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Chemically Damaged Travertine

  • Travertine Shower Before
    The damage to the travertine is obvious in this image we took before we did any work.
  • Travertine Shower After
    After honing and other travertine restoration processes, this shower looked brand new again.


This shower in Escondido had been damaged by CLR, a type of cleaner that is not safe for stone. Many homeowners do not realize that most bathroom cleaners will damage their stone.


We were able to save the shower by resurfacing the stone and polishing it. We also applied a color enhancer to darken the stone. The homeowner was very happy that there was a solution other than a costly replacement.

To learn more about travertine restoration, watch our Travertine Repair and Restoration video and visit our Travertine Services page.

Are you in the San Diego area? Do you have travertine that needs professional cleaning or restoration? Contact us online or give us a call at (619) 231-7752 or (760) 788-9400.