Badgers Cleaning Services are experts in hard floor cleaning and restoration across Devon, Somerset and Cornwall. Both Limestone and Travertine Flooring is very ornate especially when cleaned and impregnated. The hardness of natural stone tiles does vary. Making some of the ‘softer’ stone such as limestone tiles unsuitable suitable for very heavy traffic floor areas due to the ease they can be damaged. Which is why the use of an expert like Badgers Cleaning Services cleaning and restoration covering Devon, Somerset and Cornwall can be important. Maintaining the shine of your Limestone and Travertine floor and can add protection that will make the appearance of your marble floors last for years longer.

What is Limestone and Travertine

Limestone and Travertine are both formed by the settling of plants, seashells, sand, animal fossils and mud on the sea beds. In fact, with both of these types of stone you see often see actually imbed fossils. With Marble is created from the sedimentary stone Limestone or Travertine.

Travertine is a soft, porous limestone rock. It looks great when used for flooring and providing good care is taken it can stands the test of time. Usually Travertine has holes across its surface area, which sometimes may be filled with a type of resin. This can make it difficult to distinguish from limestone which has a naturally smoother surface. Like Marble, Limestone and Travertine are generally used for floors, walls, worktops or outside as cladding or pavement tiles. Unfilled travertine is also quite distinctive and beautiful, and is often seen as decorative flooring.