Travertine is one of the popular natural stones and it is at the top of the trend list since it has been introduced. It is very easy and simple to clean. It is necessary to learn how to care and maintain travertine properly used by designers. It has a beautiful range of colors and textures can make a great compliment to any home decor. Traditional interior applications include tile flooring, shower, backsplashes, countertops, vanity tops, and table tops. While natural travertine does not need an extra amount of maintenance, inappropriate care can result in doing damage, dulling of the polished surface and ugly etching. Because of the rough texture that tumbled travertine stones represents, this finish is the most forgiving. In the case of polished and honed travertine, the damage is normally unchangeable without the assistance of a professional stone cleaning company.
In order to save time and money, it is best to prevent stains, etching and other issues from occurring at the beginning with simple proper cleaning methods.
Travertine is a calcareous stone. When you are planning to clean such types of stones it is extremely vital to use cleaning solutions that are pH neutral or balanced. This means avoid cleaners that are acidic, such as vinegar, lemon, and orange cleaning products. The acids in these cleaners will damage the surface of travertine tile flooring, backsplashers, showers, and will also infiltrate the porous surface of the stone causing it to etch and dull. Also, avoid harsh or abrasive chemicals such as bleach and ammonia which are hazardous to your health and also seep into the pores of the travertine causing more damage.
TIP FOR TRAVERTINE TILE IN THE SHOWER
Travertine tile is also a popular choice for a shower, as we said before it is easy to clean and maintain but it does have some additional care guidelines to prolong. Use a stone-safe shower cleaning product regular to eliminate water deposits and soap scum. To eliminate mildews, apply a solution of one part of a water and one part of a laundry bleach then allow it to sit for 15 minutes before gently scrubbing with a non-scratch granite cleaning pad. To reduce mildew, squeegee the stone after showering to remove excess water and allow the stone to dry completely. Travertine tile in the shower to eliminate excess water and allow the stone brilliant and reduce mildew and water stain.
If you are not confident and need some professional help call us. Five Star Carpet and Tile Care are always ready to help you. We provide professional stone cleaning and we can also restore your investment in natural stone. We have experience of more than 12 years in professional stone cleaning. We provide professional stone cleaning in Cathedral City and nearby areas.
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