What are Travertine natural stone tiles?

by | Sep 9, 2022 | natural stones

Travertine natural stone tiles are frequently used for both flooring and backsplash and are available in different styles to suit your needs and liking.

  1. Tumbled: Tumbled Travertine natural stone tiles are made to look aged and rustic, perfect for individuals looking to create a classic home/office look.
  2.  Honed: Hone Travertine natural stone tiles are a combination of both matte and glossy to create a balanced and subtle polished look.
  3. Brushed: Brushed Travertine natural stone tiles have a matte finish due to the type of brush used to create the look (wire brush treatment)
  4. Polished: Polished Travertine natural stone tiles provide a glossy finish. Perfect for a refined and sophisticated style

What are the Pros and Cons of Travertine tiles?

As Travertine tiles come in a wide variety of texture styles and colour palettes for homeowners to choose from, these tiles would be able to provide you with the perfect Singapore home/office look of your dreams. If you are seriously considering using Travertine natural stone tiles, here are some of the pros and cons to help you make your final decision.

Benefits of Travertine natural stone tiles

  • Design: Travertine natural stone tiles create a classical look for home/office space
  • Temperature: Travertine natural stone tiles tend to stay cool. Therefore, these tiles are ideal for the hot and humid weather faced in Singapore.
  • Value: Due to the beauty that Travertine natural stone tiles bring about, they can increase the value of your property
  • Durability: With proper maintenance, Travertine natural stone tiles can hold up against heavy-duty usage (However, that does not mean that they are not prone to wear and tear after a long time)

Drawbacks of Travertine natural stone tiles

  • Maintenance: To protect these stone tiles against the moisture due to the humid nature of Singapore, they must be sealed during installation and re-sealed every three to five years

How to effectively clean Travertine natural stone tiles?

Since Travertine natural stone tiles have porous openings that absorb moisture, it can damage the floor over time if the tiles are not being maintained correctly, especially in Singapore, where the atmosphere is humid throughout. Therefore, to effectively maintain these tiles, a non-abrasive cleaning solution should be used to mop them.If you are looking for a durable material that elevates both the beauty and, most importantly, the financial worth of your property, let the experts at Stoneworks help you with your renovation and create the home/office of your desire. With many choices for you to choose from, let us help you make the right decisions based on your preference, lifestyle needs and budget. Contact us at https://stoneworks.com.sg/contact-us/ or +65 6684 8696 for more information.

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