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- Paper and Wire
A tile installation method which involves using wire mesh and tar paper as a backing.
Stone used as steps or for arches.
- Pin Holes/Pin Lines
Tiny holes or lines in finish caused by finish sinking into low or less dense areas, which can be corrected by applying an additional coat of finish.
- Pitch Faced Finish / Pitch Face Stone
A method of taking stone from the quarry, similar to split faced stone, only it is chiseled along a straight plane exposing the natural cleft. It has a bold, rough texture.
- Plucked Finish
A finish texture that is achieved by plucking small particles out of the surface.
A truly level surface.
- Polished Finish
A finish that has a high degree of shine or gloss and a strong reflection of light.
The amount and size of tiny holes or pores in a flooring surface.
- Pre-Grouted Tile
Tile that is pre-grouted in sheets and bonded together, usually using an elastomeric material.