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Formed of compressed layers of sediments formed under the ocean, slate tile countertops strike a balance of being both the functional workhorse and the eye-catching centerpiece of modern-day kitchens and bathrooms. Slate’s tough composition makes it resistant to fading, scratches, and even chemicals. While it needs to be sealed regularly, slate tiles last virtually forever with little maintenance. The vibrant colors and texture makes slate tile an outstanding interior flooring alternative. With over 25 color options to choose from, slate tile can make a perfect addition to any room — even those in colder climates.
While slate kitchen countertops’ subtle coloration shifts may be less bold than marble or granite, they offer a distinct, nearly minimalist appearance that makes it easy to achieve dramatic uniformity. Appealing shades of charcoal, gray, pewter, brown, and black are hallmarks of slate tile kitchen countertops — but highlights of green, blue, and red may also be present.
However, unlike marble or granite, slate is nonporous. This means it’s exceptionally low-maintenance as far as cleaning and upkeep go, and it doesn’t tend to harbor bacteria — key considerations when you’re thinking about materials ideal for your kitchen. Since it won’t absorb liquids, you won’t have to worry about staining from food or household cleaning products. Additionally, its durability will stand up to the accidental drops, bumps, and clangs — slate doesn’t easily chip or scratch, and it stands its own against heat.
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Slate absorbs minimal moisture — an undoubtedly advantageous attribute for bathrooms. Aside from its unique properties that render slate tile countertops up to the task for your bathroom, they effortlessly showcase an earthy, natural aesthetic that enhances various ambiances. If you are fond of the idea of your bathroom countertop complementing your space instead of snagging the spotlight, slate tile is the perfect candidate!
If you’re curious as to how slate tile bathroom countertops will look before having them installed, we invite you to use our Bathroom Visualizer tool to get a first-hand look at your revamped space from the comfort of your own home.
The first step in having your new Silestone countertop light up your kitchen or bathroom is to choose the ideal starting material. Our team is ready and willing to help! Our specialists procure an extensive assortment of beautiful Silestone countertop slabs, each with its own tantalizing flair. From the bold and eclectic to the subdued and minimal, our diverse color and style selection has something perfect for your space. We carry several quartz slabs for you to choose from, including Miami Vena, Stellar Snow, Eternal Bella, Stellar Night, and many more!
While slate tile countertops are suitable for those looking for a more subdued addition to their space, our selection goes far beyond being a uniform, off-the-shelf lineup. Our procurement specialists source countless slate slabs, each one with a one-of-a-kind flair. When you partner with Colonial Marble & Granite for slate tile countertop installation services, we’ll be able to help you customize your slate tile to make your space like no other!
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For more information about our slate tile countertop installers, reach out to Colonial Marble & Granite today or visit our showroom today!