Travertine is a dense form of material (usually limestone) that is found in banded layers. The word travertine comes from Roman word Tivoli. Tivoli is a place in Italy where there are large deposits of this material. The natural travertine is used for wall and floor tiles and can be used in kitchen and bathrooms. Cast Concrete Travertine can be used as outdoor travertine tiles that include walking area and patios. Sealing is recommended as it makes it suitable to use on countertops in kitchen.
Whenever you would like to create a modern and distinctive look your first choices should be travertine tiles. These tiles provide modern and luxury looks to your home. You can provide your home a luxurious look at lower cost.
One of widely used travertine tile is Silver Travertine. Silver Travertine is extremely popular in terms of durability and maintenance. They usually come in two finishes:
- Honed and Filled
- Honed and Unfilled
Honed surface is also known as semi-polished surface. In this its edges are ripped by machines to give it a chiseled look. It can be slippery when wet. During the purchase, just be sure enough to check the sample first. In this way you will be able to get a hint about the material of the tiles that are suitable for your area. You can easily visit the showroom that can provide you with the sample. You can also see the actual color of the tiles.
These tiles can be used in various ways and places that include floors, walls and bathrooms. There are many other sorts of tiles available that includes textured surfaces. Good quality of premium Travertine requires minimum polishing. They also comes in vein cuts. These vein cuts are done along the bedding planes of the tiles.
Sydney tiles gallery in Australia are known for providing best Silver Travertine pavers and tiles in Sydney. With wide range of tiles you can easily get the quality product you want. Here you can easily get tiles at affordable rates.