Travertine is a decorative stone that belongs to the category of porous limestone. These stones are actually left from the sediments of hot springs and the holes on the stones are caused by gases trapped in these hot waters. The variety of colors and patterns of travertine stones has made them an ideal and extensive choice for designing facades of buildings, walls and floors of swimming pools, flooring and paving stones. In addition, the porosity and quality of the stones have many variations, leaving the hands of the enthusiasts open to choose.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of travertine stone?
Although this stone was known as one of the most luxurious and expensive decorative stones until a few years ago, recently due to the increase the supply in the market and the significant reduction in price and high variety, it has found a wider place among homes and families and even as a replacement It is used for paving the floor of the yard, wall covering and flooring of ceremonial Especially since travertine stone is the best choice for environments with hot weather and its reasonable price for its long life will attract every buyer. halls and swimming pools, and even as a staircase, etc.
What is travertine stone?
In fact, it can be said that it is a stone between marble and limestone, which is abundantly found next to hot springs and especially limestone caves. The many holes in the texture of this stone, as mentioned, are caused by gases trapped in hot water and make the surface of the stone not polished and slippery, and it is a suitable option for floors in places that experience high humidity. The reason for using travertine stone in the bottom of swimming pools is exactly this. At the same time, these imperfections, in addition to being practical, have also given the stone a double beauty. The texture of travertine stone is such that its outer surface remains cool despite the high ambient temperature, and for this reason, it is considered the best choice for the floor and wall of swimming pools. In addition, its special texture and roughness also make the use of these stones in the facade of buildings or the paving of outdoor spaces to give a special antiquity and originality to the environment.