Whether it’s kids playing tag, a tennis match or a game of croquet, a backyard lawn is a staple in any backyard. But living the backyard life can put a lot of wear and tear on your yard’s surface. That’s where Outdoor Flooring comes in. It can help define spaces, add a pop of color or just keep grass healthy by providing a solid (and stylish) path for high traffic areas. But what kind of outdoor flooring is right for you? In this episode of Done-In-A-Weekend Projects, brought to you by Exmark, we take a look at the pros and cons of several different outdoor flooring options.
When most people think of outdoor flooring, they immediately picture a plush, high-pile carpet. However, a carpet that is designed for outdoor use is usually a hardy low-pile version similar to what you might find in a commercial or school facility. It’s durable and easy to maintain but may need replacing sooner than other types of outdoor flooring.
Outdoor Flooring: Choosing the Right Foundation for Your Alfresco Oasis
Durable porcelain tiles are a popular choice for outdoor flooring due to their longevity and aesthetic appeal. They can be found in a wide range of colors, textures and patterns that can be combined to suit any aesthetic. However, they are more expensive compared to other outdoor flooring options and may require professional installation.
Wood Composite vs Wood
Composite decking is an alternative to traditional wood. This decking is made from recycled materials and is environmentally friendly. It has superior technical properties including stain and humidity resistance. It is also extremely versatile, offering a range of finishes like brushed, bush-hammered or sawn.