When it comes to making the most of your outdoor space all year round, it can be challenging to guarantee that your garden will maintain a truly stunning aesthetic appeal over the course of the 12 months. The colder months can certainly make even the most exotic and modern of outdoor designs appear lifeless and lacking, so it’s essential you give your outdoor space a focal point that can give everything a real lift.
Outdoor tiles have the ability to provide the catalyst your outdoor space requires, whether you’re looking for a base to begin your garden transformation or you are looking for the final piece to complete your newly renovated outdoor space.
Here, we take a closer look at some of the very best outdoor tiles that can completely transform any outdoor space.
Natural Stone Effect
If you are looking to create a naturally appealing aesthetic in your outdoor space, we cannot recommend natural stone effect tiles enough. With their natural aesthetics, paired with an unrivalled durability, you can rest assured that you will be purchasing tiles that will be more than capable of withstanding even the most challenging of environments.
Natural stone effect outdoor tiles have the ability to completely transform your outdoor space, so naturally, they have grown in popularity in recent times. One of the major benefits this particular style of tile brings is just how cost-effective it is when compared with genuine natural stone. Not only is it far more economical, but it is also infinitely easier to keep in great condition, thanks to the materials the tile is created with.
We would definitely recommend viewing natural stone effect tiles in person to get a real feel for just how impressive these tiles are!
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In the market for a striking addition to your outdoor space? Look no further than slate effect outdoor tiles, the perfect complement to any existing outdoor design. Boasting all of the aesthetic design of genuine slate that we have grown fond of over the years, slate effect tiles offer an affordable alternative to the real thing.
All of our slate effect outdoor tiles come with a naturally textured finish, which ensures that they look just like real slate tiles, you won’t be able to tell the difference! Made from porcelain, slate effect tiles are extremely durable and can withstand all weathers with absolute ease.
Slate effect tiles are suitable for use throughout your home, so we would definitely recommend taking a closer look at our range, and identifying any areas of your home that may benefit from some slate effect wall and floor tiles.
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Many homeowners have moved towards stone effect tiles in outdoor spaces in recent years, and there is good reason for this. Boasting a modern look and all of the properties you’d expect from a robust outdoor tile, stone effect outdoor tiles have the ability to completely transform any outdoor space.
Depending on your requirements, you have the option of opting for a lighter coloured tile to give your garden a real lift on even the drabbest of days, or you could go for a darker shade to ensure your outdoor space has an ultra-modern chic appeal.
It’s fair to say that stone effect outdoor tiles give homeowners all of the aesthetic benefits that come with genuine stone tiles, but you need not worry about the rigorous maintenance that real stone requires on a yearly basis.
You could always choose to create a seamless look throughout the interior of your home, leading into your outdoor area, by investing in stone effect floor tiles too. Choosing to do so will leave any guests within your home in awe of the truly stunning tiling spectacle that your home boasts.
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Concrete has long been one of the most popular materials used in interior and exterior design thanks to it’s industrial, rustic look. With many homeowners looking to get away from the ultra-modern aesthetics that have become the norm today, concrete effect tiles have soared in popularity.
Concrete effect outdoor tiles have all the same traditional aesthetics that you will find in the real thing, with the added benefit of being made from porcelain, guaranteeing they are completely robust and capable of withstanding all of the general day-to-day wear and tear that the modern household can throw at them.
Why not pair up your outdoor space with your kitchen and opt for concrete effect wall and floor tiles within your home too? Creating a seamless feel from the indoor to outdoor areas of your home is a fantastic way of making your home feel even bigger than it actually is!
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For those looking to make a real statement within their outdoor space, marble effect outdoor tiles offer the perfect aesthetic for anyone who is looking for the ‘grander’ things in life. It’s no secret that marble tiles have long been sought after by those who are keen on ensuring their home is fit for a king or queen. Whilst marble tiles have been unobtainable for many in the past, marble effect tiles offer the perfect alternative for anyone looking to save a considerable amount on their tiles.
Marble effect outdoor tiles have all of the aesthetics that you have come to expect from genuine marble tiles, with the added bonus of a robustness comparable to their real counterparts. Our range of marble effect tiles are made from porcelain, which guarantees homeowners with an unrivalled level of durability; this is especially useful when you are using them outside, as they will regularly come into contact with a whole host of environmental forces which could compromise other materials.
One of the major issues with genuine marble tiles is that they become extremely slippery when wet; that’s why our range of marble effect outdoor tiles come with anti-slip properties, meaning that you can rest assured that all member of your family will be safe when outdoors.
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Boasting unrivalled robust properties, porcelain tiles have quickly become one of the most popular materials used when manufacturing high-quality tiles around the world. The material is capable of withstanding an awful lot of punishment, this is especially useful when you live in a busy home environment.
When searching for the perfect tiles to utilise in any outdoor area, we would certainly suggest opting for porcelain tiles, as they will be sure to stand the test of time, even when faced with extreme weather conditions.
Porcelain outdoor tiles come with anti-slip properties, which is especially useful in any areas that are likely to become wet throughout the course of the year. They are also extremely useful if you are likely to be installing them in close proximity to a swimming pool too.
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Wood effect tiles are extremely popular with interior designers and homeowners alike, but for the most part, are usually confined to being used within the home. 2020 looks set to start a new trend where wood effect tiles are used in outdoor areas more extensively, with porcelain providing the perfect material for withstanding the outdoor elements.
Wood effect outdoor tiles offer homeowners a unique and striking alternative to real wood, whilst also boasting the added benefit of lasting significantly longer than their genuine counterparts. Putting untreated wood flooring down in outdoor areas can be problematic, as this will inevitably degrade over time and become rotten within a few years. With wood effect outdoor tiles, you need not worry about any issues with your flooring becoming unfit for purpose any time soon, as each tile is made with durability and longevity in mind.
20mm Outdoor Porcelain Tiles
Here at ROCCIA, we have found that 20mm outdoor porcelain tiles are quickly becoming one of 2020’s hottest trends with more and more customers coming to us looking for this range of tiles.
There are a number of reasons that we believe these tiles will quickly rise to prominence as we approach the spring and summer months, with plenty of enticing properties to their name.
20mm outdoor porcelain tiles will appeal to homeowners because of their extremely robust properties. Porcelain is produced using a whole host of raw materials such as clay and quartz, which gives these tiles an extremely tough exterior which is more than capable of withstanding high foot traffic areas of your outdoor space.
It’s also worth noting that these tiles come armed with low water absorption properties; for reference, the standard water absorption for most tiles is less than 0.25%, and 20mm outdoor porcelain tiles boast an impressive 0.1% water absorption, which inevitably leaves the tiles integrity in perfect condition for longer.
When you’re looking for the ideal tiling solution for your outdoor space, the team here at ROCCIA understand there is no one size fits all, which is why we are proud to offer an extensive range of outdoor anti slip tiles. Regardless of the shape, size or colour of tile you’re looking for, we are sure to stock the perfect 20mm outdoor porcelain tile for your project’s requirements.
We hope that you found this article helpful in your quest for the perfect outdoor tiles for your outdoor space. If you feel inspired to make a start on your project now, we recommend visiting us in-store to see our range of outdoor tiles in person. Feel free to visit us at either our tile showroom in Preston or tile showroom in Bolton and a member of our experienced team will be more than happy to assist you.
If you can’t make it into our showrooms any time soon, you can always contact us by calling 01772 382716 or submitting an online enquiry form – one of our experts will be in touch with you to assist you further as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you soon!