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Use Travertine Wall Tiles for Your Kitchen Backsplash

by admin on November 25, 2010

Are you having trouble redecorating your rustic themed kitchen? Do you want to make them look posh, elegant and tasteful without breaking the bank? If you do then you should take a good look on using travertine wall tiles for a kitchen backsplash. These products can compliment rustic kitchens or those with natural wood and stone in them. The key to renovating a room without spending too much is not to hammer down everything. All you need may just be some nice new travertine tiles to give you the look you desire.

If you are thinking of having travertine wall tiles installed in your kitchen then pick the larger 6 inch cuts. They can give your room a more solid stone feel. The best thing about them? They are quite affordable because they will only cost you 5 USD per feet. This is not much because you’ll just need only a few as they are just for backsplash. If you are picking out the tiles yourself, please do make sure that they are sealed really well. travertine stones are a quite porous so you don’t want it sucking water. Having the tiles sealed well will save you money because you won’t need to replace them.

If you really want to save money, you can even cut and seal the travertine tiles yourself. You can buy a sealant at online sites like Amazon. A good brand to try would be StoneTech’s bulletproof Stone Sealer that’s priced around 50 USD. This is enough to cover 400 sq. ft. the sealant lasts for around 5 years and can be used on grout.

When picking the stones to start the project, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with your options. They have travertine tiles in colors of soft beige, creamy white and accents like white, pinks and reds. Try to be a bit creative with the designs you’ll use. Don’t be afraid to add color to your room! Enjoy!

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