Month: February 2014

Natural Stone Cleaning Project

This project consisted of cleaning three different surfaces including honed travertine floors, tile and grout, and exterior tumbled travertine flooring. The honed travertine floor was extremely soiled and lightly coated with a gloss acrylic coating. Heavy streaking and other evidence was evident, but the homeowner insisted that they had been there since the installers sealed… Read more »

Great Tips on Travertine Shower Care

When caring for your travertine shower it is important to remember a few simple rules. Water is the enemy of travertine, especially polished travertine. Water carries soap and other particulates into the stone and dries leaving them behind to become soap scum. The resulting moisture left behind by water can allow mold and mildew to grow on the surface… Read more »