Travertine is a type of natural stone formed in hot springs by the precipitation of calcium carbonate. The most prominent feature of the travertine stone is the holes within the stone which are formed by the CO2 bubbles in the hot mixture as it is settled. Interestingly, travertine stone has been used for centuries in constructing ancient buildings such as Colosseum in Rome. Nowadays, this popular tiling and flooring natural stone is popular among Australian homeowners and builders alike.
The popular travertine tiles and travertine pavers come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. The terms travertine tiles and pavers are used interchangeably. The only difference is that tiles are usually used for indoor flooring, however, pavers for outdoor flooring to allow natural setting of the pavers on sand and gravel.
Travertine is versatile and has recently become more popular because of its unique textures and durability. The most popular use of the travertine tiles and pavers is for the outdoor areas. But people use travertine pool coping tiles more these days because of the bright colours and durability of the stone. Additionally, it is quite popular as pool pavers, garden flooring, patios, wall cladding, fireplaces, stairs, feature walls, and other outdoor paving. Similarly, travertine tiles can also add a beautiful charm to indoor floor tiles.
Travertine stone tiles come in several colours and tones. You will be awestruck by the perfect look and beauty of the travertine tile alternatives when you see them. The options are endless, but we have gold, cream/beige, grey, black and silver-coloured tiles available in our store.
There are different types of styles and finishes available for travertine such as polished, honed (smooth matte finish), brushed (clean-cut edges) and tumbled (round edges).
Travertine paving comes in a variety of flooring patterns including French pattern travertine tiles, regular travertine pavers and pool coping travertine tiles.
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