Choosing a floor for outdoor areas is a very important detail in building the residence. There are many models in the market and to choose the ideal one needs to know the proposal of the environment, since each type has its specific function.
One of the criteria that needs to be observed is whether it will support the weight, which residents of the residence, whether they have elderly or children if they will always be exposed to the sun, if there will be coverage, if it will be waterproof and among other situations.
To help you, we sort out some external cladding models for every need.
This type of floor is ideal for coating pool areas or those spaces where children can run and play at will as they are considered non-slip and do not absorb heat. They are made of concrete and offer a great finish as it has no cracks and is quite comfortable for walking.
Picture 1 - Cement floor in pool area
Picture 2 - Cement floor with armchairs
Picture 3 - Cementic floor with grass forage
Picture 4 - Cementitious floor with square plates
Picture 5 - Cementitious floor for circulation
Picture 6 - Internal and external cementitious floor
Floor in Hydraulic Tile or Ceramic
These floor models always bring charm to the environment, because in addition to being many options of drawings and colors can serve as a decorative item in space. Both tile and ceramic can be coated in grills, gourmet areas or balconies due to their resistance to water and not absorbing fats.
Image 7 - Ceramic floor for circulation
Picture 8 - Hydraulic tile floor for barbecue
Picture 9 - Beige ceramic floor
This floor is also known as rustic granilite and its composition contains a mixture of additives and stones. It also works as non-slip but as its texture is very rough it is ideal to put in circulation places as entrance of the residence or spaces in which will be used a footwear.
As you can see in the images it has a variety of colors and has a specialized maintenance-free cleaning facility. Only at the installation is it important to have a professional who already has experience so that the placement is done properly to avoid cracks in the floor.
Picture 10 - Floor in fulget for barbecue
Image 11 - Floor in fulget for corridor
Stone Flooring São Tomé
This stone is best known for it is located in areas with swimming pool. It has a rustic look and is ideal for wet areas, as it is naturally non-slip due to its irregular appearance. But with a very dark hue it can heat up what causes discomfort in some situations.
Cleaning with water and neutral detergent should be frequent and a muriatic acid cleaning with specialized companies is required.
Picture 12 - São Tomé stone floor for corridor
Picture 13 - Stone Flooring São Tomé for pool
Flat in Lajões
This floor is characterized by having pieces in irregular shapes and large sizes. The cool thing is that it can form several drawings and alternate with grass, because it gives a different and rustic look. Its installation requires a good skilled labor due to the fittings of the stones that must be well designed.
Picture 14 - Floor in Lajões to draw paths
Picture 15 - Floor in Lajões for residential yard
Portuguese Stone Flooring
Usually this floor is seen on sidewalks sidewalks in public spaces, but currently it has entered into a residential flooring option. They have a small dimension and are adaptable to the undulations of the terrain. However, the placement is labor intensive and requires skilled labor. The cool thing is that they fit into several external spaces, either in the form of mosaics or smooth, are charming and is a way to decorate the residence in a Brazilian way.
Picture 16 - Portuguese stone floor for balcony
Picture 17 - Portuguese stone floor in dark tone
Picture 18 - Portuguese stone floor in mosaic format
Picture 19 - White Portuguese Stone Floor
Picture 20 - Portuguese stone floor for pool areas
Wood Deck Flooring
It is the most known floor in residential projects, they are rustic and leave the leisure area with beach climate. This type of flooring does not require flooring, but you should opt for treated wood so there are no problems in the future. Maintenance should be done with the use of stain, a fluid that penetrates the wood and protects against rain and the sun.
The environments in which it can be inserted are varied, can be in areas of pool, jacuzzi, places with table or rest.
Picture 21 - Floor in Deck of Madeira for pool area
Image 22 - Wood Deck for Jacuzzi
Picture 23 - Wooden Deck for sunbathing
Picture 24 - Pisa on Wood Deck for barbecue
The interlocking floor is ecologically correct, durable and durable and has different shapes, colors and finishes. They are known to be a "puzzle" floor, because the pieces come separately and are docked to form a plain or with drawings. They are great for spaces that are always exposed to the sun and rain, like residential sidewalks.
Picture 25 - Interlocked floor in playground
Image 26 - Interlocking floor in residential sidewalk
Ceramics are durable and durable materials and have various finishes and shades. The subfloor must be waterproofed and if the finish is porous, it is necessary to apply water-repellent and oil-repellent products. Like stones, porous ceramics suffer the action of time and can stain. The cleaning is done with water and neutral detergent.
Image 27 - Ceramic floor for gourmet space
Image 28 - Ceramic floor with drawings
Flat in Diabásio
They are floors highly resistant to abrasion and wear, so it is recommended to areas where there is a lot of movement.
Picture 29 - Diabase floor for residential entrance
Picture 30 - Diabásio floor for barbecue
Flat in Porcelanato
Because they have a low water absorption index, porcelain tiles are more resistant than ceramic tiles and natural stones, so waterproofing is not necessary.
The porcelanatos indicated for external areas are those of natural surface (without polishing) and there are in the market an enormous diversity of colors and models.
Picture 31 - Porcelain tile floor for pool area
Flat in Tijolinho
In the case of dry-laid brick pavement, the bricks are fitted without mass onto a well leveled and compacted sand mattress. Then just pack the bricks and fill the joints with sand. The floor will be permeable and with a cozy and rustic finish.
Picture 32 - Brick floor with rest space
Picture 33 - Brick floor with cover in percolated
Image 34 - Rustic brick floor
The pebble floor is the option to line a parking space or compose with concrete slabs. They are used more for decoration of the space, so an environment very exposed to the sun and rain can damage the material due to its resistance.
Picture 35 - Pebble floor with concrete plate
Picture 36 - Pebble floor for parking
Picture 37 - Pedrinha floor with sofa
With a porous concrete aspect, it innovates the concept of lining for roads, accesses and sidewalks. With differentiated texture, which guarantees the permeability of the soil so necessary in the present day.
It can be produced in various colors and is suitable for areas of gardens, sidewalks, access to garages and considered 100% ecological.
Picture 38 - Draining floor in the residential yard
Floor with mix of materials
This flooring mix is an inexpensive way to coat the exterior floors and leave your home with a beautiful decor. With the leftovers of mass and concrete from the work you can use to make the concrete slabs. In this way, it is only to intercalate the cement slabs with some lining and the result is a tasteful external floor.
Image 39- Grass floor with cement slabs