What finish is applied to Travertine Products?

What finish is applied to Travertine Products? Travertine products usually have the following finishes: Tumbled, Honed, Brushed, Filled, Filled & Honed, Chiseled, Bush Hammered, Polished Chiseled Travertine refers to the edges while all the other finishes refer to the actual surface. Combinations are also possible such as Chiseled & Honed, Chiseled & Brushed or Honed & Filled & Chiseled.

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Premium Travertine and Marble Imported Directly from Turkey

Where Does My Travertine/Marble Come From?   Most of the Travertine found in the USA comes directly  from Turkey in form of containers. There are many ocean freight services which transport this material across the Atlantic Ocean. It takes approx. 6 weeks to arrive from Turkey. About 95% of the Travertine containers arrive at the Port of Tampa. Next, they are distributed from the port to several different warehouses and wholesalers via freight forwarders.

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Add Timeless Durability to Your Luxury Homes with Premium Travertine Flooring

Travertine is a natural stone like Marble, Granite, Onyx, Limestone, Slate etc. The key differences between Travertine and other natural stones stems from the way they are formed.  The stone themselves have very different properties such as the hardness of the stone and the appearance. Travertine is formed in hot springs and/or limestone caves. It is formed by the precipitation of calcium carbonate.  In other words, a chemical soup very high in concentration of calcium carbonate precipitates off the liquid and the remaining chemical soup hardens and is compressed into the travertine stone we have today.  Kind of like a natural concrete in that you have a soupy mixture that hardens. Travertine is not the same as Marble, Granite or Limestone which falls in the metamorphic rock category. Key characteristics of Travertine stone are the holes within...

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Travertine Warehouse Learning Resources

Our Natural Stone Learning Resources Center provides the information you need to select the right natural stone for your project. At Travertine Warehouse, we employ highly-trained Natural Stone Specialists equipped to assist you through the entire decision-making process and educate you on any of our products. Natural Stone Helpful Links: Essential Steps to Select Premium Quality Natural Stone for Any Project Choose the Best Paver Layout for Luxury Patios Using Premium Travertine, Marble, or Limestone  Premium Travertine and Marble Imported Directly from Turkey Add Character to Your Space with the Unique Color Variance in Natural Stone Travertine Resources: Benefits of Installing Premium Travertine Pavers on Your Property  Add Timeless Beauty to Your Property with French Pattern Travertine Imported From Turkey Enhance the Beauty of Your Home with Premium Travertine Flooring Upgrade to a Luxury Driveway with...

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Freight & Shipping Methods

Travertine Warehouse Freight & Shipping 101

Travertine Warehouse works with a network of vetted established major logistic companies, experts in shipping Natural Stone throughout the U.S. as well as multiple International Logistic leaders shipping our products throughout the world. There are numerous options relative to your order to accommodate your preferred shipping method, and some of the different shipping methods are outlined below. Residential Delivery with lift gate service Business to business LTL Box truck Designated Box/Flatbed Truck Once the proper shipping method for your order is determined, the carrier information will be provided to you. Delivery/Receiving Carrier will contact you at delivery time to schedule a delivery appointment. Customers are responsible for providing accurate contact information. If the carrier can’t get the customer, the customer may have to pay additional storage/shipping/warehouse charges. Once the delivery appointment is established by the carrier, the below steps...

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Add Character to Your Space with Unique Color Variances in Natural Stone

One of the things that surprises a lot of people is that natural stone can have a wide variance in color. This is true for the tones that are more vibrant and rich, the softer tones that lean closer to white like Ivory are less likely to have noticeable variation. Yet no two tiles or pavers are exactly alike. Some colors like Leonardo can have a wide variance from white to charcoal with lots of reds and creams streaking throughout the stone are extraordinarily beautiful and although the colors are the same the pattern is far from it. These stones are created by nature laying down layer upon layer of different materials. The material for travertine is calcium carbonate. In hot springs it precipitates and over millennia form into the stone we have today. There are a number...

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