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Stone floors are natural, beautiful, and always stylish. The naturally cool, hard surface is ideal for warm climates and does not harbor dust or allergens. Learn more about specific types of natural stone products below.


Granite is a light-colored igneous rock with grains that are large enough to be visible with the naked eye. Popular for it’s natural exposures, granite is formed from the slow crystallization of magma below Earth’s surfaces. Granite is sturdy and hard enough to resist most abrasions, making the stone incredibly desirable. Most of the granite dimension stone produced in the United States come from high quality deposits in five states: Massachusetts, Georgia, New Hampshire, South Dakota, and Idaho.

Here at Maryland Carpet and Tile, we offer a vast selection of granite that is suitable for both your residential and commercial needs. Rough-cut and polished, granite is commonly used in buildings, bridges, paving, monuments, and many other exterior projects. Granite is also very popular for indoor uses, such as countertops, flooring, and stair treads.


Being a sedimentary rock, limestone is composed of mostly calcium carbonate in the form of the mineral calcite. Limestone tile is perfect for those who desire natural stone for their flooring. Exuding a luxurious look, limestone is mostly popular with designers and architects. Limestone is naturally porous, rugged, and durable. This is a great selection for both indoors and exterior facades. Maryland Carpet and Tile carries only high quality limestone tiles from reputable vendors that we have exclusively worked with for years.


Marble is a metamorphic rock that is highly popular with many architects, designers, and homeowners. Marble is perhaps one of the most luxurious natural stones. With natural veining and interlocking calcite crystals, marble offers an exotic look that is sure to impress. Marble is commonly used in areas that have a desire for a formal look, however can be essentially used anywhere. Many use marble as their flooring, counter-tops, back-splashes, vanities, bathroom walls, foyers, and feature walls.

Marble is not only limited for residential uses, but highly popular in commercial areas. Many monuments, sculptures, and office buildings used marble to achieve their desired look. Being a very luxurious stone, marble requires special care and maintenance, coating with a sealant occasionally is recommended. Here at Maryland Carpet and Tile we offer an array of marble that come in various colors and designs.


Like Marble, slate is a metamorphic rock. However, slate is created by the alteration of shale or mudstone. Slate is composed predominately of clay minerals or micas that undergo metamorphism. Slate is a popular option for both indoor and outdoor spaces. Commonly used in the foyer, kitchen, walls, back-splash, or fireplace hearths, slate can also be used for outdoor patios or decks. Slate is low-maintenance and a great option to stay within budget means.