Travertine pavers are the perfect material to use in outdoor applications. They feature naturally beautiful qualities that enhance the overall look and curb appeal of a real estate property. Apart from installing it on pool decks and patios, travertine pavers may also be used as flooring for driveways, walkways, and even the garage.
The versatility of travertine pavers can be stemmed from its inherent characteristics:
- Strong and durable
Travertine pavers are interestingly stronger than concrete slabs that are traditionally used in paving applications. The reason behind this is that travertine goes through years and years of intense pressure and high temperatures before they are quarried or harvested.
- Heat resistant
Travterine pavers stay cool even under intense sunlight or extremely hot temperature. This is the reason why it is the best flooring or paving material to be used for pool decks and outdoor patios. You can lounge by the pool or enjoy staying at the patio all afternoon without worrying that you may fry your feet from intense heat of the pavement you are walking on. Apart from the heat resistance property, travertine pavers is anti-reflective means that it does not affect the surrounding temperature altogether.
- Resistant to efflorescence
Its ability to resist extreme temperatures and exposure to sunlight results in its ability to retain its moisture for years or maybe for many decades to come. Travertine paving remains beautiful despite many years or abuse and high traffic.
- Natural beauty and elegance
Travertine may come in various shades, but all of them feature natural earth tones in different shades and colours. It’s a great lining for flowerbeds as it perfectly blends well with the environment.