Can anyone advise on the use of travertine tiles on a shower floor and wall - are they okay or a bad idea because of their porosity (I understand they require sealing). Is the ongoing maintenance a pain in the butt and expensive?
You're totally correct, travertine tiles are porous, however, they are extremely durable and a beautiful asset in any home.
And yes, travertine tiles require regular cleaning as this stone has tiny craters that collect dust and dirt. That is why we recommend using a pH neutral cleaner.
To keep travertine tiles in top condition consider the following:
Once a fortnight:
Once a Year:
Tips & Tricks:
The ongoing maintenance isn't overly expensive as it can all be done using producsts from your local homeware store. However if you want the help of trained professionals Megasealed have bathroom tiling solutions including natural stone cleaning. Get a free quote today or call us on 1300 658 007.
Natural Travetine and natural stone, require sealing prior to tiler laying, to keep grout from travetine.. Cheaper travetine have a great deal of " filling " the tiler needs to select the tiles to use, can be a lot of waste....
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