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How durable are travertine tiles?

How long will Travertine Tiles last? 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 […]

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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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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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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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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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So you would like to know where travertine comes from?

12 Magnificent views of Travertine Terraces from around the world    Posted by Annie at Stone & Slate Discounts PL Travertine terraces are some of the most bizarre-looking geological formations on Earth. The rock that makes up these unique formations is a type of limestone commonly deposited by mineral springs through a process of rapid […]

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What is the price of Travertrine Tiles and Pavers?

What is the price of Travertrine Tiles and Pavers? Travertine is an expensive stone due to its timeless and classic, due to its growing popularity we recently started                   stocking Travertine Tiles Price $49m² and Pavers Price $69m². We directly import Travertine from Turkey, to bring you […]

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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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TIPS ON HOW TO INSTALL TRAVERTINE TILES

TIPS ON HOW TO INSTALL TRAVERTINE TILES   Travertine tile is a classic choice for floors and walls, both indoors and out. It’s versatile and timeless in its beauty and sure to transform any space you install it in. In this article, we’re going to share 6 high level tips to keep in mind before […]

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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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