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    Pros and cons of travertine tiles


    Hi. My wife and I are considering having new tiles installed in our bathroom. We’ve looked at quite a few options and want to know what the pros and cons are of travertine tiles? Are they a good option?

    Asked by Adam on 13th Jan 2022
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    Best Fix Tiling

    "Hi. Travertine is a lovely tile to look at but needs more TLC than a non-porous tile. They need to be sealed with a special sealant I’d recommend once a year. It is also going to cost you a lot more in labour costs as they need to be Machine cut and sealed twice once before grouting once after! Hope this helps"

    Answered on 13th Jan 2022 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Seb Tiling

    Travertine is very soft but heavy stone tile.
    It is easy to take care of so it is easy to clean. There is no pros and cons of the product as its stone the only difference it makes with normal tile is that is thicker and more expensive plus for us tilers it is bit more difficult to lay these as whoever does it need to know how to work with travertine"

    Answered on 13th Jan 2022 - Member since Sep 2020 - report

    Stylish but dignified, Durable and Adds real estate value

    Expensive, Requires periodic sealing and Cold and slippery underfoot"

    Answered on 14th Jan 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report

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