travertine for shower versus porcelain tile
mgangnes
October 28, 2013 in Design Dilemma
We are using tumbled travertine around tub. The shower and toilet are in separate room. I am fine with sealing it twice a year but should i worry about it staining.
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Marble is porous. More of an issue with floors, likely, in areas where moisture is a common occurance. If you can find a ceramic tile that meets your aesthetic (matching patterns and colors) and non-slip reqs., that would be my suggestion for material use in this area. Happy Houzzing.
October 28, 2013 at 6:40AM     
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Glass is also a great non-porous alternative.
October 30, 2013 at 3:06AM   
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Use a proper sealer. Travertine makes such a gorgeous shower.... and timeless. I hate ceramic even though some looks pretty good, why not get the real thing? *Ask you tile man what he'd rather work with... ceramic is hell on tile saw blades.
October 30, 2013 at 3:47AM     
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