We have now opened our ‘Floors Outdoors’ area housing more than 150 samples of 20mm outdoor porcelain with an extensive range of decorative wall coverings.
Floorings for outdoor use are increasingly diverse in terms of aesthetics and finishes. Besides their own specific characteristics, they all meet certain basic requirements: they must be waterproof, anti-slip, frost-proof and resistant to loads, weather conditions, temperature changes, mould and stains. Therefore, when you choose an outdoor flooring, you should take into consideration different variables as opposed to those for indoors; for example, materials for outdoors must be suitable for the place and the weather conditions of where they are used (warmer, rainy or frosty areas) as well as for their intended use (garden, driveways, walkways, pool sides etc.).
Whether you want to create a beautiful outdoor path, a perfect patio, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to outdoor tiles. Create a seamless look from indoors to outdoors with matching interior and exterior tiles, use wood effect tiles as an alternative to decking, or create a quintessentially English cottage style with quarry tiles. The sky’s the limit, as long as your tiles are frost resistant and anti-slip.
Benefits of 20mm tiles
There’s nothing worse than having to compromise style over sturdiness (or vice versa) when it comes to choosing floor tiles. Thankfully, our new range of 20mm outdoor tiles solves that problem, offering the winning combination of gorgeous designs and gargantuan durability.
Super strength and Durability
A 20mm thickness greatly increases the strength of the tile, making them hard-wearing and resistant to weight, stresses and shock. 20mm will take a lot of abuse, from the great British weather to heavy feet and vehicles. As they’re frost resistant, they’re ideal for chilly temperatures, and being resilient to mould, moss and stains means they’re easily cleaned.
2cm deep tiles provide more versatility, as you can lay them pretty much anywhere, with a choice of methods. Use traditional adhesive, or go adhesive-free to make maintenance, removal or repositioning much easier. Keep reading to find out more about installing 20mm tiles.
Gardens and outdoor areas can be prone to lots of water, from rain, paddling pools and water fights in the summer. A high R rating on 20mm tiles (ours are all R11) gives a grippier surface underfoot to help prevent and slips and trips.
A bespoke look
If you’re looking for something a little different to standard patio slabs, decking, cement or stone, 20mm tiles will pave the way for a more unique look. You’ll also be spoilt for choice with a range of colours and finishes to match your house or garden wall brick work in order to create a glorious garden path or a fantastic feature settings around an ornamental pond with just a few tiles.
Indoors to outdoors
As 20mm tiles are also suitable for internal flooring, you can continue the look from indoors to outdoors by laying the same tiles from a kitchen, hallway, corridor or conservatory out to a patio, garden or balcony – or just smarten up your garage floor!
Pop down to our showroom on Red Marsh Industrial Estate in Thornton (near Blackpool anytime Monday-Friday 8am until 4pm or Saturday 9am-3.30pm.
If you want tiles… it has got to be Fylde Tiles!