What Is a Sandstone Tile?

Sandstone tiles are crafted from sturdy rock that is formed by sediment build-up over thousands of years. For a natural rock, sandstone is relatively soft and easy to shape. This, coupled with its durable and versatile nature, makes sandstone ideal for tiles. We recommend having your sandstone tiles sealed occasionally to prevent moisture damage.

What Are Sandstone Tiles Best Used For? 

Sandstone tiles are great for flooring and walls, kitchen backsplashes, or fireplace surrounds. Because of the porous nature of the stone, we wouldn’t recommend it for use in a shower room or bathroom. Sandstone tiles come in a wide variety of finishes and colors, with natural cleft-face styles available that blend highly pigmented color with a rough, hewn exterior ideal for cladding or exterior use.

Which Finishes Are Available for Sandstone Tiles?

Stone & Tile Shoppe stocks sandstone tiles in a variety of different finishes to suit your design aesthetic, including:

  • Honed: A silky smooth honed finish is created by grinding down the stone to remove its top layer, revealing a satin, matte finish. Honed tiles are slip resistant and durable enough for kitchen and bathroom flooring
  • Natural cleft face: A natural cleft face occurs when the stone is split into shape, creating a rough and uneven finish with unique pits, bumps, and grooves. This finish is ideal for driveways and backyards due to its texture and slip resistance
  • Chiseled: Relatively flat and with a riven surface, chiseled tiles have horizontal grooves across the stone for a beautifully textured and rugged look. The rough surface has good slip resistance and durability while providing a great design feature for your accent walls and backsplashes
  • Polished: A high-shine finish that is perfect for adding interest to kitchen splashbacks, fireplaces, and wall features.

How Do I Choose the Right Sandstone Tile for My Project?

Available in a huge variety of colors, textures, and finishes, sandstone tiles are a versatile and durable choice that blends beautifully with many home design applications. If you aren’t sure which tile is right for your project, give our experts a call and we’ll be happy to help. Call us on 877-426-1500 or email sales@stoneandtileshoppe.com.
1 We place your order directly with the manufacturer (at whichever location you prefer) using our wholesale account so you get fantastic pricing!
2 We put your name as the pickup person and email you as soon as your order is ready to be picked up.
3 Upon arrival at the store, give your order number and pick up your order hassle free - everything will already be paid for!

What if the warehouse closest to you doesn’t have the item you have selected in stock?

They can usually bring it in within a few days. In that case we always find out the exact timeline and email you to confirm if that is okay. If that doesn’t work for you then you will get a 100% refund. If it does, we proceed and email you when it is ready for pickup.



Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any pickup questions toll free at
1-877-426-1500 or email us at sales@stoneandtileshoppe.com