Tile has been used for centuries for a variety of purposes and although the technology used in its production has evolved significantly, its practical purposes have remained the same. In modern manufacturing, tile is produced from a variety of substances, which have characteristics similar to stone. Patio tiles are most often made from ceramic, natural stone, marble, granite, or slate, and patio or deck tiles can be found in a wide variety of styles and designs.
Ceramic tiles have recently become the most popular choice for use in patios; however, depending on the level of foot traffic in the area in which they are placed, they may be more susceptible to damage than marble or stone tiles. (more…)
Outdoor carpet tiles are constructed of synthetic materials and are designed for use in backyards, balconies, and patios. If you are in the process of renovating your exterior space it is important to research the type of flooring you plan on using for durability, aesthetics, and overall price.
Outdoor carpet tiling has extensive benefits and has become a popular choice for homeowners and for industrial applications. Understand the benefits of installing exterior tiles and make a wise investment for your home.
Many homeowners appreciate the comfort qualities of carpet but feel that it is not meant for outside use. Outdoor flooring options are designed to be weather resistant and is sturdy and suitable for high traffic areas. (more…)
If you are anything like me, your outdoor patio will get quite a bit of use during warm seasons like Spring and Summer. This lounging area is great to sit back and relax or enjoy family barbecues.
To truly enjoy this time to the fullest, the perfect patio cover, location, design, and decorative elements are essential. One of the more important factors in patio construction is the proper choice if patio flooring options. There are several outdoor flooring options such as paint, tile, wood, carpeting and concrete, and each option gives a specific design while serving a specific purpose.
If you need an inexpensive way to add style to your patio and the foundation is in good condition, paint could be an option. Concrete paint is available for sale online or at your local home improvement store. Make sure to thoroughly wash your concrete slab in preparation for painting. You will need to apply primer first before painting the flooring the desired color. Depending on the type of patio covering you have, sealed paint should last three to five years before it will need touched up. (more…)