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Old 02-15-2009, 10:12 AM   #1
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Recently installed some travertine. Got it on sale for $1.99 SF...great deal.

I am in the process ofcleaning and sealing to give it a semi-wet look with dupont stone enhancer (this stuff cost more than the travertine,,,,lol).

However, I heard of a polished look....anyone done it before?

I was thinking about using a hand held buffer to clean it first (water or tile cleaner) then seal it with the stone enhancer.....then polish it with....?

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Why not just use the high gloss sealer?

http://www2.dupont.com/Stone_Tech_Pr...ng_sealer.html

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Old 02-16-2009, 10:32 AM   #3
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I am using enhancer pro. I like the look of the enhancer because it darkens the color of the travertine. I have used it on part of the house and it looks great, but I was told that if you polished the travertine, it will give it a more "industrial" professional looking floor (the finish looks more like granite or marble).

I guess I could apply your idea and use and stone enhancer first, then use the high gloss sealer as you have suggested. Thanks for the idea
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