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Marble Tile Maintenance

Deciding that marble, with its classic good looks, is right for your home is the easy part. Figuring out the size, color, shape, and finish you need may entail a little more hand-wringing. Visit a home center and speak with a specialist, who will walk you through the selection process. For instance, if you're looking to use the natural material on a floor or in a tight space (like a backsplash), tiles may be the ideal option. Slabs, for their part, look best on large, surfaces like shower walls and counters. But before you commit to buying the stone, "make sure you're the type who can live with patina,"  The material's porous nature makes it prone to etching and staining....

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What does Thickness of Mother of Pearl Tile means?

  Each mother of pearl tile is naturally 2mm. The major difference in mother of pearl tiles is the quality of the shell.  Another very important difference is the variety of different thicknesses of the tile. You can find mother of pearl tiles which are 2mm thick or 8mm thick. It’s logical to assume that because the thicker tiles are also more expensive, that they will be better quality and last longer. But in fact, that’s not actually the case. What a thicker mother of pearl tile has is a ceramic backing. The actual mother of pearl content on that tile is the same as the 2mm version.

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