Travertine kitchen worktop. Is it worth it?

Travertine, a decorative wall coating plaster is most frequently found in a white colour, yet, the existing impurities make this stone look yellowish or brownish. However, is travertine a suitable material for producing worktops? Travertine for kitchen worktops is a perfect alternative to marble or granite. Due to its classic and original appearance and to its high resistance, travertine has become a popular finishing material for kitchens and bathrooms .

What is travertine?
It is a popular decorative stone used in the construction industry and in interior decorating. It is characterised by a unique and distinctive structure, which substantially distinguishes it from granite, marble or any other popular stones. 
Travertine kitchen worktops
Like many other stones, before being used as a worktop, travertine undergoes a thorough specialist treatment. Slabs made of this stone are mostly sliced along, owing to which, we can produce a distinctive,layered structure. Most importantly, travertine is both durable and resistant to scratching. Due to these properties, a travertine kitchen worktop is not a one-off fad, which can be easily damaged but it can last for years.
Travertine kitchen worktops - the advantages 
· as travertine kitchen worktops are resistant to high temperatures, even very hot pots will not damage them
· they are resistant to UV radiation
· they are resistant to water steam
· they are resistant to different types of detergents
· they are resistant to scratching, denting and abrasion
Travertine kitchen worktops are products of high quality, resistant to external factors, easy to be mounted. At the same time, they combine a wide variety of designs and absolute aesthetics.

How to look after a travertine kitchen worktop? 
If we want to maintain a travertine kitchen worktop in a good condition, we have to take into consideration its physical and chemical properties. Ideally, it should be cleaned with tap water. More persistent stains have to be treated with specialist products dedicated to cleaning natural stones. It is worth remembering that chemical products containing acids, vinegar, nail polish remover etc.have to be avoided. As travertine kitchen worktops are practical and functional products, purchasing them for the kitchen use is well worth considering.

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Marble vs granite. Comparison.

Both these types of stone are extremely popular in the construction sector and – needless to say – they are both beautiful. Anyone dreaming of an elegant interior finishing in a natural style has a tough decision to take. Therefore, we are lending you a helping hand and providing you with a short guidebook, which will show differences between marble and granite. We will take a closer look at their chemical composition, their durability and appearance. Enjoy your reading.

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Marble vs granite. Comparison.

Stone samples, in other words: how to select your stone smartly?

Stone is a natural material, which despite changing trends, holds a solid position in diverse arrangements styles. It is mainly used to make countertops, sills, stairs and flooring. How to pick out the stone appropriately to match specific interiors. You will soon find out in the following article.

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Natural stone in our interiors.

Since time immemorial, natural stone has added elegance to every interior. Stone, a timeless classic, which will never go out of fashion. Stylish effect and high quality of stone enhance prestige in every space providing its owners with a touch of luxury. Staying in interiors embellished with natural stone enables you to enjoy not only its beauty but also its functionality, highest quality and easy maintenance.

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