What should you seal your travertine with?
A product called enrich and seal. my husband is a tile contractor and that is what he uses. We also used it in our own home. Once a year is sufficient.
It depends on the type of tile you have. If the tile is unglazed and porous (as mostly all travertine is) then you will need to seal the tile before you grout it so that the grout does not soak into the tile and cause it to become dull. Follow the manufacturers recommendation for the tile that you have.
Travertine is an earlier form of marble. It takes thousands of years for travertine to turn into marble. Being said that they are almost the same, we should distinguish them in the ways they are different: -Travertine is porous, marble is dense, which makes travertine an ideal product for outdoors such as pool decks and patios and marble ideal for indoors. Here are some samples of travertine pavers and marble tiles: http://travertinemart.com/Pavers.php
Yes, travertine is heat resistant, especially travertine pavers, meaning it won't burn your feet in hot summer days. If you choose to go with a very dark color of travertine paver you may feel some heat on your feet. For more benefits of travertine pavers visit: http://travertinemart.com/why_stone_pavers_.html
Best quality travertine is mainly found in Turkey and Italy. Where Italy is more focused on travertine tile and produces better quality products, Turkey produces the best quality travertine pavers in the world. You can find these products in the marketplace. Italian travertine tiles have been popular for years and is readily available in the North American market. Turkish travertine pavers have been in the market for over 5 years and it is the best…