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You want to create that amazing outdoor space where you can have your family gatherings, but unsure of where to start. You can start with Plumbtile! Our experts are here to help you choose the perfect materials that will fit your design and preference. Please feel free to call our sales associates at any time: 1-866-369-8180.

Provide a Base for Your Tile

The first thing you will want to do will be to provide a solid base for your tiles. If you already have an existing concrete slab you will want to make sure it is properly prepared before laying down your tiles. Make sure all concrete slabs are free from large cracks, holes and crumbling concrete. This will interfere with your tiles when you lay them. You can fill in any smalls holes or cracks with concrete to make sure your base is a solid structure to hold your tiles. If you do have any crumbling, you will want to make sure it is structurally sound before starting any tile work. Crumbling may be a sign of some structure issues.

Choose the Right Tile


Next you will want to choose the right tile flooring that will work for the conditions and elements surrounding your patio. We have an amazing selection at Plumbtile. Plumbtile.com carries glass, stone and tile products made by major brand designers from around the world. Featuring collections from glass, tile and stone firms such as Adex Tile, America Universal, Cosa Marble, Hirsch Glass, Jeffrey Court, Spec Ceramics and Stone & Pewter Accents, Plumbtile stocks a selection to satisfy all glass, tile and stone product needs. You can speak with one of our experts to help in choosing the right tile based on your needs. You will want to choose one that is durable, nonslip, and can withstand weather changes.

Choose your Grout

Once you have chosen the right tile from Plumbtile’s inventory, you will want to select and mix your adhesive. Make sure you are using expansion joints as well to allow for movement due to impending changes in the weather. There are many different adhesives to choose from. Once you have completed laying the adhesive on the tile. You will want to make sure to grout between the cracks and to fill the expansion joints to completely bond your flooring to your concrete. Once that is completed and you seal your tile you will have a long lasting amazing outdoor space durable in any weather.

For any questions and guidance with creating your fabulous outdoor tile space please call our sales associates at any time: 1-866-369-8180.

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