Luxury stone countertops and backsplashes

Travertine FAQ

What are the benefits of travertine?

Travertine has been synonymous with luxury for centuries. This natural stone countertops are durable and can be used indoors and outdoors. Travertine is naturally heat and moisture resistant. Travertine can be used as countertops or backsplashes.

What care and maintenance is required?

As a natural stone, travertine is porous and thus requires sealing to minimize staining. Like all natural stones such as granite, you should avoid harsh chemical cleansers and use a specialty cleaning product or water and mild soap.

What warranty comes with your travertine countertops?

We are so confident in our products and processes that all countertops supplied and installed by United Stoneworks come with a Lifetime Warranty.

What are the disadvantages of travertine?

Travertine is highly reactive to acidic spills and can stain easily. Travertine is slippery when wet and need to be properly sealed and polished. 

What colors does travertine come in?

Most people are drawn to Travertine for it’s timeless rugged old-world look and soft natural colors. Travertine comes in ivory, golden honey shades, muted greens and reds and deep brown shades. See our suppliers websites for their limestone color samples below:

Who are your travertine suppliers?

We work locally with the best Albuquerque, New Mexico countertop suppliers for travertine and other luxury countertop materials. You can view travertine in person at: Arizona Tile and Granite Granite. We also supply travertine from The Stone Collection.

What other materials have the travertine look?

If you want a similar travertine look but are want a countertop material that is less maintenance check out our porcelain countertops.

Is travertine the best material for your countertop or backsplash?

  • Our expert design team at United Stoneworks is here to walk you through the benefits, disadvantages, care & maintenance, and costs of travertine countertops and backsplashes.