The Advantages of Travertine Flooring

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Travertine is a material used in flooring that is made of natural stone. It is a type of limestone that occurs when groundwater dissolves minerals and then gets pushed up through the ground. There are many reasons travertine is a great option for flooring and it comes in a variety of colors to suit any homeowner.

1. Cost

Other types of stone such as marble can be very expensive, however, travertine tends to be less pricey. Despite the fact that it is less expensive it is still a beautiful natural stone option. Travertine is incredibly attractive while being affordable making it one of the best types of stone on the market.

2. Beauty

Travertine FlooringTravertine has a beautiful aesthetic look that is associated with natural stone. It comes in many colors such as tan, rust, browns and beiges. All the colors available are equally beautiful and popular. Travertine and natural stone are very popular in kitchens and bathrooms and are considered a classic look, therefore it is not likely that it will fall out of style.

3. Versatility

Because of the variety of colors that travertine comes in and the fact that it has such a classic look, travertine can go in any room and be used for multiple purposes. Travertine tile makes for a beautiful flooring, as well as tiles for the shower. Travertine can be used to make a slab countertop or even a tile countertop. It is very trendy to have travertine tiles as a backsplash in the kitchen as well. Travertine can go anywhere and do anything.

4. Upkeep

Travertine is low maintenance and durable unlike other types of natural stone. While travertine is porous like other types of natural stone, it is stronger and can handle higher temperatures. Travertine can handle a lot of pressure and excessive use making it the perfect type of flooring for a high traffic area is like a kitchen.

If something does happen to your travertine flooring, call The Grout Specialist. They are experts when it comes to travertine repair as well as any grout needs that travertine tiles have. Call them at (720) 517-8041 to get your travertine looked after.

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