Travertine tiling is a popular choice for those who are looking for natural stone flooring options. Travertine tiles are known for their durability and aesthetic appearance. Travertine is essentially a type of limestone, which is formed when certain minerals are dissolved by groundwater.
This process gives the stone a unique and beautiful appearance.
Water and Moisture Resistant
Travertine tiles are highly resistant to moisture and water, this helps prevent mold and mildew in areas where the tiles are installed. This makes the tiles particularly appropriate for kitchens and bathrooms where the floor is often damp.
Travertine tiles offer you timeless appeal and beauty, combined with a traditional and authentic look. It is believed that the stone dates back to Roman times, they have a unique classic yet weathered appearance.
Easy to Cut and Shape
These tiles can work well in virtually any room, small or large, square or uneven. This is because travertine tiles are easy to shape and cut.
Range of Finishes and Colours
Travertine tiles also come in a wide variety of colours which can suit a range of interior design options. You are able to choose from tan, brown, beige, white, gold or rusty, red tones. Travertine tiles are also available in a range of finishes such as polished, textures, brushed, tumbled or honed. Each colour and finish offers unique appeal.
Similar to most natural stone flooring options, travertine tiling is extremely durable, even under heavy foot traffic. The hardness of this stone is similar to marble. Travertine tiles also handle temperature changes very well, unlike a lot of tiling options. This means travertine tiles are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.