mrsbrite
December 11, 2011 in Photo Questions
I really like the subway travertine tile backsplash. Is that what it is? Does "sealing" a rough service truly allow it to be cleaned? The kitchen can be greasy place even in places not behind the stove. ( Maybe the stone behind the stove and the travertine could be reversed to allow for easier cleaning)
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Amy The Hun
Hello! Yes this looks like subway style travertine. The other by the stove called split faced stone tile. I have travertine backsplash and floors. Have to seal it before and after grouting. The regular travertine is easy to clean with the sealer on. Use a stain resistant grout. I was considering the split face also in my kitchen, but we really like to cook home made spagetti sauce :D
Probably the split face would of not stayed so pretty very long. :D
The split face tile will not need grouting. I would still seal it once or twice.
Hope this helps.
December 11, 2011 at 5:46PM   
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mrsbrite
Yes, especially the remark about the spaghetti sauce :0).
December 11, 2011 at 5:51PM   
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June 29, 2012 at 9:22AM     
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mayarod
what is the backsplash name/color?
April 1, 2014 at 6:54PM   
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