Travertine Shower Pan Looked Grungy
This travertine shower pan always looked dirty, even after the San Diego homeowners cleaned it. The reason for this is that unlike tile, natural stone is prone to surface damage that can only be removed with professionally honing and cleaning. When the homeowners called us to discuss their travertine problems, we assured them that by the time we were finished, they would be completely satisfied with the appearance of their shower floor.
Honing, Cleaning, and Sealer Reapplication
First, we honed the travertine shower pan, removing scratches, dullness, and other surface damage. The homeowners requested that we not polish the stone but restore the soft matte finish. After honing, we thoroughly cleaned and sanitized the entire area, paying special attention to the grout lines. Our final step was to apply impregnating sealer to inhibit staining.
As you can see, our professional travertine restoration services made a dramatic difference for this travertine shower pan.
For more information about travertine restoration, such as etch removal, lippage removal (leveling uneven tiles), crack and chip repair, stain removal, sealing, filling naturally-occurring travertine holes, as well as honed, slightly polished, or high-gloss polished finish, watch one or more of these short videos: Floating Travertine, Travertine Strip, Hone, and Repolish, and Travertine Repair, Restoration, and Polishing or visit our Travertine Services page.