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Travertine is a natural stone that has been in use for centuries. From the ancient Greeks and Romans through to the present day, this material has found favor. It has been employed both indoors and outdoors. Today, you can find homes with travertine walls as well as a solid travertine deck for the pool.
The most popular sizes for indoor Travertine Tiles are French Pattern, 12×12, 16X16 and 18×18. Larger sizes such as 24×24 travertine tiles are also gaining popularity among American Homes. Some homeowners even use travertine tiles for pool decks in order to cut down on the material cost, since tiles are usually cheaper than pavers.
Travertine Remodeling Copings can be placed on top of existing pool copings opposed to having to remove your current pool copings while remodeling your pool. Using remodeling pool copings can be more cost effective during your pool remodeling process but the drawback is that you can only remodel once. Should you decide to remodel again, obviously you’d have to remove the existing remodeling copings. In other words, you can not place a remodeling coping on top of another remodeling coping.
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.
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.
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.
As with any purchase, there are key factors to consider when purchasing Travertine and Marble Tiles or Pavers for your project. Here in our Learning Resources Center we offer some of these factors to consider when making your decision.In addition, at Travertine Warehouse we employ a highly trained and qualified staff of Natural Stone Specialists equipped to assist you throughout the decision making process.