Slate quarries: the heart of Italian production in Val Fontanabuona

The slate quarries of Val Fontanabuona traditionally represent the heart of slate production in Italy and the actual framework in which Map Slate company operates every day: this unique and particular material is still excavated in the quarries by hand.

The goal of Map Slate is to propose to its vast and demanding customers only the best specimens of a versatile and durable material such as slate. The inner properties of this type of stone make it easy to use for different home applications and uses, starting from floor covering, roofs and interior surfaces, as well as exterior.

Slate slabs extracted from quarries, which can be obtained and treated with different techniques and which are the most important part of the Map Slate catalog, are distinguished by:
  • The obvious solidity;
  • Their extraordinary resistance over time;
Waterproof nature makes the stone perfectly fit to cover external spaces of various types, such as courtyards, verandas, sills and facades.

With great courtesy and timeliness, Map Slate's staff is always ready to provide every customer with all the assistance they may need, providing personalized suggestions and advice for each case.

Map Slate slate slabs can, in fact, be worked and tailor-made to create practical and versatile solutions to be used on more than one occasion: from bathroom furnishing and cladding to kitchen-slatted sink, from the roof to the staircase to the outside entrance.

Every product in the Map Slate catalog can say that it is up to high standards of quality; if you would like more detailed information, do not hesitate to contact the company staff through the numbers available in the site's contact section .

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