, or you’d like to freshen up your outdoor area with something a little different, why not see if one of these ideas might be for you?

 
Making your own mosaic pathway
Do you have some boring old brick or concrete pathways leading through your front or back yard? You might like to think about doing a feature …