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Garden floors: in wood, stone, brick, with river pebbles, self-locking, porphyry cubes, sleepers, elements of imitation wood…. the choices are so many.
When it comes togarden floors, the installation can be done directly on the grass, but it is recommended, for an optimal result, to remove the turf in correspondence of the future flooring and fill the thickness with suitably compacted gravel. This procedure will be required to make thefloormore stable and smooth.
How to pave the garden
To create a walk, a sort of walkway / driveway intended for pedestrian transit, we refer you to the article "How to build a path "where, in addition to explaining to you in practical terms how a stone or brick walk is made, we also analyze the various types ofoutdoor floorssuitable for this purpose.
For the flooring of large surfaces, or anyone who intends to obtain an elegant result, can evaluate the use of oneporphyry flooringfor outdoors.The porphyry cubes are sturdy and allow you to create geometries of various types and different shades. In the article "How to pave the garden”We explain in detail how the porphyry is laid, cube by cube.
Wooden garden floor
Until some time ago, to get a result natural, the use of the classic wooden "railway sleepers" was recommended, currently railway sleepers are not recommended as they are carcinogenic and harmful to human health and the environment. As an alternative towoodthere are materialswood-like, excellent imitations of wood made with reinforced concrete and colored with iron oxides, it is a decidedly more stable and lasting solution. For more details, please refer to the article "How to make a wooden floor for outdoors"
Garden flooring, prices
If the laying of porphyry seems too laborious, just as the concrete slabs imitate wood, there are floors that try to reproduce the pattern of the porphyry surfaces. These tiles are very popular and practical to use, they are "porphyry effect floating tiles ", available in different colors and sizes, thepricefor each outdoor tile with a thickness of 3.8 cm and a size of 40x40cm, it amounts to about 2.99 euros. If you need to pave an external surface of 16 m2, you will need 40 floating porphyry-effect tiles for a total cost of around 119 euros.
Those who want to achieve a more "natural" effect, in addition to wood, can consider the use of stone and / or pebbles. Natural stone floors are more expensive, in fact the stones are smoothed and worked to respect thicknesses and dimensions. When it comes tooutdoor stone floorsor pebbles i prices they fluctuate a lot according to the processing and origin of the element. AJapanese step in uncertain stone, with dimensions of 44 × 56 cm and a thickness of 4 cm, has a price of € 15.29. This type of stone is particularly used to create practical and safe paths but with a natural and irregular appearance.
In the photo above, a prestigious hand-made walkable mosaic