Coming into Winter, now is the perfect time to start planning your outdoor spaces from BBQ areas or outdoor kitchens, alfresco dining spaces, pools, balconies and patios. Careful planning and consideration of your materials and finishes will ensure a perfect look that can comfortably be used and enjoyed all year long. We explore a range of exciting outdoor design ideas to help you create the ultimate look in your garden this year!
Outdoor Design Ideas for Kitchens & Alfresco Dining
An incredible investment into your property, an outdoor kitchen and alfresco dining area can be used all year round for gatherings and family meals. It is important to note that many materials and appliances that are specified for outdoor use may often only be warrantied for use in outdoor areas that are covered and not completely exposed to the elements. This is an important question to keep in mind when making your selections to avoid any disappointments down the track with your material and appliance selections.
You will find many outdoor tiles however that can be used in both uncovered and covered outdoor areas, allowing you to create a continuous look between your alfresco dining space and your pool area for example. Our team at Perini Tiles will guide you through the process of selecting the ideal tiles for your intended application.
Selected outdoor tiles can be used to create a low maintenance floor finish in your outdoor spaces. Combine your new flooring with feature tiles that will complement your overall colour scheme to create an element of interest in your outdoor kitchen and alfresco area for the perfect decorative touch! Our Pueblo collection includes a range of porcelain tiles that are specifically designed to simulate the look and feel of a traditional concrete tile complete with a selection of intricate geometric patterns and solid options to choose from.
Outdoor Pools and Spas
Heated outdoor pools and spas can certainly be enjoyed all year round, allowing for a complete workout at home as well as the ultimate in relaxation! Similar to outdoor kitchen or alfresco areas, there are certain collections of products that are specifically designed to withstand outdoor use. Outdoor tiles and pool tiles should be selected with care to ensure a quality final result that can withstand not only being exposed to the elements but also the chemicals often involved in pool cleanliness and maintenance. Glass mosaic tiles are the most popular choice when it comes to selecting pool and spa tiles however, you will also find select ranges of glazed porcelain options that will add a creative and unique touch to these outdoor spaces.
Our exciting collection of Bisazza tiles includes luscious gem like glass mosaics in an assortment of colours or blends to help you create the perfect custom touch in your pool or spa. These incredibly low maintenance swimming pool tiles create a luminous effect in your outdoor space as the effects of light through the water set off their glimmering finish.
Outdoor Design Ideas for Patios and Balconies
A home’s balcony or patio provides the perfect casual relaxation area that can be used and enjoyed all year round. These areas of the home become an incredibly versatile space, perfect for comfort and relaxation throughout the day, for evening drinks and snacks with friends and family, casual entertaining and more. Selecting suitable outdoor furniture and accessories will once again require careful consideration of the types of materials used as these will be exposed to sunlight, rain and wind. It is also important to keep the actual cleaning process of your outdoor furniture in mind to ensure the space can be easily tidied up. Quality outdoor tiles will of course be the very best option for your outdoor flooring, ensuring a low maintenance and hard wearing finish. There are many exciting selections to choose from including rustic terracotta tiles, concrete inspired porcelain options and even timber look tiles. These stylish timber tiles are made of strong porcelain and designed to simulate both the texture and natural colour variations present in timber while providing a more versatile and virtually maintenance-free flooring option. Select collections can be used in outdoor areas such as the patio, balcony or other outdoor lounge space to create a warm and inviting atmosphere.
The stylish and classic Legno outdoor tiles provide the perfect solution for patios, balconies and other outdoor lounge areas. These textured tiles perfectly simulate the look and feel of natural timber to create a warm and rustic touch to your outdoor project.
Paying close attention to the specific materials and finishes used in your outdoor spaces will ensure these areas can comfortably be used all year round. Our team at Perini Tiles can recommend the best tiling solutions to suit all of your outdoor designs from pools and spas to outdoor kitchens and more!