Choosing the right outdoor flooring for the patio is important but sometimes overlooked. People usually focus on the furniture setting. However, outdoor flooring can influence your exterior design and enhance your patio style.
There are various options of outdoor flooring you can choose based on your budget. Or, you can update your existing floor by staining it or simply adding rug. For your inspiration, check out these beautiful outdoor flooring ideas for the patio.
Covering your boring deck or concrete patio floor with outdoor rug is the easiest way to update your patio. There are certain types of rugs for outdoor purpose. They are usually made of synthetic materials such as nylon or acrylic. Or, if you look for a rug that is less prone to mildew and fading, choose one made of natural fiber like jute or seagrass.
A dark tone tribal patterned rug makes a splendid piece on the wood deck.
Navy blue color creates an elegant look, especially when combined with black and white.
If you have a round table, you can choose a round outdoor rug so it fits perfectly.
Try to layer textures and patterns. This will make the design more interesting.
For a more durable material, opt for jute rugs. It’s suitable for a minimalist, yet casual concept.
Tile is the common flooring option for the patio. Tile flooring is low maintenance, it’s easy to clean and more resistant to any weather or other outdoor elements. The options for patio tiling are so many, you can choose one that suits your home style and meets your budget. Just make sure you choose the type that don’t get slippery when it’s wet.
The black and white patterned tiling creates a beautiful transition from the wooden deck to the patio floor.
Black tiles add elegance to this eco-friendly patio.
Combining different shades of the same type of tile creates a unique look.
Circle patterned tiles and a round couch make a perfect match.
Outdoor stained concrete floors and painted flooring
If you are low on budget, you can either paint or stain your outdoor flooring instead. This can be an interesting DIY project. The key is to use the right materials, there are various paint products available for each type of surface and use. Choose weather-resistant paint that don’t peel or chip easily. If you are confused, you can visit a home improvement store to ask for help.
Add a few accent of colors to your concrete flooring to cheer up the patio.
For a chic look, make a geometric patterned floor.
Painted floor is an energetic and fun flooring idea. Using vibrant colors, you can create a lively pattern out of your boring gray concrete tiles.