Your Guide to Natural Stone...
YOUR GUIDE TO
Known for its versatility and durability, Slate is a
popular choice for both indoor and outdoor use.
When used inside the home, Slate brings an element
of outdoor beauty to any room with its naturally-
formed layers and textures.
Its density means it has an incredibly low water
absorption rate, making it the perfect choice for
bathrooms, kitchens and patios.
In this guide you’ll ﬁnd everything you need to
prepare, ﬁx, ﬁnish and maintain your Slate ﬂoor for
years to come.
Use naturally coloured
modular slate to create
an eye-catching ﬂoor
with rustic charm
Slate Sheera Multi Colour Modular
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NATURALLY WATER RESISTANT
Slate has a water absorption rate of less than
0.4%, making it an ideal Your Guide to Natural Stone... SLATE
YOUR GUIDE TO SLATE Known for its versatility and
BRING THE OUTDOORS IN Installing a slate ﬂoor in
SLATE ESSENTIALS PREPARE The secret to a long
WATERPROOFING In wet areas it is advisable to pro
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TRIMS Whether you just use trims to create neat c
SLATE ESSENTIALS FINISH After ﬁtting, time needs
PROTECT Once you have cleaned your Slate tiles, i
SLATE ESSENTIALS MAINTAIN Caring for your Slat
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