With more homeowners choosing green living, the demand for eco-friendly home building materials is at an all-time high and travertine products are leading the way in terms of environment-friendly flooring options. Thanks to its naturally durable composition, fewer chemicals and treatments are needed (if any) when the material is processed. In addition to this, the stone has many natural properties that make it an incredible choice for home tiling.
Travertine ensures excellent heat conduction. The natural fissures and indentations in the stone allow heat to pass through efficiently, along with its unique grooves and openings. As such, it is considered the best choice of material for under-floor heating. A porous sedimentary stone, travertine has natural veins and fissures formed through the natural processes of hot springs, ground waters, and carbonate materials, which the stone is constantly subject to during its formation.
Travertine is placed under extreme pressure for prolonged periods and this natural process helps it achieve incredible hardness, fit for flooring and paving applications. Left untouched for several more years, travertine becomes marble, which is an even harder stone that is also popularly used in many home building and decorative applications.
Travertine, marble, and other limestone derivatives are all highly sustainable stone products that make them an ideal option for home flooring. Manufacturers would usually cut slabs of the material into thin tiles and thicker pavers and apply various types of finishing touches to help bring out its natural beauty and add protection to the finished product.
Unlike other flooring materials, travertine stone is also believed to improve home air quality as it prevents the absorption of chemicals (such as from cleaning materials), bad odors, and gasses. It also repels dust and dirt, which makes maintenance a lot easier. This is especially true when the material has been properly sealed.
Travertine Warehouse came into inception in 2003 with the goal of catering the US market with premium quality travertine tiles and stone products at factory direct prices