Travertine Countertops & Backsplashes
Unique in look and texture, a travertine countertop or a travertine backsplash are popular for décor choices in Calgary and
A travertine countertop or a travertine backsplash is unique in its look and texture, making travertine a popular décor choice in Calgary and interior design internationally. Travertine countertops are often available in both crosscut and vein-cut patterns, which gives the travertine counter a singular look in either orientation. Compared to marble or granite, travertine counters are softer looking and can add brightness to your kitchen or bathroom. It is available at specialty travertine suppliers in Calgary like Stone Selection in a wide range of colours and finishes. Visit our Calgary showroom to see the latest travertine slabs.
ADVANTAGES OF TRAVERTINE FOR COUNTERS AND FEATURE WALLS
Possessing a much softer colour pallet, a travertine slab allows for many more interior design applications. At Stone Selection, Possessing a much softer colour pallet, a travertine slab allows for many more interior design applications. Stone Selection is a Calgary travertine supplier with a range of designs, such as vein-cut travertine slabs used to emphasize fireplace feature walls or travertine backsplashes that add brightness to a kitchen. You can take advantage of the linear veining within the travertine slab to create a stunning design choice. It can be used for any vertical or horizontal natural stone application, including travertine counters, travertine backsplashes, wall features, and the recently popular choice of travertine flooring. Travertine slabs are also used on exterior applications found on famous buildings such as the Getty Museum in California.
TRAVERTINE AND OTHER TYPES OF NATURAL STONE
Travertine’s rarity places it in a premium price category of natural stone surfaces. This beautiful stone is formed in the presence of sulphur springs, and these sulphur springs cause fluid-like patterns giving travertine its unique appearance. Throughout history, travertine slabs have been used as a building material — including the Coliseum in Rome. Travertine is softer than some other natural stones and has a high calcium carbonate concentration, so travertine countertops can be more sensitive to acids.
SEE TRAVERTINE IN CALGARY
Stone Selection offers one of the widest selections among any travertine supplier in Calgary, including our most popular silver travertine slabs. Visit our showroom in central Calgary to see our selection and find your new travertine backsplash, counter, feature wall or travertine flooring. Contact us to learn more about the benefits of a travertine slab in your home.