This sleek walnut coloured outdoor seating area sits within a stone courtyard/ patio that steps onto the lawn. The grand outdoor fireplace in the distance becomes the vocal point and the topiary bushes are strategically placed for an elegant finish.
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Scenario 5You’re remodelling your patio floors.The best pickPorcelainWhen it comes to patio flooring, the great outdoors can be unforgiving. This is another scenario where porcelain’s impermeability wins. When ceramic tile freezes, it absorbs moisture. This causes ceramic to expand and break. You could be looking at a flooring replacement much sooner than expected.If you live in an area that is prone to hard freezes, ceramic tile is out of the question for an outdoor space. If you live in a climate where freezes are occasional or uncommon, ceramic is risky at best. Carefully weigh your decision when deciding between porcelain or ceramic.Read more:Tile Guide: Where to Use Which Tile TypeTell us:What has been your experience with ceramic and porcelain tiles? Tell us in the Comments below.