The dream of Summer, warm weather and sunny skies, and inviting outdoor spaces make sure we stay there a while. A comfy chair, good company, and a tall glass of ice tea on the patio – what could be better? You can make your outside rooms more welcoming by adding stylish outdoor tile to the space. Here are the basic considerations when it comes to outdoor tile options.
Porcelain is the most common type of tile used on patios and other outside spaces. It holds up well to whatever Mother Nature throws at it, and it is relatively easy to maintain. It will also take freezing temperatures, making it last through the winter months.
Outdoor tile comes is a huge range of sizes and dimensions. Customers are no longer limited to just square shapes, which makes including a great tile pattern in flooring all the more attainable. By combining two tile shapes on a set grid, you can achieve visually interesting patterns that being a certain feeling of movement to patios.
Gone are the days when porcelain tile was just a 12-inch-by-12-inch square is some neutral beige color. Today’s outdoor tiles can be made to look like a custom wood floor with long planks and different grains. Or, you can choose 1950s-style hexagon tiles to bring a mosaic vibe to the patio.
If you’ve found an outdoor tile you love, you don’t have to limit yourself to just putting it on the floor. It might be good for a decorative glass edge around the pool, or you could extend it from the floor up onto the wall to create a wainscoting look. Although tile is perfect for patios, porcelain tile will also function well in an outdoor shower or as fire pit seating.
Outdoor tile’s durability and versatility makes it an easy choice for your patio remodel or new outdoor space. Request a few free samples of SouthCypress.com outdoor tiles today.