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Travertine Repair

Are you looking for the secret of how to fill holes in travertine? if so, you might be surprised to learn that it is not so difficult to accomplish when you know what to do and which product to use. In this demonstration, a tile professional shows exactly how to correct holes in travertine flooring. The product can also be used to fix cracks and chips in this beautiful natural stone.

How to Fill Holes In Travertine

Filling Holes in travertine is easy if you know what to use and how to use it. This video demonstrates what professional tile restoration companies use to repair travertine floors. The process is easy enough that home owners can fill holes in travertine tile in just a few minutes. By following the procedure shown in this video,  those unsightly “pocks” in a travertine tile gone in no time.

Tenax Travertine Filler

In the video the tile professional uses a travertine filler produced by Tenax and available at Lustro Italiano to correct the issue. For small jobs and to have on hand, you can have whichever color of travertine filler you need for your tile color. The Tenax brand comes in four colors and is available from Lustro Italiano as follows:

Tenax coloring paste adds color to travertine filler to match stone that falls outside of the normal color range. So, if you have some “blemishes” in your travertine tiles, products like the one mentioned here could be a great solution.

DIY Granite Counter Series: Volume 8

Series Conclusion and Recap

Well, after about a week of posting, reviewing, and commenting on this project, we have reached the conclusion of the series covering how to install a granite kitchen counter top. This video is basically a summary of the entire project that consists of the previous 7 videos that are listed below. Continue reading DIY Granite Counter Series: Volume 8

DIY Granite Counter Series: Volume 7

Finishing The Seams and Sealing

During the course of the project we have been viewing in this 8 part series of videos, there have been places where the granite meets the wall or other pieces of stone. These joints and seams need to be sealed up and camouflaged so that they are not noticeable. What should you use? What cautions or warnings are needed? This installment in the series answers those questions. Continue reading DIY Granite Counter Series: Volume 7

DIY Granite Counter Series: Volume 6

Granite Backsplashes to Match The Counter

In precious videos in this series covering how to install a granite counter top, you have seen a variety of tips and tricks that include cutting, salvaging material, how to handle granite and haul it in such a way that it does not get broken or cracked, finishing harsh edges made from your imperfect cuts and many other techniques. This video continues by showing how to install the backsplash and trim out existing features of the room. Continue reading DIY Granite Counter Series: Volume 6