A Guide In Choosing Tiles

Today, we will be talking about the varying qualities of outdoor tiles.

Outdoor tiles can either make or break a person’s first impression of your home and know that the first impression always last and is important and may pose a significant decision in your typical home maintenance procedures.

Here are a few things you need to take into consideration when choosing your outdoor tile, apart from its design:

  • Durability. When choosing the best outdoor tile for your home, you need to take into consideration the climate where your home resides. Are there times where it’s extremely cold during the winter and extremely hot during the summer time? Most tiles are affected by the climate. Make sure that you choose a tile that can withstand extreme changes in temperature.
  • Non-slip. Some tiles can become very slippery when wet. There is NO such thing as a non-slip tile but there are ways where you can lessen the possibility of having a slippery tile. To prevent slip and fall accidents, you can choose a tile that is slightly abrasive. You can also add more grout lines to provide more traction for your feet.
  • Hardness. If tiles are too soft, they can crack and chip easily from everyday use. You should choose an outdoor tile that is hard and dense, capable of resisting constant footwork.
  • Maintenance. Proper maintenance is critical. Wrong maintenance products or wrong maintenance methods at all can result in a build-up on the surface of the tile causing it to become slippery or discolored by filth.

Above all, choose the best outdoor tile that will match your home’s overall style. Remember that your outdoor tiles are exposed to elements on a daily basis so make sure that you choose an outdoor floor tile that will withstand sudden climate changes, is durable, can be maintained easily, and is hard and dense.

Here at Design Tiles, we have a wide array of services for your outdoor tiles in Sydney needs. our Design and Sales consultants are fully qualified in helping you chose the correct tile for your needs

Just call us at 02-9567-8971 or visit us at 413 Princes Highway Rockdale NSW 2216 and we are more than happy to help you with your tile needs.