What ground outside coating choose to arrange the terrace? That is the question we will address in detail in this great record. Explore our collection of 43 beautiful images of modern exterior and read our tips on different floor surfaces and how to associate them with each other!
outdoor flooring to wood deck: modern and nice
Wood is one of the hottest flooring now. Appreciated for their natural and warm air, the types of wood available on the market today and destined for outside the flooring include ash, acacia, oak, pine and other species more exotic, like ipe and Brazilian teak.
Floor covering outside terrace and wooden decking
Covered with a wooden floor, the terrace a floor acqueirt said "decking" (term derived from the English word deck, "boat bridge") which is very pleasing to the eye. Equipped with a non-slip surface, this kind of deck coating is now also suitable for exteriors that are exposed to extreme cold for part of the year. In winter, we can cross it without fear of falls!
exterior wood flooring: what is its resilience?
The wood deck floor is necessarily subject to specific treatments that guarantee durability and resistance to moisture, heat and cold. It is also important to know that certain types of wood are naturally more resistant than others.
outdoor flooring wooden deck: a wide variety of materials available
This applies to both the air climate open for insects that are repelled by the organic substances found in certain types of wood like ipe from Brazil, for example. These types of wood are more expensive but last longer thanks to their natural protection. Good to know: these protective substances remain inside the same timber when felled and trimmed.
outdoor flooring in wood composite deck, what is it?
Composite wood is an alternative to coating option with 100% natural wood. In contrast thereto, the wood composite contains about 50% of wood recovered (waste estate industry etc.), the other half of its composition being formed of a synthetic material, polyethylene.
outdoor flooring composite wood: what are its advantages?
coating Photo Wooden associated with a facade of the same material
Creation of human genius, this kind of wood has been adapted specifically for use outdoors. Thus, it is resistant to water and to the various risks slots due to weather conditions. It is through these qualities that it can keep its original appearance longer.
Flooring tiles and exterior floor terrrasse: aesthetic asset
Modern technologies also offer the ability to provide external flooring wood which is in the form of parquet. The large tiles resulting bring to a symmetric air terrace and perfectly organized.
Sol outdoor terrace for coating small format tiles
Tile is another very popular option for patio flooring. Again, manufacturers have adapted to the demand for more modern and safer products and offer several years ago tile for exterior use that feature a non-slip surface.
Modern tile is a choice of practical material that can install itself
This coating should yourselfers who would do all the work themselves. It is also the ideal solution for covering spaces that do not have a very attractive appearance, and for this reason it will be an ally in the popular makeover of any space outside of home.
Floor outdoor patio with tile covering
Another advantage of the new tile collections is their installation easier: indeed, manufacturers were inspired by the technologies applied in making other types of flooring such as hardwood floors, to invent music systems. So, laying patio tiles becomes much simpler and faster.
Idea of outdoor flooring to relook its terrace easily
This is a benefit that is highly valued by yourselfers who want to get in the makeover of their deck themselves as well as anyone else who wants the soil improvement works of the terrace ends soon!
Exterior tile floor terrace: a rich choice of original products
Sol exterior of modern design terrace tiles
The exterior wall tiles offered by the big brands are now available with wood grain effect and many other surfaces and materials. This is an option that would interest those who are not willing to bet on a wooden deck but like the look of this surface.
outdoor flooring concrete terrace, a trend of the moment
The outer flooring concrete patio is another trend of the moment. This material is becoming popular for decorating various rooms inside modern homes and is a result of this popularity that today conquered our terraces.
Sol exterior and concrete terrace modern style
The concrete surface gives out a very trendy look and it is a great material for people who wish to clearly delineate the area of their terrace another space in their garden. Although it is suitable for small craft activities, concrete is not easy to handle when it comes to exterior cladding large as dry very quickly. We advise you to use the services of a professional who could do the work of laying quickly.
Small terrace and outdoor Idea flooring contemporary style
Choose concrete for the flooring of the terrace does not mean we will eventually have a banal and monochromatic exterior. Concrete offers many decorative possibilities of modern style. It can be used for the creation of large spaced tiles and adorned with rocks or vegetation, for example.
Contemporary deck coating with natural stone: a timeless solution
Small terrace with outdoor decoration stone floor Small
Natural stone is a classic solution that has never ceased to be fashionable. It is used for the production of traditional paving is available in small or large.
The stone is a preferred choice for decks with pools
Sol outdoor terrace with modern pool
The stone tiles come in different colors, which means they can easily agree with decorations of gardens and varied shades of facades. Additionally, the stone blends perfectly with the wood and the metal which are among the most commonly used materials for manufacturing modern outdoor furniture. Consequently, the choice of furniture for outdoor garden furniture will be even easier!
Sol luxury terrace outside with light colored stone slabs
The deck coating in light-colored stone contributes to the outdoor lighting at night
different sized stone tiles are with the wood, the most suitable materials for coating a terrace alongside a pool. Just like wood, stone surfaces are treated in different ways by manufacturers seeking to reduce the risk of slipping due to contact with water.
Luxury terrace covering traditionally inspired
Terrace with outdoor floor pavers: what are its advantages?
Bricks and pavers are another coating solution of conventional ground outside. With their warm shades, they bring warmth to the outer space and they adapt very well to external styles.
luxury villa terrace photo with natural coating pavements and lawn
One of the biggest advantages of this kind of coating is the fact that, properly fitted, it can last for tens or even hundreds of years without the need for any special maintenance. An ideal solution for those who appreciate the durability!
Small courtyard with outdoor floor pavers
Mediterranean-inspired interior courtyard with outdoor flooring in a light color pavers
Economic, this terrace flooring also creates a very authentic atmosphere in the garden. Its main drawback is that it is the outer coating probably the sliding among the types of surfaces examined.
Outdoor Flooring inspired by Zen tradition: pebbles and gravel
Terrace covered with pebbles and concrete slabs: a modern and chic choice
Gravel is another modern and convenient choice for the deck coating and small gardens. Quoiqu'employé in Europe for centuries, this material is now mainly associated with dry gardens, Japanese decoration and Zen atmosphere. Therefore, the exterior that are covered are regarded as particularly relaxing spaces. So an idea material for those looking to create a terrace that invites meditation and relaxation.
Zen and trendy exterior coating modenre
Gravel combines well with various surfaces and this combination gives small outside a very modern look that can soften by introducing some wood decorations or by one or two plants.
outdoor deck coating glass, original and impressive option
The glass is certainly not the first material that comes to mind when it comes to develop an outdoor terrace and choose a flooring. However, this material is not a product that must strike immediately of his shopping list. Indeed, thanks to modern technology, the glass surfaces are now strong enough to serve as covering an outdoor terrace part.
How can the outdoor flooring for an attractive patio?
Harmonize wood coatings and paved with natural grass on the terrace
Combine several flooring materials is another trend of the moment. The tiles and glass pavers and wood, gravel and concrete ... So many exciting opportunities to explore to give the floor terrace personalized air. Not to mention the possibilities of harmonization with green plants or with a neatly trimmed lawn!
Use the terrace flooring to zone
How to use the original way surface coatings
Playing with different coatings is also a way to give more volume to the external space or drawing visual boundaries between different areas in a garden. To obtain such an effect, use the surfaces of the same material in colors brighter and darker or we will focus on the variety of materials.
How to harmonize the flooring surfaces with natural elements in the garden?
Terrace with floor tiles and modern mini garden with green plants
Instead of combining various types of materials, you can just have fun harmonize one type of coating with few natural elements such as water and land, for example. Such decoration is a modern interpretation of feng shui layout rules that require the presence in the garden of all the elements of nature (earth, water, fire, air and metal) . To achieve a stylish exterior of this kind, it would be enough to introduce a few mini gardens with vegetation and a small pool of water on the terrace.
luxury home image with terrace flooring clear stone slabs
original exterior Flooring: terrace with tiles and glass design area by Steve Domoney Architects *
* Original photo terrace with glass and tile coating Steve Domoney Architects