Posted on 17th January 2022
Porcelain tiles are soaring the market as the new, popular, and practical paving solution that can transform both interior and exterior spaces effortlessly. An investment for any property, porcelain slabs create long-lasting results that can withstand almost anything.
People just can’t seem to get enough of this method of paving, but why is that? What are the unique characteristics that make it so desirable? What sets it apart from other paving competition on the market?
A preconception many people have about porcelain is that it will become slippery when the weather is wet or frosty. However, porcelain paving is manufactured with an R11 anti-slip finish which makes the tiles one of the safest options for paving out there today.
The riven surface finish provides plenty of traction underfoot, which means porcelain slabs are perfect for installation in areas that receive high levels of footfall.
Perfect for a range of styles
Porcelain paving is a man-made product and due to the recent advancements in inkjet printing technology, tiles are available in a wide range of colours and effects. We promise to have something to suit every design idea you have in mind.
At Porcelain Paving Direct, we boast everything from wood effect porcelain tiles to concrete effect porcelain tiles in the colours white, cream, light grey, dark grey, multicolour, beige, brown, and multicolour.
Easy to maintain
Getting your porcelain paving patio summer-ready is much easier than you might think. There is no need for industrial cleaning chemicals or frequent jet washing when it comes to porcelain tiles because they are virtually maintenance free.
You can achieve a pristine patio simply by using a soft sweeping brush to get rid of loose dust and debris. After that, if your porcelain slabs are particularly dirty, fill a bucket of warm water with washing up liquid and wipe clean with a sponge or cloth.
Complete this cleaning routine two to three times a year to keep your patio squeaky clean.
No sealant required
Natural stone and concrete patios require a sealant during the installation process to protect the tiles from water-based stains. However, with porcelain paving you can skip this step entirely and save yourself some money.
Porcelain is naturally non-porous, which means that water won’t soak through. Therefore, anything from barbecue grease to muddy footprints and accidental spills can be wiped away easily.
Highly durable for years to come
Porcelain paving undergoes a highly technical manufacturing process, which as a result makes it one of the most durable paving products on the market today.
The slabs can withstand adverse weather conditions, sticky marks, stains and spillages, and colour fading. Enjoy complete peace of mind that porcelain tiles are the perfect choice for any area in your home that receive high levels of foot traffic.
If we haven’t yet convinced you that porcelain paving is the right investment for you and your home improvement project, get in touch with us and we will be happy to help with any queries you may have.
With valuable experience, we are able to help you achieve the perfect patio, garden, or home interior with our products.