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Travertine pool Before Grouting

Travertine Pool Surround Ready for Grouting

Travertine Pool Surround

This Travertine pool surround project is ready for grouting, look at all the straight lines, stone pavers precisely laid by professional landscapers.

Nowadays a lot of people try to find possibilities of doing the job themselves to save the laying cost. You can even find a lot of instructional and DIY videos on line.

However if you want your landscaping project or swimming pool nicely done, it is essential to look for a good landscaper or tradesman who really know how to lay natural stone pavers.

Traverine Pool Suround Pavers

Travertine Pavers for Outdoor Landscaping in Ringwood Homes

Travertine Pavers for Outdoor Landscaping

Travertine pavers for outdoor landscaping projects such as driveway, patio and pool coping tiles.

Travertine 30mm pavers: This Travertine is unfilled and tumbled, unfilled meaning the small holes present in the stone haven’t been filled with cement, tumbled meaning put in the machine with small stones which gives the stone an antiqued look and softening of the edges giving a natural appearance.
This stone is hard and dense, some types of Travertine has a lot of soft spots in them, so it’s a good idea to see the stock prior to purchase, to be sure it is a hard and dense stone. This particular Travertine is 30mm thick which is quite suitable for driveways as well as swimming pool coping tiles.

As shown in the photo is Travertine pavers for pool coping tiles and surrounding tiles in a Ringwood home, at the time of photo taken still under construction.

For more information visit Edwards Slate & Stone.

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Travertine Pavers home Camberwell

Travertine Pavers and Tiles for Camberwell Home

Travertine Pavers and Tiles for Camberwell Home in Melbourne

Travertine pavers and tiles, this Travertine tile portray a stately and dignified appearance which compliments the character of all well established Camberwell home.

for more information visit Edwards Slate & Stone.

Uses of Travertine

Travertine is often used as a building material. The Romans mined deposits of travertine for building temples, aqueducts, monuments, bath complexes, and amphitheaters such as the Colosseum,[16] the largest building in the world constructed mostly of travertine.

Other notable buildings using travertine extensively include the Sacré-Cœur Basilica in Paris, the 20th-century Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, and Shell-Haus in Berlin. The travertine used in the Getty Center and Shell-Haus constructions was imported from Tivoli and Guidonia.[17]

Travertine is one of several natural stones that are used for paving patios and garden paths. It is sometimes known as travertine limestone or travertine marble; these are the same stone, although travertine is classified properly as a type of limestone, not marble. The stone is characterised by pitted holes and troughs in its surface. Although these troughs occur naturally, they suggest signs of considerable wear and tear over time. It can also be polished to a smooth, shiny finish, and comes in a variety of colors from grey to coral-red. Travertine is most commonly available in tile sizes for floor installations.

Travertine is one of the most frequently used stones in modern architecture. It is commonly used for façades, wall cladding, and flooring. The lobby walls of the modernist Willis Tower (1970) (formerly Sears Tower) in Chicago are made of travertine.[18] Architect Welton Becket frequently incorporated travertine into many of his projects. The first floor of the Becket-designed UCLA Medical Center has thick travertine walls. Architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe used travertine in several of his major works, including the Toronto-Dominion Centre, S.R. Crown Hall and the Farnsworth House.

Ref: Wikipedia