Travertine Stone Flooring – Pros and Cons

Travertine is a form of limestone formed near mineral spring deposits. Usually available in tile form, it is available in a variety of earthy shades. As is the case with natural stones, it calls for regular maintenance.

Professional installation and maintenance with the help of cleaning and sealing Cheshire professionals can help ensure this earthy beauty enlivens the interiors of your home like none other.

 

Travertine Stone Flooring – Pros and Cons

Travertine is a form of limestone formed near mineral spring deposits. Usually available in tile form, it is available in a variety of earthy shades. As is the case with natural stones, it calls for regular maintenance.

Professional installation and maintenance with the help of cleaning and sealing Cheshire professionals can help ensure this earthy beauty enlivens the interiors of your home like none other.

Benefits of Travertine Flooring

  • Travertine is one of the oldest flooring materials that exist. The swirling patterns, the mild tones, and the captive energy make it a stylish option.
  • It is an amazing combination of the powers of natural stone combined with the subtle, subdued shades it comes in.
  • Travertine is a highly durable material. They can take up hard beating and won’t even show up scratches, chips or even cracks. Natural finish travertine is more durable than glossy finish.
  • It will last a lifetime and beyond. Although regular maintenance and Travertine stone tile restoration will be necessary, the stone has in it to last for years and years. This translates into massive savings on replacement.
  • After a period of time, due to usage, there’s a weathered, which is usually considered highly attractive. However, if you don’t like this effect, you can hire a cleaning and sealing Cheshireservice to seal it up.
  • Travertine is a natural product, quite literally, nature’s product. It is biodegradable and completely recyclable too. You could reuse old travertine tiles in new installations. And if you really want to dispose of it, it will seamlessly absorb in the environment. It is truly a natural and eco friendly product.
  • As it is sold in tile form, you can easily remove damaged tiles and replace them with new tiles. So when buying travertine floors, be sure to buy extra tiles which may come really handy in the future.

Disadvantages of Travertine

  1. Travertine tiles have small pores, which allow liquids and staining agents to seep in if spilled on. Periodic maintenance is crucial to fix this problem. If you don’t want to do it yourself, hire a cleaning and sealing Cheshire service to do it for you.
  2. Travertine is a heavy flooring material making installation a tedious and challenging task.
  3. Although travertine falls in the mid range of natural stone options, it is a tad expensive when compared to other flooring options.

Contact Us

At Just Clean Stone & Tile Care, we offer professional travertine tile restoration services. Whether you want us to clean a single room or your entire home, consider it done.

Contact us today for a no obligation quote.

Call 01925 967 607 now for a free demonstration.