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The Pros and Cons of Natural Stone Restoration

Updated: Oct 26, 2021

Travertine is a highly alluring form of limestone. Its attractive earth-tone colors and marble-like fibrous texture make it a popular choice for flooring materials. Previously, much of the travertine used in artwork and architecture came from the Italian mountains, but today Turkey, Mexico, Peru, and Iran have become the largest exporters of travertine tiles. This natural stone comes in various earth tone colors like brown, beige hues, tans, rust, etc., and usually, they are sold in tile form. Travertine is a highly durable stone and easy to care for compared to the other types of natural stone. Homeowners can also hire an expert travertine tile cleaner in Brentwood to take utmost care of their floor and maintain its longevity and luster. Before investing in travertine tiles, it is essential to know that they are not suitable for all locations, but a properly installed, regularly sealed, and cared for travertine floor can definitely add a unique blend of mountain-born magnificence to your interior space. Travertine flooring options have both pros & cons, and, in this post, we will highlight both of them so you can make a fully educated decision while choosing the best flooring material for your home.


Pros

  • As already mentioned above, travertine stones come in a full spectrum of stunning colors and different patterns. You can bring in the timeless beauty of travertine stone by investing in it and give your home a luxurious and elegant makeover. But please remember that, like any other things on earth, dust and dirt can also make your travertine floors look dull over time. Therefore, you must opt for travertine floor restoration in Pasadena or other cities at least once in the 3 to 5 years.

  • The cost of the flooring material is a significant factor that often influences the buying decision of homeowners. Travertine pavers can be expensive than cultured marble, but it has a lower price than natural marble. If you are only looking for natural stone for your floor, then travertine can be a more cost-effective option for you than marble. Both these natural stones are equally durable. So, you will not be jeopardizing the durability of the floor if you choose travertine over marble.

  • Travertine tiles are easy to cut and shape. It allows stone installation companies to fill the entire floor appropriately, even the tiny and weirdly shaped spaces.

Cons

  • Travertine tiles are very porous and have several holes in them. These holes may show signs of wear and tear in the horizon of time.

  • Travertine floors are susceptible to etching and staining. You will need dedicated products for sealing and cleaning travertine surfaces. We recommend clean spills as soon as they happen as it is the best method to prevent staining on travertine floors. Many companies offer services like travertine floor polish in Rolling Hills and other cities. You can take their help to maintain your travertine floor's brilliant shine.

  • Travertine's sensitivity towards acid is considered its another downside. Since travertine is made of calcium carbonate, it can negatively react even in contact with acidic foods. We strongly recommend avoiding travertine tiles for kitchen countertops.

Finally, we will conclude that the beauty and durability of travertine tiles make them a perfect option for floors. You can also consider hiring us for floor travertine restoration in Torrance or other cities if you choose this natural stone as your flooring material. We, Titans Natural Stone Restoration, are a leading company restoring and polishing natural stones for years.

Our services are accessible across Rolling Hills Estate, San Fernando Valley, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Playa Del Rey, Playa Vista, Manhattan Beach, Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Estates, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Monrovia, Arcadia, Sierra Madre, Torrance, Temple City, Altadena, Marina Del Rey, San Dimas, Laguna Beach, Rancho Santa Margarita, Chino, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, San Marino, Redondo Beach, Malibu, Century City, Pasadena, Los Alamitos, Corona, Corona Del Mar, Irvine, Portola Hills, Encino, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Burbank, Hollywood, North Hollywood, Downey, Garden Grove, Seal Beach, Van Nuys, South Bay, and other surrounding areas in California. Our experts make every effort to provide the best possible result. You can always count on us to bring back luster to your old travertine floors.


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