How to Seal Travertine Tile Step One: Remove Any Wax Coating Travertine may come with a wax coating on the surface. If your tiles are sealed with wax, the first step is to remove the wax with a specialized wax remover. Make sure you select a non-acidic solution, as travertine is . . . Read more
Many homeowners wonder whether they should start with the cabinets or floors. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of either order.
Travertine in the Bathroom In recent years, more and more homeowners have taken a liking to natural stone and are using it for as many applications as possible. This is particularly true in bathrooms where natural stone can be used for flooring, along with other applications such as wall mosaics, . . . Read more
Travertine is a natural stone tile, imported from many countries all over the world. Installing travertine is much like installing any other tile, though it is important to practice care. The installation steps include: preparation, laying the tile, and grouting it to keep it all together. Travertine can be installed . . . Read more
Installing a stone floor can be a lofty undertaking, regardless of whether you’re doing it on your own or you’re going to hire out the project. There are certain things to think about before deciding that installing a travertine floor on your own is your best option. In all instances, . . . Read more
Travertine tile will add a lifetime of beauty to your home, but only if it’s properly cared for. Before deciding that travertine stone is the best option for your home, it’s important to understand what’s involved in the cleaning and maintenance of travertine. You wouldn’t purchase a car without learning . . . Read more
Sometimes, no matter how careful a person is to care for their travertine tile, the tile sustains damage and must be repaired or replaced. Loose or damaged tile is most often the result of issues with the subflooring or improper installation. Though it is not the easiest or most pleasant . . . Read more