Why use natural slate with varying thicknesses, sharp edges, and the need to seal when this Rustic, Riven Multicolour Slate Effect porcelain tile looks so realistic. New cutting edge manufacturing techniques allow varied designs on each tile giving you a floor that looks like natural stone without any of the associated maintenance issues. The contrasting various tones and patterns perfectly emulate those found in real slate, a riven textured finish completes the illusion of real natural stone. This durable porcelain floor tile is ideal for both larger areas and smaller ones alike and is a great tile to use with underfloor heating. Unlike real slate, the Rustic Slate Effect Riven Multicolour Porcelain Floor Tile is easy to keep clean and the porcelain construction makes for a durable surface suitable for any installation in the home. A sample can be ordered for a next day delivery to experience the realistic slate finish that this tile brings to the project.