Rich toned and warming, these stunning Radiant Red sandstone tiles bring a touch of heat wherever they go. With a varying tonality throughout each tile, reaching from a subtle, pastel orange all the way to a toasted dark red, this stone's natural origins shine through just like the warmth of a bright summer sunset. Radiant Red sandstone is the perfect tile for creating a stunning backyard patio that will have you feeling like you're relaxing in the desert's warmth all year round.
Sandstone is a great option for both internal and external use due to its durability. It's a hardwearing material that has been used in construction and decoration for generations, and with the correct care and attention, can last for decades. Its sedimentary formation means it is a slightly porous stone. Therefore, you may wish to seal your tiles upon application. This will ensure that stains and other permeating moisture cannot damage the stone, reducing the risk of replacement. It will also help to enrich its coloring, locking that beautiful red hue into place.
This rugged stone requires a finish to complement this. These tiles have a natural cleft face, an unrefined finish that is revealed when the stone is cut, rather than created by man-made processes. Any grooves, ridges, or bumps that occur naturally are kept in place. This textured surface comes with numerous functional benefits, not to mention its value for money.
In terms of practicality, a natural cleft face is ideal for those looking to install a patio, driveway, or other outside application because of the traction it affords. Where a smooth finish is often slippery whilst wet, the texture provides sufficient grip to prevent this.
Another benefit of this finish is its incredible durability. Wear and tear should not deteriorate the stone's design, as it is intentionally irregular and rustic looking. In fact, a worn-in, natural face complements the stone's rugged and earthy demeanor. Therefore, there is little upkeep involved with a natural cleft face, making it ideal for those who would rather kick back and enjoy their new tiles, than spend their time maintaining them.
These tiles have a natural back, therefore, they are left totally ungauged. This means there is a slight variation in the tile's thickness. They are suitable for flooring both inside and outside but do require careful installation in order to create a level surface.
Radiant Red creates the most wonderful rustic home designs. In your kitchen, you can create a stunning country-style that oozes warmth and vibrancy. Pair it with matte cream shaker style cabinets and a black granite worktop for a luxury design that feels totally relaxed.
Outside the home, create a warm and inviting backyard patio, covered with a large wooden pergola and climbing florals, ultimate escapism.