The place that it is being installed at must be secure and solid to fit perfectly. You can have it inclined or laying flat, but it must be set on a foundation that is solid. If you don’t do this, you will increase the chances of it cracking and you will have more problems after the event. Historically people have mounted slate on plywood sub-base hoping that this will eliminate the chances of it warping, but plywood has the tendency to do the same thing.

The place that it is being installed at must be secure and solid to fit perfectly. You can have it inclined or laying flat, but it must be set on a foundation that is solid. If you don’t do this, you will increase the chances of it cracking and you will have more problems after the event. Historically people have mounted slate on plywood sub-base hoping that this will eliminate the chances of it warping, but plywood has the tendency to do the same thing.

This includes Chinese slate, Indian Slate and Welsh slate. Slate is not a product made by man, so you can expect some differences in the three types of slate when it comes to height, width and depth. Because slate worktops are a environmentally green choice regardless of the type that you choose, you can expect it to last you for a very long time.

This includes Chinese slate, Indian Slate and Welsh slate. Slate is not a product made by man, so you can expect some differences in the three types of slate when it comes to height, width and depth. Because slate worktops are a environmentally green choice regardless of the type that you choose, you can expect it to last you for a very long time.

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One factor to take into consideration is if you are happy with a natural cleft to the material or if you want it to be completely flat. When anyone had seen slate tiles for example, the surface tends to contain undulations rather than being flat as per other stone materials. Natural cleft, or riven, can amount to a + or - tolerance of 7mm of the surface requirement. This can also cause problems with inset (fitted from above) sinks.

One factor to take into consideration is if you are happy with a natural cleft to the material or if you want it to be completely flat. When anyone had seen slate tiles for example, the surface tends to contain undulations rather than being flat as per other stone materials. Natural cleft, or riven, can amount to a + or - tolerance of 7mm of the surface requirement. This can also cause problems with inset (fitted from above) sinks.

The place that it is being installed at must be secure and solid to fit perfectly. You can have it inclined or laying flat, but it must be set on a foundation that is solid. If you don’t do this, you will increase the chances of it cracking and you will have more problems after the event. Historically people have mounted slate on plywood sub-base hoping that this will eliminate the chances of it warping, but plywood has the tendency to do the same thing.

The place that it is being installed at must be secure and solid to fit perfectly. You can have it inclined or laying flat, but it must be set on a foundation that is solid. If you don’t do this, you will increase the chances of it cracking and you will have more problems after the event. Historically people have mounted slate on plywood sub-base hoping that this will eliminate the chances of it warping, but plywood has the tendency to do the same thing.

Emerald Pearl from Norway is green with aqua and blue tones that perfectly compliment white and light cabinet options. Forest Green from India is green with rose and grey shades giving it a softer more subtle aura. Verde Bahia Granite, aka Uba Tuba, on the other hand, weaves together iridescent gold and copper making it a bold and brilliant addition to your choice of colour.

Emerald Pearl from Norway is green with aqua and blue tones that perfectly compliment white and light cabinet options. Forest Green from India is green with rose and grey shades giving it a softer more subtle aura. Verde Bahia Granite, aka Uba Tuba, on the other hand, weaves together iridescent gold and copper making it a bold and brilliant addition to your choice of colour.

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