A type of limestone created from high heat and pressure in natural hot springs and limestone caves, Travertine is a porous, marble-like stone that has been used for thousands of years. Formed and imported from Italy, Turkey, Mexico, and regions in the Middle East, Travertine features rich earth tones, including everything from ivory and beige to nut-brown and rust. A travertine countertop exudes old-world charm and subtle elegance in both residential and commercial spaces. Its honed surface is smooth and durable with a naturally non-slip texture making a travertine bathroom countertop a popular choice. Travertine slabs and tiles allow for various applications, including counters, showers, backsplashes, fireplace surrounds, and flooring.
Highly-durable and incredibly stain-resistant, this natural stone checks off all the boxes regarding what homeowners and commercial building managers desire for kitchens. Moreover, travertine kitchen countertops’ heavy-duty application is complemented by eye-catching artistic appeal. Often featuring unique, marble-like veining layered by a desirable finish, travertine kitchen countertops infuse a most-welcome pairing of earthly charm and sophisticated draw for every kitchen. Due to their superior endurance strength in hot and cold environments, travertine kitchen countertops will undoubtedly hold their own — and outfit your kitchen with elegance.
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Travertine is moisture and water-resistant, rendering the stone an excellent candidate for bathroom countertops. As decorative as they are functional, travertine bathroom countertops add a beautiful, delicate ambiance to your bathroom. Since they’re suitable for backsplashes and accent surfaces, as well as available in various shapes, sizes, and weights, this stone is even ideal for modest-sized bathrooms. Travertine bathroom countertops’ reflective properties naturally brighten — and visually expand — any given space.
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Just like your space, no two travertine countertop slabs are the same! Our fabricators have access to gorgeous, one-of-a-kind travertine countertop slabs ideal for your next kitchen or bathroom remodeling project. We invite you to learn more about Durango Cream Travertine — a classic beige natural stone imported from Mexico.
Wondering where to buy travertine countertops? The search is over! At Colonial Marble & Granite, our team has countless slabs ready to take your project to the next level. Our specialists are committed to offering you expert insight, end-to-end installation solutions, and utmost professionalism every step of the way.
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