Why Travertine Is Ideal for Pool Decks and Driveways

Pool decks and driveways are commonly high traffic areas, So Safety along with aesthetics is a priority. Investing in travertine pavers will ensure a driveway and a pool deck that will last for generations while increasing the safety in your property. Travertine is a natural stone and it comes in chiseled edge and tumbled edge finishes that can provide an opulent and elegant look to your outdoor spaces. A tumbled edge travertine paver will look terrific on your driveway or pool deck, and its slightly textured surface will provide some grip to reduce the chances of falling and slipping, especially when it is wet.

Travertine pavers with a tumbled edge finish are usually preferred for outdoor applications that aim for a classic and sophisticated look. Their faded colors and rounded edges add to their appeal; if you want to improve their hue, a stone enhancer usually does the trick. They go with almost any décor or exterior design, too, making them a versatile choice for both contemporary and traditional homes.

Brushed and chiseled edge travertine pavers are another alternative if you are aiming for a rustic and old world look. Their rough edges are reminiscent of the material used in European Renaissance castles and lavish palaces. The unfilled and chiseled surface can match any outdoor exterior design or as a means to compliment or contrast an existing paver in a different material.

The benefits of travertine for driveways and pool decks are not merely limit to their beauty and sophistication. Travertine’s porous surface does not easily absorb heat (unlike other decking materials). Hence, your pool decks and driveways can remain cooler than their surroundings, especially on a hot day. This way, you can walk comfortably and spend more time relaxing in your deck, and let your kids play on your driveway.

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