Keeping your outdoor space in good shape can enhance the curb appeal of your property and extend your home's living area. Like the interior tiles, the outdoor coverings come in a variety of designs, shapes, and styles. And they offer you the flexibility to create a bespoke finish for your property's outdoor places. While tiling the outdoor areas, the installer must be fully aware that the furnishings are exposed to harsh weather changes. Therefore, they must use the right materials and exceptional techniques and skills to create a long-lasting solution.
While shopping for your outdoor tiles, you expect them to have various characteristics. Key among them include:
- Durability: Because the outdoor tiles are prone to the harsh elements of weather and foot traffic, you must choose furnishings that last long. Avoid soft tiles from specific ceramics and slates.
- Porosity: the best tiles must be water-resistant. Porous tiles seep water and may be prone to breaks when the temperatures go beyond the freezing point.
- Slip-resistant surface: the surface of the outdoor tiles must be slip-resistant to avoid instances of people sliding and falling. Because the tiles have fewer grout lines that offer additional traction, they must be extremely slip-resistant.
The best fittings that meet the above three properties include porcelain and fit-outs made from rocks like slate, travertine, limestone, marble, limestone, etc.
Fixing outdoor Tiles
Professionals can use multiple methods to lay their outdoor tiles. You can lay the tiles on different areas such as the pathways, patios, driveways, balconies, etc. When fixing the tiles, it's critical to ensure that you're using the correct glue suitable for exterior services.
Before you lay the tile, ensure that the concrete underlayment is level and doesn't have cracks. Also, ensure that the underlayment is clean by washing it with a concrete wash. If you discover any problems with the underlayment, please slip a subbase over it to fix the issues.
When laying the tiles, start from the corner, like at the wall or house. The use of rubber can assist you in adjusting and fix the tiles properly. It's advisable to leave a 3-6 mm joint.
Because outdoor porcelain tiles are hard to cut with standard hand equipment, a water-fed cutter is the most appropriate tool to use.
Why choose us for outdoor tiling solution:
While some people can use DIY techniques to fix their exterior tiles, our advice is that you should hire a professional tiler to help you. Although there are numerous tiling companies out there, we stand out from the crowd because of our experience and use of the latest technologies.
Upon contacting us, we shall come to the site and evaluate your project. Once we evaluate your task, we issue a free quote. And our charges are reasonable for each of our clients. You only give us your price range, and we can figure out the right materials and designs to use.
Because of our experience and the fact that we have a team of top-notch tilers, we can deliver any project for all our commercial and domestic clients.