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Travertine Pavers laid on reinforced concrete.
Hello everyone. I'm in NJ and have been doing a lot of travertine pavers over the past years. I am currently wet laying the travertine on 5" reinforced concrete ( 1/2 re-bar 12" on center with 12" by 3' deep concrete piers supporting the slap. Works great done many jobs not one crack in travertine. I am wondering if anyone has done this kind of install and what price are you averaging per square ?
 

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I do and I have done, only that, Its different here,
Most travertine i lay with thin-set on a screed,
only once did I lay with mortar and sanded/filled/polished after set.

I have no idea the kind/type of travertine you's have there.
Those look like tiles to me, nothing like what we call travertine, but its a regional thing.
I can only criticise on the slab, we usually put down a layer of pea gravel to fill the slots between the bigger stones, uses less concrete.
 

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I do and I have done, only that, Its different here,
Most travertine i lay with thin-set on a screed,
only once did I lay with mortar and sanded/filled/polished after set.

I have no idea the kind/type of travertine you's have there.
Those look like tiles to me, nothing like what we call travertine, but its a regional thing.
I can only criticise on the slab, we usually put down a layer of pea gravel to fill the slots between the bigger stones, uses less concrete.
That doesn't look like the travertine we get round here.:thumbsup: Wonder what area the OP is from.

Cole
 
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