The Natural Appeal of Travertine
Travertine, The less Dense stone Of the three most popular Natural Stones Today (travertine, marble and granite) Popular on Many homes and commercial buildings
Popular for it`s elegant look and intricate patterns.
The following are the four most common processes and services recommended to maintain travertine:
Travertine restoration, travertine resurfacing or travertine diamond sanding (removing stain, etching and scratches): This process is needed when the surface has developed holes, scratches, etches or stains due to high traffic areas lack of maintenance or just simple every day accidents acidic liquids organic substances such as bananas oils or plants will eventually show deterioration on the stone this process will renew the areas of concern .
Travertine Cleaning, polishing and sealing. (Bringing back shine): This process is recommended when there are no etches scratches or stains present , the process is considerably more cost efficient due to the less labor intensity than the previous process what this process will do is sanitize the stone, even out the luster of the stone by re-polishing, and protecting as well, by resealing the entire area.
Travertine cleaning and sealing (maintaining and sanitizing): The least costly of the three due to the least labor intensiveness, this process is recommended as a preventive measure and when the floor does not present much wear and tear, when the main concerns is sanitizing and maybe a scratch here and there, as well as protecting the stone by resealing.
Filling crack and holes with epoxy (color matching): Epoxy is the standard material used in our industry to fill holes and cracks on natural stone. if you notice carefully you will see that on your travertine there are little specks of synthetic material which blends in with the stone to cover holes or cracks that were formed naturally on your travertine those holes and cracks tend to come undone from time to time. in which case. we match the color , apply the solution and polish the area to blend with the stone.
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Our technician Staff Is highly skilled on different techniques of travertine resurfacing: Travertine restoration or resurfacing requires focus and detail our highly skilled technician will know the exact amount of pressure to apply, diamond grits to use, and amount of sealer applications in order to bring out the absolute best out of your stone.
Tips on how to maintain Travertine polished: Regular maintenance on travertine is fairly simple the most effective way is to simply clean with a damp wet towel, then immediately dry with a clean dry cloth. When Good Resurfacing With An Even Shine has been acquired, very little needs to be done to maintain the stone Looking Radiant.
Beware of Acidic liquids they tend to be the most common substances damaging the shine on travertine, even a couple of minutes will make a difference on the shine.