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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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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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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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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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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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How to ensure you choose the best outdoor tiles & pavers for your paving

Planning the exterior of the house includes not only the layout of the garden, the style and the furniture. You have to make a number of decisions about which outdoor tiles to utilise as well. Outdoor Tiles & Paving stones differ in size, material, installation and maintenance and many people wonder how to choose the […]

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8 Reasons why you should install natural stone pavers and tiles

8 REASONS TO INSTALL STONE PAVERS and TILES Posted by Steph 1. Stone Pavers or Tiles increases the value of your home for resale. How much better will your home look with stone like travertine or granite vs. linoleum or laminate counters? You can easily make your kitchens and bathrooms look a thousand times better […]

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Why you should incorporate natural stone tiles and pavers in your next landscaping adventure

Buy Stone Pavers to Enhance the Beauty of Your Home Stone pavers are generally used to create walkways, patios, and landscaping features in your beautiful yard. Stone pavers are available in varied shades and materials like quarry rock, brick and blue stone. The perfect way for the homeowners to install their stone pavers is through […]

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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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