Stone floor instead of carpet

Stone carpet, an alternative to traditional floors, is gaining more and more popularity on the Polish market. Characterized by durability and a unique visual effect, it is used both inside and outside buildings, especially on terraces and balconies.

The stone carpet consists of fine granite, marble or quartzite pebbles that are bonded together using epoxy (inside) or polyurethane (outside) resin. This innovative material is frost-resistant and non-slip, which allows it to be used in various conditions.

Characteristics of the stone “carpet”

The advantages of a stone floor are numerous. A large selection of aggregate colors allows you to match the floor to the environment and individual customer preferences. The stone carpet is resistant to UV radiation, temperature fluctuations and humidity. In addition, thanks to the lack of joints, it reduces the risk of cracks. High resistance to various substances, such as grease or grease, allows easy removal of possible dirt from the surface.

However, like any material, stone carpet also has its drawbacks. The main ones include the higher price of both materials and labour. In the case of self-laying the floor, it is necessary to apply the mass quickly and precisely, which thickens quite quickly.

Where to use a stone floor?

A stone rug will work in any place where the floor is exposed to heavy wear. It is especially suitable for terraces, balconies, stairs, wet rooms or underfloor heating. It can also be an attractive fireplace surround.


The price of a stone floor depends on the type of material. Precious stones, such as marble, are definitely more expensive. The amounts range from PLN 200 to PLN 350 per m2, taking into account all the necessary materials. The cost of labor is an additional PLN 100/m2.

Preparation and process of laying the floor

stone floor

Preparing and laying a stone floor requires precision and patience. The process includes preparing the substrate, applying waterproofing, laying formwork, mixing aggregate and resin, laying the floor, applying an additional layer of waterproofing and drying. The substrate should be dry, clean, hard and rough. After thorough cleaning and dusting, apply a layer of primer and wait 48 hours. Waterproofing is essential, especially outdoors and in rooms with high humidity. Two layers of liquid resin membrane is usually sufficient. Then, to facilitate the precise laying of the stone carpet, the shuttering profiles are placed on the ground.

The aggregate is mixed with the resin, usually in the ratio of 20 kg of aggregate to 1 kg of resin. At low loads, the amount of resin can be reduced to 3%, while at high loads – slightly increased. The floor is laid in layers, spreading the mixture of aggregate and resin with a putty knife until an even and smooth surface is obtained. At the end, an additional layer of resin is applied, which increases water resistance and fills any gaps. It is important that the laid stone carpet is dried for about 24 hours, but it does not get full hardness until about 7 days. During this time, it should not be overexploited.


An alternative and aesthetic choice, a stone carpet is not only attractive in appearance, but above all durability and resistance to a number of external factors. Despite the higher price, more and more people choose this solution, appreciating its extraordinary aesthetics and practicality.

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