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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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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 TRAVERTINE TILES AND PAVERS OVER AN EXISTING CONCRETE SLAB

What you will need to lay your travertine pavers   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 […]

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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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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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Travertine tiles for bathroom walls and floors

Travertine Tiles For Bathroom If you are looking for ideas for bathroom decoration, you are at the right place. If you are tired of the same look, it is time for a change! If you want to renovate your bathroom decor, you options are endless. You can do a complete renovation or you can take […]

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Travertine floor tiles for indoor use

Travertine Tiles for Indoor Use If you started to research about redecorating your home you must have come across stone tiles. This beautiful option could be recommended by contractors or designers too. Travertine tiles give warm and welcoming atmosphere to the places that are used. Using travertine or natural stone may be something different for […]

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Cleaning travertine Tiles & Pavers DO’S and DON’TS

Cleaning Travertine Tiles: Do’s & Don’ts Use the following Do’s and Don’ts to learn how to clean travertine, help you avoid bad habits and establish a safe method for travertine maintenance.   Blot up spills immediately. As noted above, travertine tile is much more sensitive than granite to acidic substances like wine, coffee, fruit juices, tomato sauce, […]

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How to seal and protect your travertine tiles

How To Seal Travertine Tiles One of the most durable floors that can be installed in a home is travertine. Travertine tile not only offers some texture to a room and tones of stone that create a nice visual appeal, but it is also remarkably easy to install and maintain it. This is especially true […]

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The installation of Travertine tiles transform this small townhouse backyard

Natural Stone Pavers Transform this Townhouse Backyard Townhouse Backyard Design taken to a new level with Travertine Pavers When we think of landscape design, we often think of a large green canvas that extends for acres, assuming it´s necessary for creative inspiration. Well, here at StoneHardscapes, we´d have to respectfully disagree. Our company´s philosophy states that […]

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Travertine Tiles for Pools

When choosing your Travertine coping whether it be for a pool, step or any form of capping you will need to ensure if this area is outdoors or not under cover and you have used honed and filled Travertine it will become slippery when wet. We stock unfilled, tumbled and brushed for pool coping or any […]

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Your questions answered regarding PRICE, INSTALLATION, SEALING, TYPES, COST of TRAVERTINE

Our Travertine tiles and pavers have been specifically selected from Turkey to meet the industry recognised Australian standards for travertine to be installed both commercially or in a residential situation.

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The French Pattern in Travertine

The French Pattern, also known as the Versailles Pattern, provides one of the most distinct floor looks. It is among the most popular stone flooring styles used for both indoor and outdoor flooring. Reminiscent of a stone floor from the historic European palaces, a French pattern floor looks very elegant and impressive, specially with Travertine […]

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Cleaning and Sealing of Travertine Tiles

Sealing Travertine You rarely have to seal polished travertine, but it would be a great idea to test your travertine tiles before deciding whether or not you need to use a sealer. Try dropping a few drops of water on any hidden areas, let the water stand for approximately 5-10 minutes and blot dry. If […]

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TRAVERTINE – Durability, Sealing, Installation, Made Of, Price all of these Questions answered

TRAVERTINE – Durability, Sealing, Installation, Made Of, Price all of these Questions answered   Are you intrigued with Travertine and its timeless natural beauty? Would you like to learn more? Here are the answers to all of your questions. 1. Travertine is a type of limestone that forms in hot mineral springs around the world. […]

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