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.

What is Travertine?
Where does the Travertine or Marble I am purchasing come from?
Are all Travertine and Marble the same?
How do I know I’m getting a quality product?
What is the advantage of buying direct from the importer?
What is the right application for my project?
What is the difference in the finishes offered?
Are there different installation methods for Travertine and Marble?
How do I install Travertine pavers?

What Travertine Floor Tile sizes are most popular in the USA?

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.

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What is a Travertine Remodeling Coping? And what sizes do we offer?

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.

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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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Learning Resource Center

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.

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