Cout like the interior tiles, the exterior tile can be found in a wide variety of colors, textures, styles and materials. But unlike the interior tiles, the exterior tile must be very strong and resistant enough to endure the varied climatic conditions.
No matter if it's extreme heat, rain, snow or extreme use, the tiles you choose will have to be adapted to your climatic conditions to be both beautiful and functional. Read this article to find out what type of tile to choose for your outdoor area.
Modern outdoor tile by Ceramicas team
What is the style of your home and outdoor space? The deco style and architecture of your home will have a big impact on your tile selection. It is better to opt for a tiling that follows with the other already existing elements, to create a beautiful and coherent space. Analyze well your outdoor decoration will help you shorten the list of possible choices, as well as manufacturing materials.
Exterior tile in gray by Panaria Ceramica
One thing you almost never think of is the brightness of the outdoor space where the tiles will be used. Most people do not realize that using dark tones in a dimly lit space will make this space even darker and even uncomfortable. An easy-to-follow rule: choose light-colored tiles for light-poor places and dark-colored tiles for places with lots of light. The tile color will also depend on the color of your house and exterior.
Outdoor tile design by Panaria Ceramica
How you plan to use tiled space is another very important aspect that you need to consider. If it is, for example, a space of great passage, you must choose very durable tiles so that it can withstand this frequent use. Some manufacturing materials are very strong while others are much more fragile and you must learn before buying. By opting for an inappropriate tile, you will have to constantly change and repair your exterior flooring.
Imitation wood tile by Panaria Ceramica
Some patios and outdoor areas are highly exposed to moisture and contact with water. Mildew and water make the tile slippery and therefore - dangerous for the passage. This is also very important if you plan to put the tiles on your outside stairs and especially if you have children. There are still many types of tiles suitable for outdoor use that are not slippery. That's why, you must know well before making your final choice. The exterior tile can be made of ceramic, porcelain, stone or sandstone. Choose a tile that suits your needs and follows with the exterior decoration you already have. Here are 50 examples of tiles likely to please you:
Outdoor tile in beige shades by Ceramiche Coem
Natural color tiles and outdoor floor deco
Modern tile idea by B & B
Design patio tile by Ceramica Fioranese
Tiles in beige shades by Panaria Ceramicas
Gray tiles by Ceramiche Coem
Terrace with pool decorated with gray tiles by Ceramiche Coem