How to Seal Travertine Tile Prior to Grouting?

Answer Travertine tiles are an attractive, naturally rustic material that you can install anywhere in the home. Travertine is a natural stone product similar to limestone in chemical makeup. Calcite depos... Read More »

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Do you have to seal travertine tile?

On One Hand: Accepted StandardsTravertine tiles for your home can be purchased in their natural state or with a sealant already applied (generally sold as "polished travertine"). There is no need t... Read More »

Do I have to seal Travertine tile?

There are four basic finishes of Travertine tile--polished, matte, brushed and tumbled. According to, polished Travertine is nearly stainproof and does not normally need a s... Read More »

Do you need to seal your travertine tile floor?

Answer YES natural stone is porous and will stain unless it is properly sealedAside from staining, not sealing any natural stone tile can lead to mold and mildew growth, and the porous surface wil... Read More »

Methods for Grouting Tile?

Builders and do-it-yourselfers often use granite and ceramic tile for countertops, flooring and shower surrounds. When laying tiles you must grout around the individual tiles. Grout comes in a numb... Read More »