Marble flooring cost per sq ft in India Vary from 150/sqft with installation to the extent which type of marble you want to use for your flooring work.
Marble flooring installation method
The stone shall be of specified quality, hard, sound, and homogeneous in texture, free from cracks, weathering and flaws.
All stones shall match each other All edges shall be true, square and free from chippings, the surface shall be level, smooth and machine cut and rubbed.
The bed concrete base shall be cleaned and marked with the layout by chalk exactly as per the size and pattern of the flooring. The marble slab shall be placed over bed of dry sand in required level to check up and decide on the cutting etc. as may be required including matching the grain / streaks.
The stone slab to be cleaned of dust or powder sticking fully in advance, wetted at the time of laying. The stones shall be appropriately marked for fine cutting as the case may be and kept aside.
The dry sand shall then be removed and the floor concrete base be cleaned of the sand and dust etc and wetted with water with small quantity of grey cement.
The stones shall be laid on a cement mortar bedding of 40mm thick 1:4 (1 cement : 4 sand) with white cement slurry of honey like consistency @ 4.4 Kg per SqM with minimum possible joint width in line level and slope as specified / directed. Care should be taken to match the corners and the sides are stuck with white cement while laying individual slabs to ensure no hollow or cavity is left under any stone or part thereof.
The joints shall then be cleaned with coir brush and grouted with white cement slurry. The stone work to be cured for 7 days. The surface is polished with polishing machine as per the procedure of mopping the floor.
The corners shall be finished with square cut groove by diagonally cutting the edges at the junction in part of the thickness and adjusting as well as the projecting exposed edges shall be rounded off (moulded) polished smooth as per architectural details.
Flooring to be machine polished and cement slurry shall be applied after each grinding.
Marble flooring cost per sq ft in India
Marble flooring cost per sq ft , Comprise of two things –
First Marble flooring material cost per sq ft in india
Marble flooring material cost per sq ft vary from 27/sqft (1×1 size) to the premium quality.
Labour Rate of Marble flooring cost per sq ft in india
Labour Rate of Marble flooring per sq ft in India contains two first part include installation of the marble stones that vary from 14/sqft – 25 /sqft for normal marble (can cost premium marble like Italian marble) and polishing of Marble that cost from 6/sqft-10/sqft.
Measurement of Marble flooring
Marble flooring is measured in SqM.