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Polished Travertine Countertop

KaimukiMan | | Apr 14, 2009 06:59 PM

I know there was a long thread about the best kitchen counter material (a couple of them I believe) but I don't think travertine was discussed.

A friend is installing a countertop in the bar in his family room. Another friend of his told him that a polished travertine counter would look great (there are other travertine accents in the room). My feeling is that it would look great for the first year, but I am worried about staining, even if he keeps up a regimen of applying sealer. Travertine is such a porous material, I just can't see it being suitable for this kind of application.

If anyone has any experience I would appreciate hearing about it.

thanks!

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