How To Install Deck Tiles For A Quick and Easy Patio

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How To Install Deck Tiles For A Quick and Easy Patio
How To Install Deck Tiles For A Quick and Easy Patio

Now that it has finally cooled down a little, I have been able to get out and do some yard work that has been on my “to do list” for a while.  One of the projects that I have been anxious to tackle is replacing the wood tiles in front of my outdoor kitchen area.

Old wood outdoor tiles | How To Install Deck Tiles For A Quick and Easy Patio
Old wood outdoor tiles

We made these tiles out of the left over boards from my fence, so they were very economical and they worked quite well for a while.

The old tiles have seen better days | How To Install Deck Tiles For A Quick and Easy Patio
The old tiles have seen better days

The problem is that the tiles where made from 1” x 4” and 1” x 2” boards.  Those thin boards don’t stand up very well against the weather or people walking on them. So I ended up with a lot of rotting and broken tiles which had to be replaced on a regular basis…not very safe or nice to look at!

The new tiles are much brighter | How To Install Deck Tiles For A Quick and Easy Patio
The new tiles are much brighter

I finally decided to replace them with composite deck tiles.  They aren’t the cheapest solution around, but they are really easy to install, easy to keep clean and they don’t rot.  In this case, I think it’s worth spending a little more money to save time and effort.

Read on to see how to install deck tiles.

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