From brick to cedar wood platforms and concrete pavements, the options for outdoor floors They can be multiple, but when you consider the pros and cons of each, it is simple to choose a type of floor and the style that best suits your space and your budget.
Ideas for original outdoor floors
Let's start by talking about wood and its pros and cons: a wood siding is one of the simplest DIY projects. It reduces the cost substantially, but the wood requires cleaning and sealing every one to two years.
Great design of wooden terrace floor
The cost is around 8 or 10 Eur per square foot for the wood treated less expensive; 18 or 20 Eur per square foot for high-end wood; 20 or 25 Eur per square foot for cheap treated wood, with supports and railings.
Design of wooden terrace platform
A platform could cost around 35 Eur per square foot. The ideal location for this type of floor is the terraces or the pool covers.
Original design of modern style patio floor
Design ideas: The use of local hardwood in the construction of the roof can be less expensive, since the wood does not have to be transported from another place. If your terrain is inclined, consider building the deck on the levels to follow the slope.
Beautiful design of stone paving stones
Let's see some characteristics of the natural stone . Among its pros and cons we find that the transportation of the stone can be expensive and the installation requires labor. The local stone of your region costs less and is more ecological. Once installed, the natural stone is extremely durable and almost maintenance-free.
Nice design of garden floor with tiles
Its cost varies according to the type of stone and region, but it is usually around 25 or 35 Eur per square foot. It is ideal for patios, terraces with swimming pools, front porches, walkways or even accents of the road.
Nice classic style garden tiles
We suggest you use stones with an irregular shape to create a winding mosaic path. For a more uniform appearance, select cut modular stones.
Design of garden floor model Tarbes, by Realonda
Natural stones have beautiful variations of color from gray to red or blue, which can form part of the pattern and overall design of your outdoor space.
Original stone mosaic floor design
Design of terrace with cement floor and wooden platform
Our next proposal is concrete. A basic concrete slab is cheap, low maintenance and a good long-term option, although cracking is difficult to repair. Concrete pavements are very easy to repair; simply lift the damaged section and replace it. It usually costs from 4 to 6 Eur per square foot for basic concrete; from 7 to 8 Eur per square foot for paving stones; 12 Eur per square foot for stamped concrete or acid etching.
Original design of concrete garden floor
Its ideal location is in the patios, entrances, pool area, garden paths or front porches Design Ideas: The color and pattern options make the concrete resemble stone, bricks or other high-end materials. Concrete pavements are durable, low maintenance, and come in a wide variety of brick-to-slab designs.
Original terrace floor covering with ceramic tiles
Ceramic tiles installed outdoors must be highly anti-slip and withstand freeze-thaw cycles. Look for a type of tile that has been specifically formulated for the exterior, that is dense with low levels of absorption. Tiles usually require a sealer to protect the grout from cracks.
Original garden mosaic design by Realonda
Its cost is usually around 20 Eur per square foot and is ideal for front porches, patios, garden steps and pool decks. Use accent tiles to create a border; put contrasting tiles in a diamond pattern; Create a path inside a large patio by putting a contrasting color on a walkway formation. Use the smaller tiles in a mosaic model as a focal point.
Great design ideas for the garden floor
Original design of modern terrace floor
Beautiful cream-colored ceramic tiles
Nice design of garden and terrace floor
Original designs of wooden outdoor floors
Design of terrace floor with modern tiles
Modern design outdoor floors
Original design of modern style rectangular tiles
Cladding options for outdoor floors
Ceramic tile model Hellin, from Realonda