Travertine Greenville is an excellent choice if you are remodeling your home. It has been used in homes since ancient times and is still popular today for the beauty it adds to a house.
Travertine Greenville is a type of limestone and is formed near springs. As with any natural stone product, it allows you to bring the beauty of nature into your home. It has a soft, delicate look and texture and comes in beautiful natural tones. Because it is a natural stone that is mined from the earth no two pieces are alike, each one has its own unique beauty and characteristics.
Granite is a harder stone than travertine Greenville and for that reason is a more practical choice for countertops. Travertine Greenville is softer than granite and can be scratched and marred. For that reason, it is a better choice for the backsplash than the actual countertop itself in a kitchen application. If you want to use if for a countertop it is more practical to use it in a bath where it will receive more gentle use. You also need to keep in mind that is can be harmed by acids such as lemon and vinegar or those in cleaning products. They will leave a spot that cannot be removed or can etch or mar the surface.
There are different finishes available for travertine Greenville. Depending on the hardness, some can be given a polished finish. However, many feel that its beauty is best enhanced by a honed finish. This kind of finish is not reflective and has a matt appearance. This type of finish will also tend to hide any wear that the stone receives better than a polished finish.
Travertine Greenville can be a beautiful, long lasting addition to your remodeling project. Call the professionals at Granite Countertops Unlimited today to see their selection.