Home / Design Hub / The Ultimate TILE Guide to Getting your Backyard Ready for Summer

The Ultimate TILE Guide to Getting your Backyard Ready for Summer

With a blistering Aussie Summer fast approaching we have created a helpful tile guide to start you on your last-minute backyard upgrade.

The Ultimate TILE Guide to Getting your Backyard Ready for Summer

Whether you want to cool down in your backyard Pool, entertain in your Alfresco or refresh yourself with a beer under your Pergola you will enjoy it even more with a newly spruced up outdoor area.

Elegance Tiles have created a guide to make your tile selection that much easier. Below there is a tile for every style and outdoor area.


Sexy with Stone

Love a modern and sleek backyard?

There’s one fast and easy way to achieve this look in your home with a dark stone-look tile..
Our BIS Grafite External tile has the perfect balance of style and sleek sexiness.

Available in both a rectangular 300×600 or larger format 600×600 size. This tile is perfect to frame your pool or complete your BBQ area.

Stone Look Tiles



Cool with Concrete

Need functionality without sacrificing taste?

A concrete look tile with an aggregate feature will keep your backyard clean and stylish.

Our Beton External range in both Grey and Charcoal are super easy on the eye, as well as, easy to clean after a Sunday BBQ.

Ideal for smaller and inner-city backyards, this tile is now available in a 450×900 extra-large format that allows for less grout joints and creates the illusion of even more space.

Terrazzo tiles



Luxurious with Limestone

Struggling to make your backyard feel classy and contemporary?

Try introducing a cushion edge limestone-look tile into your outdoor area.

These tiles will add a touch of classical charm and inevitably, boost the feeling of elegance in your space.

Indulge in the French provincial style with our Queen French pattern set from Isla Ceramics in Italy. Available in an off-white (Luxor) and a light grey (Silver), this range will enhance your luxurious outdoor area.

Queen Luxor



Timeless with Timber

Craving the character of timber decking, but dreading the maintenance it requires?

With the evolving technology in the tile industry, we now offer the beauty of timber flooring in our porcelain timber-look tiles. Better yet, they come in an external finish that is perfect for outdoor use.

Our Eco Wood Canela External 200×1200 tile will give you the perfect timber deck look. The texture, colour and finish replicates the character and warmth of real wood, with the benefit of UV resistance, stain resistance and low maintenance upkeep.

Timber look tiles are almost too good to be true…

Timber Tiles

Casual with Cement

Tend to lean towards a clean industrial style?

A basic cement look tile will give you functionality with a chilled appearance to your backyard.

Our Surface range, all the way from the UAE, is the ultimate cement look tile. Ranging in 10 colours, 3 finishes & 3 sizes, you simply cannot go wrong with this range.

We call this our ‘go-to’ range as it has all you could want and need to add effortless cool to a surface.

Surface range



Trendy with Terrazzo

Obsessed with the current Terrazzo trend but want to stand out from the crowd?

If you’re looking for a tile inspired by this eye-catching trend, yet makes its own individual mark, you will love newest release,  Ego Avorio.

Inspired by Venetian terrazzo, this tile features marble, limestone and concrete motifs, resulting in a truly game-changing porcelain tile.

White terrazzo tiles



At Elegance Tiles, no matter what lifestyle you live or which design you favour, we have a tile for you.

Come and visit one of our 16 stores throughout Victoria where our experienced and passionate staff can guide you on your backyard makeover journey.

Good luck!

This weeks OBSESSION. Such an eye-catching bathroom. @absolutelymarble_us created this moody space alongside @wk_quantumquartz @solimoconstructions and Elegance Tiles.
#interiordesign #hextiles #marble
We love sharing our customers finished projects to give you all some inspo on your future projects. This sophisticated bathroom finished with our Beton Grey tile. Isn't this bathroom to die for! ????
#nestforkidsinteriors #betongrey #terrazzo
Our @elegance_geelong_surfcoast store supplied these beautiful tiles to @wajacreations to create this luxury outdoor feel bathroom. ????
#plants #patterntiles #outdoorfeel
We are absolutely obsessed with the end result of this @carlandconstructions bathroom featuring Elegance Tiles. Great job guys ????
#industrial #bathtub #concretetiles

Talk to an Expert

We can discuss your project any way you like.


Proceeding to payment means your order will be finalised in our system

Before you CLICK confirm:

  1. You've ordered your samples & seen the product
  2. You've double-checked your measurements
  3. Extra tiles will mean a new order
  4. Account for 10% wastage
  5. You've read our returns & exchange policy

Woohoo you're ready to tile!

The Elegance Tiles Team

Proceed to checkout

General enquiry form

We can discuss your project any way you like.

How to order samples

Want to see how our tiles will look in your home?

We’ll deliver up to 6 sample tiles directly to your door for only $9.

Want to see how our tiles will look in your home? We’ll deliver up to 6 sample tiles directly to your door for only $6.

Sample icon one

1. Order sample

Simply view any tile from our range and select ‘Order Sample’

Sample icon two

2. Go to checkout

Add more samples (up to 6) to complete the set, or go to checkout to complete your sample order

Sample icon three

3. Receive samples

Samples will be sent to your address within 7-14* business days

Sample icon four

3. Receive your refund

Use your samples to help you decide, then recieve a full refund when you purchase your tiles

Please select a state

6 samples for $9 Order samples

Select Wishlist

Select Wishlist you would like to add product to: