Outdoor floor tiles

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Outdoor floor tiles

Choosing the right kind of  tiles is very important. When choosing the type of outdoor floor tiles, outdoor resilience is key. In this article we will be exploring different outdoor flooring tiles to help you decide which is right for you

Wooden outdoor flooring

Wooden flooring has been used for many centuries for outdoor flooring. However, wood being a natural material, is prone to rot which can damage the flooring. Wet wooden floors also can attract termites.  Wooden outdoor flooring also retains more heat. This could create an uncomfortable foot feel when exposed to the sun. Additionally, installation of traditional wooden flooring requires the usage of glue. The glue used contains formaldehyde which is known to cause leukemia and benzene which is a pollutant.

Stone or Granite Tiles

Outdoor tile flooring such as stone tile is one of the most popular types of outdoor floor tiles. Stone tile is commonly used due to its ease of maintenance and design. They can be easily swept or mopped. Stone tiles also blend in well with the outdoor environment. However, their durability leaves much to be desired as after long exposure to the elements, it can be damaged. They also create a slippery surface when wet which could cause slips and falls. Therefore these are some things to consider when opting for outdoor tiles.

Vinyl tiles

Vinyl floor tiles have seen a rise in popularity since the invention of vinyl flooring. The most commonly used vinyl flooring is SPC vinyl flooring. SPC vinyl flooring, being made of man made materials, makes it extremely durable. The waterproof nature of PVC also allows vinyl flooring to be waterproof. SPC vinyl flooring comes in many designs and colors and can even reproduce a wooden flooring design. Therefore, the most budget friendly option would be Vinyl outdoor floor tiles.

 

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