How do I paint bathroom travertine tiles?

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  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Oct 24, 2019
    Oh, please don't. You'll ruin the value of the tile. Plus Travertine is the Swiss cheese of tile, lots if holes and trevesses. I just don't think it would look good either. If inside shower area it will peel. You can't fill in holes with plaster because not water proof.

  • Clare Clare on Oct 24, 2019

    Okay. Thank you.

  • BetsyRambo BetsyRambo on Oct 24, 2019

    OMG. No! Decorate around them to highlight them!

  • Jewellmartin Jewellmartin on Oct 24, 2019
    Sorry to copy Kelli, but don’t. You can clean the tile with a cup filled half way with vinegar, and the other half with baking soda. It will foam, then settle down. Use a sponge to clean the tile with the solution, scrubbing when necessary, rinsing when finished. You could seal the tiles, or recaulk any missing caulk or grout. Paint won’t replace rock, which is what travertine, marble, and ceramics are. Best wishes, Jewell