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Do I need to seal travertine tiles?

You only need to seal travertine tiles where there is a high probability of staining. Although, if you choose to you can seal all your tiles for peace of mind. A tile sealer on travertine will provide a layer that reduces the absorption of spilled substances. As a result, this will allow for more time […]

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What are travertine tiles?

Travertine tiles are a strong, versatile tile made from the travertine stone. Travertine stone is a type of limestone naturally deposited from mineral hot springs. It’s been a popular building material for thousands of years as well as a popular choice for indoor and outdoor tiling and paving. Travertine is known for being a very […]

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How durable are travertine tiles?

Travertine is a very strong, durable stone. As well as having great natural beauty, it is an excellent and practical solution for your indoor and outdoor tiles and paving. They can easily withstand heavy foot traffic. Outdoor travertine tiles are a practical solution due to their resistance to extreme weather conditions. Magnificent ancient structures made […]

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The Guide To Cleaning Travertine Tiles

Cleaning your travertine tiles is a simple task, however, don’t let this fool you – it is easy to make mistakes when caring and cleaning your tiles. Your Travertine paving can and probably will outlast everything else in your home, but there are steps you can make to ensure that they are in pristine condition. […]

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Bluestone- What Is It?

Nature always knows best. This handsomely coloured natural stone, with the engaging texture has eternal appeal. Popularity of the stone takes it way beyond a trendy fashion fad, into the realms of an all-round building classic. Some confusion reigns over what bluestone actually is. The world over, bluestone is the commercial name for a number […]

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Travertine Driveway

You’ve got a driveway to lay and you’re unsure of what size Travertine to choose? The size you choose can really make a difference in the overall style when it comes to natural stone driveways, and really any location. Your Travertine options for your driveway include a stunning intricate French Pattern with a combination of […]

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VISIT OUR TRAVERTINE TILES PAVERS WEBSITE FOR MORE PAVING IDEAS

Travertine is a natural stone with beautiful variations. Sourced from quarries around the world, travertine brings a touch of nature to your home. With a wide range of styles and colors to choose from, you can easily find the perfect match for your interior and exterior flooring needs. For more travertine products, visit our travertine […]

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HOW TO INSTALL GRANITE PAVERS

Walkways and driveways require a strong, durable material to hold up to heavy traffic without the need for frequent replacement. Natural granite pavers, available in colors ranging from grey and black to yellow and pink, provide a sturdy foundation that can last a lifetime when installed properly. Granite pavers for walkways and patios, which endure […]

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HOW TO INSTALL TRAVERTINE TILES AND PAVERS OVER AN EXISTING CONCRETE SLAB

Travertine pavers give any homeowner the opportunity to own a patio, sidewalk or driveway that looks as if it were right out of a cathedral. Travertine pavers can add value to the home by being aesthetically pleasing. If you have a concrete patio, sidewalk, driveway or walls, you can make them look much better with travertine […]

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INTERNAL FLOOR TILES WHICH ARE BEST HONED OR POLISHED TRAVERTINE?

Honed travertine tiles finish is best for travertine floors. This has a smooth, uniform surface with a matte finish. It causes less reflection of light than the polished finish and enhances indoor décor. The honed finish creates a comfortable floor surface. However, smooth honed travertine doesn’t have the glassy feel of polished travertine. This makes […]

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TRAVERTINE – TILES AND PAVERS TECHNICAL DATA AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Travertine – The basic background information When most people think of travertine they think of the Colosseum in Rome and its history of use over thousands of years, now this unique stone type has made a comeback – but what is it? Travertine Mock up How does Travertine differ from Limestone – Similar BUT different? […]

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TYPES OF STONE PAVERS AND TILES AND WHERE YOU SHOULD USE THEM

STONE PAVERS AND TILES – THE CHARACTERISTICS OF ALL TYPES AND RECOMMENDED AREAS OF INSTALLATION A beginners guide to material selection We have all been bamboozled by salespeople trying to explain the virtues of the latest product – whether it be a computer or a car. Choosing stone need not be the same experience. By […]

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TRAVERTINE COLORS AND TILE SIZES THAT ARE AVAILABLE HERE IN AUSTRALIA

The natural shades of travertine ranges from soft ivory and pale creamy white to rich golden shades of walnut and honey, silvery greens, rustic reds, and deep mocha coffee shades. Since travertine is a natural stone and the colors depend on local mineral and organic materials, the tiles are never a single solid color, although […]

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Travertine and ALL natural stone, should I seal it? – “How to series”

One of the most common questions regarding the sealing of tile, grout and natural stone is, “Do we need to seal?” The answer is that all stone and tile products –even porcelain tile –benefits from sealing. There is a broad range of elements that can penetrate or hold to the surface, including grout, dyes, polyester […]

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Installation of travertine tiles and pavers – “How to Series”

The following procedure is for the installation of Natural Stone Travertine Tile for Flooring. It may be used over any wood or cement floor that is structurally sound and dry. In new home constructions where plywood is used as a sub floor, it is suggested that an underlayment or backer board needs to be attached […]

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Cleaning and sealing your travertine tiles

Travertine can have four major finishes: polished (shiny), honed (matte), brushed and tumbled (textured surfaces). The type of finish given to the travertine will determine how shiny the surface will be. The most common finish for travertine is honed. Travertine should be sealed with a penetrating sealer such as STONE SHIELD to prevent staining and reduce […]

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French Pattern Travertine explained in images and writing

French Pattern Travertine In the world of flooring there are many choices to choose from in type, quality, and style. The style is what we will discuss here as we look at the one of the most popular styles on the planet right now in the French Pattern, Ashlar Pattern or the Four Piece Pattern. The terms […]

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Travertine Pavers – before and after images

Why choose Travertine for your Pool Paving Tiles Travertine is becoming the go to for building luxury pool paving. This new trend is due to the fact that Travertine is a natural stone with a great reputation for its durability since ancient times.  In fact it was the primary material used to build the Coliseum in […]

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travertine tiles for outdoor use

Outdoor Tiles – The Bigger The Better OR French Pattern Rules? The oversized rectangular shape provides the perfect paver to create a patio that is modern and sophisticated while blending beautifully with the natural environment.  It is ideal to use bigger stones like 610×406 our biggest size in Travertine in pool decks, patios, walkways and stepping stones. […]

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Are travertine tiles a durable flooring option?

Is Travertine Durable? Travertine was widely used for exterior decorations. Then it became one of the most popular items for indoor flooring, not only for its beauty but also for its durability. Travertine can be used for many different purposes indoor and outdoor. It is a versatile material and adapt to any place. Travertine is […]

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