Why Outdoor Porcelain Tiles The Best Option For Pool Decks

The advancements in manufacturing technology changed the face of the landscape industry. Nowadays, you have plenty of options in terms of materials you can use for your pool deck. Aside from natural stone, wood, and concrete pavers, you now have outdoor porcelain as an option. 

There are many reasons why Porcea Stone outdoor porcelain tiles are a top choice of contractors, landscape architects, and homeowners alike for pool decks. At the top of that list is not beauty, but instead, outdoor porcelain tiles are durable and maintenance-free. Likewise, they are flexible, lightweight, and designed for a wide variety of outdoor applications, including patios and pool deck.

Here are the reasons why outdoor porcelain tiles are the best maintenance-free landscape option for your pool deck:

  • Requires little to no maintenance and cost-effective
  • Flexible, durable, and will last for generations to come
  • It will add beauty to your pool deck

Low Maintenance and Cost-Effective

Porce Stone porcelain tiles have a great traction with a high DCOF and slip ratings exceeding R10 and R11

Water, oil, and even chemical stains will find it nearly impossible to penetrate Porcea Stone outdoor porcelain pavers. That makes the landscape stone stain-resistant. Also, you don’t have to worry about mold buildup or tiles cracking and needing replacement after a few years. 

Furthermore, porcelain tiles come with an extremely durable, modern finish. Therefore, you will not see yourself retouching it as you would with wood or concrete.

Another great thing about our product is they will never discolour over time. So you can expect your porcelain pool deck to never fade even if it is directly exposed to the intense heat of the sun. Plus, they don’t even need resins or sealers, making porcelain a much more eco-friendly choice of hardscape material.

Additionally, the finishes of outdoor porcelain pavers are naturally non-skid. That eliminates the need to treat them often just to ensure nobody will accidentally slip while walking on them. And being safe to walk on is a vital factor when choosing the right material for your pool deck. Our modern finish is rated with an R11 slip rating which is a fancy way of saying it far exceeds building standards for slip resistance. 

There is often a misconception that porcelain tiles will be slippery and not suitable for a pool deck. However, Porcea Stone porcelain tiles are not like any other outdoor porcelain pavers. Our outdoor tiles are made in Italy and designed specifically for North America. We have done rigorous testing to ensure our products can withstand rain and snow in Canada and the USA’s harsh climates.

Tough and Long-Lasting

Durable material that can resist impact/force, and a MOHS hardness rating of 6-8 makes Porcea Stone as durable as granite

Outdoor porcelain tiles are one of the most durable and strong landscaping stones around. It will be able to take on a lot of abuse and everyday wear and tear but still maintain a timeless appearance for decades. 

The extensive line of Porcea Stone porcelain pavers are manufactured using only the finest raw materials in Italy. We combine this with very strict quality control processes to provide consumers with only the highest quality tiles perfect for your pool deck and other outdoor applications. Our quality control process includes three stages – computer scanning of each tile, human visual checking, and robotized sorting & rejection.

Even more, porcelain tiles are fireproof. That means that even if you live near a place prone to wildfires, your pool deck is going to be safe from the fire. You also don’t have to worry if you live in Canada where the winter weather can be pretty unforgiving since our outdoor porcelain tiles are designed to withstand the harsh Canadian climate.

Aesthetically Pleasing

Unlike natural stone and concrete, porcelain does not easily fade with sunlight or from exposure to UV radiation

Porcea Stone outdoor porcelain tiles are available in a wide range of stunning finishes and styles that can make your pool deck the envy of your neighbours. Our products can go head to head with the beauty of natural stones like slate and granite but at a more economical price. If you add in the fact that you don’t need to spend $0.50-$1.00/SQF each year to clean & seal Porcea Stone tiles, it will take you only a year or two to realize that outdoor porcelain tiles are a far superior product than concrete pavers or natural stone pavers.

Moreover, our elite craftsman have decades of experience in the manufacturing process to enable the tiles to perfectly mimic the look of natural stone, concrete, and wood. For instance, Porcea Ash Timber and Porcea Birch Timber are designed to replicate the knots and patterns found in real wood. Hence, your pool deck can achieve a wooden look minus the tedious upkeep and the risk of decay over time from bugs and natural weather.