What is Honed vs. Polished? Seems like an easy questions for most but if you're not familiar with different tile finishes than it might not be so simple. We want to help clarify that for you so you're selecting the right finish for your project. Honed and Polished are both standard finishes for tile when talking about natural stone Travertine, Marble, Granite, Limestone, or Slate.
While polling real estate agents recently on what buyers really prefer in homes there was a resounding nod towards the use of real stone such as travertine, granite, limestone, etc., over any man-made products available. “Real stone has an inherent value for resale of homes”, states Ronnie Graves of Prudential California. In fact, the #1 question that gets asked by prospective buyers during most home walkthroughs is “Are the floors and countertops real stone?”
Versailles pattern, also known as the French pattern, is currently among the most popular natural stone flooring styles used for both indoor and outdoor flooring in custom residential construction and remodels. The Versailles pattern is trademarked by a four size pattern and is offered in most natural stones including Travertine, Marble, Limestone, and Slate. Natural stone imported from all over the world can be found in this format, especially travertine tile which offers the largest selection of color variations and finishes in the Versailles pattern (French pattern).
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