Good Questions: Experience with Honed Marble Floors?

Good Questions: Experience with Honed Marble Floors?

Aaron Able
Apr 28, 2009

Hello, Apartment Therapy. I am going to be upgrading the tragic bathroom of my prewar 1-bedroom, and I've fallen in love with the gorgeous carrera marble hexagon tiles that Anna of Door 16 used in her bath. I've found the tile in a honed finish and my sample is even more beautiful than I dreamed — but I'm worried about upkeep. Everyone talks about how high-maintenance marble counters are — are floors even worse? And can I use a colored grout to try to avoid the grout-cleaning trauma that so many people with hexagon floors have? I'd really like to hear from people with honed marble floors to know how much heartbreak I'll go through if I do this. Thanks!

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Does anyone have experience with honed marble tile flooring?

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