Benefits of 20mm outdoor tiles
Typical outdoor tiles can be relatively thin, with depths of around 9-12mm. A 20mm thickness greatly increases the strength of the tile, making them hardwearing and resistant to loads, stresses and thermal shock.
20mm will take a lot of abuse, from the great British weather to heavy feet and vehicles. As they’re frost resistant, they’re ideal for chilly temperatures, and being resilient to mould, moss and stains means they’re easily cleaned.
Gardens and outdoor areas can be prone to lots of water, from rain, paddling pools and water fights in the summer. A hefty R rating on 20mm tiles (ours are all R11) gives a grippier surface underfoot to help prevent and slips and trips.
A bespoke look
If you’re looking for something a little different to standard patio slabs, decking, cement or stone, 20mm tiles will pave the way for a more unique look. You’ll also be spoilt for choice with a range of colours and finishes to match your house or garden wall brick work in order to create a glorious garden path or a fantastic feature settings around an ornamental pond with just a few tiles.
2cm deep tiles provide more versatility, as you can lay them pretty much anywhere, with a choice of methods. Use traditional adhesive, or go adhesive-free to make maintenance, removal or repositioning much easier. Keep reading to find out more about installing 20mm tiles.
Indoors to outdoors
As 20mm tiles are also suitable for internal flooring, you can continue the look from indoors to outdoors by laying the same tiles from a kitchen, hallway, corridor or conservatory out to a patio, garden or balcony – or just smarten up your garage floor!