posted on Dec, 19 2014 @ 06:23 PM
originally posted by: fictitious
a reply to: luthier
I'm not sure if it was presealed. I was told that I can seal it if I wanted to in a few days. Wanted to was the key word. I was told I don't have
Travertine can sometimes be presealed. However its very porous. It absorbs color and grout and absolutely needs sealing especially in a bathroom. It
doesnt need an enhancer if you want it flat but it will grow mold and collect dirt. It has no glaze like ceramic tile and trust me needs to be sealed.
Look at a cut off piece next to one that has been grouted chances are they are different colors now.
I hate shoddy work. In fact it drove me out of remodeling other peoples homes. I hated dealing with subs and customers who only cared about cheapest
Seriously get a well respected tile guy to come in and inspect the damages if you feel shafted.