Over the past few years, Porcelain Tiles have exploded as a popular flooring option for homes all over Aussie. These days, you’ll find different variants, styles, and types of these tiles fitted on floors throughout people’s bathrooms, kitchens, and living rooms; and it’s not difficult to determine why. Porcelain Tiles have a stunning visual appeal that has the ability to take an already well-furnished room to the next level. In addition, they are also an incredibly low maintenance flooring option (when compared to other things like timbre flooring that needs to be constantly polished and cleaned) and they’re incredibly durable and water-resistant. Because of this, if you’re looking for an affordable tile to deck out the halls within your home, or your outdoor space, that will offer you great value for money, porcelain is one of the best options that you can settle on. Try our Silver Stone Porcelain Tile if you’re looking for a more premium flooring style, or our Basalt Porcelain Tile if you’d prefer a more minimalistic elegance. Click HERE to preview our full collection.
Be that as it may, they can sometimes be a bit tricky to install, especially when fitted in outdoor spaces. Below, we are going to talk about some of the biggest mistakes that people often make when installing Porcelain Tiles in outdoor spaces, then show you how you can avoid them.
Failing to lay the tiles out before installation
The main reason why it is so important to lay your tiles out before installation is because this opportunity will allow you to try out different patterns and orientations, then see what you like before the final fitting. However, most people forget to do this and it then results in them hating the finished product. And by then, it would then be too late to make any changes in terms of layout and pattern orientation.
Poorly prepared surfaces
The next thing that people often get wrong when installing Porcelain Tiles is failing to prepare their surfaces beforehand. Before you even think about getting your tiles secured, it’s important to first flatten your floors. This is because any bumps on your surface will likely translate into imperfections on your tiles once they’re fitted. Because of this, taking the time to smooth the ground before fitting, especially when dealing with outdoor spaces, is definitely worthwhile.
At Sydney Tile Gallery, we’d love to share our knowledge and experience in tilling with you, as well as help you find the perfect floor option for your outdoor space. If you have any more questions, reach out to us today!