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- Gauged or Gauging
Measuring stone, cement, or other material in order to produce uniform thickness throughout the entire slab.
- Glass Mosaic Tiles
Small pieces of glass arranged and mounted on a backing in attractive patterns.
A protective coating that is fired onto a flooring surface, often colored for additional decoration.
- Glazed Tiles
Tiles that are covered with a glossy or matte glaze which also adds moisture resistance.
Firing a protective, sometimes colored, coating onto a flooring surface.
An igneous stone made of quartz, mica, and feldspar that comes from molten lava. It is extremely dense, has a glossy appearance, and may contain small amounts of other minerals.
- Granite Gneiss
A layering within stone that occurs when the rock is compressed in one direction and the crystals in the rock grow perpendicular to the direction of the pressure. This results in what appears to be bands.
A moisture-resistant panel similar to drywall.
Stone that has taken on a greenish color due to chlorite, plagioclase, actinolite, or epidote in its composition.
A creamy mixture of mortar, cement or other cementious material and water, used to fill joints and grout lines. It often has sand, gravel or other similar material added and is available in a variety of colors.
The process of filling joints with grout.
- Grouting Float
A trowel that is used to push grout firmly into joints.