You should not polish a stone or terrazzo floor with a smooth texture - it will be dangerously slippery.
All the floors were of terrazzo tile capable of being washed.
It has a dado and terrazzo paving similar to the water-closet turret, and is warmed by a radiator.
Terrazzo marble in Venetian mosaic is used for the floors of the entrance hall and corridors, and the steps of the staircase.
Flooring materials tend to be tiles made from ceramics or terracotta, wide wooden planks, travertine, terrazzo, or marble with decorative inlays.