Pool Pavers & Tiles

Pool Pavers & Tiles

Pool pavers refer to construction materials used to build areas outside pools, also called pool surrounds. The areas can also be built with pool tiles for indoor use and, at times, for smaller areas. Pool pavers and tiles can be arranged to complement several design schemes owing to their various sizes, colours and shapes.

Building good pool surrounds can be a tricky job. The right material and proper installation make all the difference with it comes to pavers around the pool. It is where our pool pavers and tiles come into the picture. The ideal material for pool pavers in Sydney should be non-slippery, water-resistant and, finally, elevate the aesthetics of the building. Our swimming pool pavers meet all these requirements efficiently, taking care of safety for everyone.

They can be cut to fit in various shapes as per your needs. Our pool pavers are versatile, which primarily means they can be used in several other landscaping applications besides external poolside areas.

Since all-natural stones are porous, it is ideal to apply sealant on pool pavers and tiles to block their porosity. Sealing reduces the chances of water absorption and moisture damage in the case of pavers around the pool. It reduces the maintenance cost by many folds. From Travertine pool pavers to Limestone pool pavers, you have many options to choose from that will add life to your pool areas. The variety of colour options and textures of our swimming pool pavers gives you plenty of opportunities to experiment with overall appearance.

Stone Depot is the largest wholesale supplier of premium natural stones in Australia. We deliver across Australia, including Sydney (NSW), Brisbane (QLD), Melbourne (VIC) and more. We believe there is one stone for every space and our stones help you personalise that space. Our extensive pool pavers and tiles range is available in Granite, Travertine, Limestone, Marble and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are Pool Tiles and Pavers?

Pool Tiles and Pavers are natural stone Tiles or Pavers used for paving the Pool area. There are plenty of stone variants and colours available with us.

2. What should be the thickness for Pool Tiles or Pavers?

We request our clients to connect with their Tiler or landscaper as they are the ones to install the product. Generally, our clients go with 12 mm or 15 mm thick Tiles over concrete bedding and 30 mm thick Pavers on a levelled soil base.

3. What are the edge options available in Pool Tiles or Pavers?

Generally, tumbled edge tiles or pavers are used for pool area tiling or paving.

4. Can I use a straight edge natural stone paver or Tile for Pool surround?

Straight edge Tile or paver are used for indoor applications during Pool surround installation. We recommend going with tumbled edges in Tiles or Pavers.

5. What are the colour options available in Pool Tiles or Pavers?

There are plenty of stones available for Pool Tiles. We have various colours in stock like beige, silver, grey, white and black.

6. What is the finish of Pool Tiles or Pavers?

Generally, pool surround tiles or pavers come in honed finish.

7. What is the standard size for Pool Tiles or Pavers?

Though they come in a variety of sizes, the standard size is 600x400 mm. They can come in 200x200 mm, 400x400 mm or 800x400 mm too.

8. Is there a recommended product for Tiles or Pavers around the Pool?

There is no specific product in this category. You are free to choose from our vast range of premium offerings of Pool Tiles and Pavers like Travertine, Limestone, Sandstone, Bluestone, Marble, Granite, and Crazy Pavers. We also supply Porcelain Pool Tiles and Pavers.

9. Are there different grades available in Pool Tiles or Pavers?

Yes, there are various grades available. Generally you would find commercial, standard, and premium quality Pool Tiles or Pavers. We only supply premium quality Pool Pavers in Sydney area.

10. Is there a high colour variation in Pool Tiles or Pavers?

Stone Depot is known for supplying premium quality Pool paving Tiles and Pavers in the Sydney area. Our stones are consistent with the least colour variation.

11. What quality of Travertine Pool Tiles or Pavers and Pool Edge does Stone Depot supply?

We only supply premium quality Travertine Pool Tiles or Pavers. The Pool edge Tiles and Pavers are of the same quality.

12. What all Pool Tiles and Pool Pavers does Stone Depot have?

Stone Depot is known as the premium quality supplier of Pool Tiles, Pool Pavers, and coping like bullnose and dropedge in the Sydney area. We offer the following Tiles, Pavers, and copings for Pool surrounds:

  • Travertine Pool Tiles and Pavers
  • Limestone Pool Tiles and Pavers
  • Sandstone Pool Tiles and Pavers
  • Bluestone Pool Tiles and Pavers
  • Marble Pool Tiles and Pavers
  • Porcelain Pool Tiles and Pavers
  • Crazy Pave around the Pool

13. Are Bluestone Pavers around the Pool better than Marble Pool Pavers?

Both Bluestone and Marble are perfect for your pool project. You can also choose from other stones in Pool Tiles and Pavers like Travertine, Sandstone, Limestone, Granite, or porcelain.

14. What is the life expectancy of Pool Tiles or Pavers?

If the stone is installed properly and maintained well, it can easily last for more than 20 years.

15. Will Pool Tiles or Pavers fade in the Sun?

All natural stones tend to fade in direct sunlight. However, sealing the stone prevents the colour from fading and also increases its life expectancy.

16. Are the Pool Tiles or Pavers that Stone Depot sells non- slippery?

Yes, Stone Depot sells anti-slip Pool Tiles, Pool Pavers and Pool copings.

17. Are Pool Tiles or Pavers expensive?

Natural stone Pool Tiles or Pavers like Travertine, Limestone, etc., would be priced based on the stone quality. If you are considering using natural stone Tile or paver as Pool coping, always use premium quality stones.

18. What all options of edges are there in Pool Pavers with Stone Depot?

Stone Depot supplies Bullnose Pavers for Pool and Drop Edge Paver options. We have matching Pool Tiles, Pavers, and coping in the stone offerings. Pool Bullnose Pavers and Pool Dropedge that we supply are of premium quality, just like swimming Pool Tiles and Pavers for surrounds.

19. Is it necessary to do concrete bedding for installing natural stone Pool Tile or Paver?

It is always recommended to do concrete bedding before installing Pool Tiles or Pavers. The chances of moisture seeping in from the ground are reduced. Also, the Tile or paver would get fixed on the surface and not get displaced.

20. Can I use Travertine Tiles or Pavers in Pool surrounds?

Travertine in the current time is one of the most demanded products for pool tiling or paving. Travertine Pool Tiles are highly recommended for for their durability and elegant look.

21. Can Sandstone be used as Pool Tile or Paver?

Yes, Sandstone Tiles or Pavers for Pool surrounds have always been in demand. The warm colour tone of the stone compliments the weather conditions of Australia.

22. Will Limestone be a good option for Pool Tile or Paver?

Limestone generally comes in lighter-coloured tone. It is also highly in demand for Pool surrounds because of its high slip rating. Additionally, Limestone elevates the look of the Pool to another level.

23. Can Granite be put as Pool Tile or Paver?

Granite gives an elegant appearance and works well with contemporary architecture. It is high in slip rating and is the best for Pool settings.

24. Do we need to seal natural stone Pool Tiles or Pavers?

Yes, we highly recommend sealing Pool Tiles and Pavers. Sealing would ensure the stone becomes water-resistant, and there would be fewer chances for staining as well.

25. How many coats of sealant are required on Indoor Tiles?

The industry experts suggest doing 2 coats of sealant on any natural stone.

26. Can swimming Pool Tiles or Pavers get stained?

Swimming Pool Tiles or Pavers are composed of natural stones. If left unsealed, there would be high chances of staining on wine or liquid spillover. We highly recommend sealing them to make them resistant to stains or damage.

27. How to clean Indoor Pool Tiles or Pavers?

It is best suited to use warm water and soft cloth to clean the surface.

28. Can I use acidic solution to clean Pool Tiles or Pavers?

Acidic solutions should never be used to clean Pool Tiles or Pavers as they cause permanent damage. Use stone cleaners available in the market if the need arises.

29. Can I use vinegar to clean Pool Tiles or Pavers?

No, avoid using vinegar to clean Pool Tiles or Pavers. Use warm water with a mild soap solution and a soft cloth to clean the surface.

30. Can I use bleach to clean Swimming Pool Tiles or Pavers?

Avoid using bleach to clean Pool Tiles or Pavers. It might leach into the stone and cause irreparable harm. Instead, use a pH-neutral cleaner.

31. Can I pressure wash Pool Tiles or Pavers?

Yes, you can pressure wash Pool Tiles or Pavers, but we recommend resealing the stone after pressure washing.

32. Which tiles are good for a swimming pool?

Due to its resilience and capacity to tolerate water and pool chemicals, a variety of natural stone tiles are good for swimming pools. Due to the sturdiness and low maintenance needs, Granite pavers and tiles are preferred for pool installations. It holds up well against chemicals, stains and fading. Granite tiles and pavers offer a flexible and appealing solution for pool settings because they are available in a variety of hues and finishes. Travertine is a porous variety of Limestone with a unique look and is a popular choice for swimming pools. Due to its ability to keep you cool even in hot weather, it is frequently used as a pool surround and coping. Travertine tiles and pavers come in a variety of shades and textures, including tumbled and honed, giving pool decks and coping a natural and beautiful appearance.

33. Are pool tiles expensive?

Pool tile prices can differ depending on several elements, including the type of tile, its quality and the pool size. Pool tiles often range in price from reasonably inexpensive to pricey. Pool tiles come in a variety of materials, out of which natural stones are the most preferred choice. They are typically more expensive than ceramic and porcelain tiles but more durable. Both their quality and design significantly influence the price of the tiles. Unique tiles and intricate patterns may cost more than more affordable options. It is advised to speak with nearby pool tile suppliers or builders to obtain precise pricing data based on your unique needs and region. They may provide specific quotes based on the size of your pool and the sort of tile you’re interested in.

34. How often do you need to clean pool tiles?

Regularly cleaning pool tiles is advised to avoid accumulating dirt, grime and mineral deposits. A few factors should be considered, like pool usage and maintenance practices that affect how frequently pool tiles need to be cleaned. Cleaning intervals can vary, but a general rule of thumb is to clean pool tiles every one to three months. Pools near trees or in windy settings, for example, may have higher quantities of airborne debris and necessitate more frequent cleaning. Like this, heavier users or pools with more minerals in the water may require more frequent cleaning to avoid tough stains and buildup.

35. How often do pool tiles need to be replaced?

The type of pool tile, the standard of installation and the degree of upkeep can all affect how long pool tiles last. In general, well maintained pool tiles can survive for a long time, frequently between 10 and 20 years or more. It's crucial to remember that pool tiles occasionally need to be replaced because of damage, wear and tear, or shifting aesthetic tastes. Harsh weather, pool chemicals and inadequate cleaning methods are among factors that might cause tile deterioration. Pool tiles can last longer with routine inspection and upkeep, such as quickly fixing any cracks or loose tiles. The requirement for replacement ultimately will depend on the circumstances and state of the tiles in each pool.

36. Is it better to tile or pave around pool?

The decision to tile or pave around a pool is dependent on several elements, including personal choice and financial constraints. Natural stones can make stunning choices for pavement and tiling around swimming pools. Natural stones pool tiles with ageless and exquisite appearances include Travertine, Limestone and Granite. Natural stone tiling can produce an opulent and fashionable appearance. Natural stones' distinctive patterns and hues give the pool area depth and personality. Natural stone pool tiles are also renowned for their resilience to dampness, tenacity and tolerance to severe pool chemicals.

Natural stones can be utilised as pavers or slabs for pavement. They give the area around the pool a more natural and rustic look. Natural stone pavers can be laid out in a variety of patterns, including herringbone and random ones and give flexibility in terms of design. Natural stone paving can have a realistic appearance and blend in well with the surrounding landscape. Ultimately, your personal taste, financial situation and preferred aesthetic will determine whether you decide to tile or pave with genuine stones. It is advised that you speak with experts who can advise you depending on your needs.

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