A stylish, durable outdoor patio floor anchors relaxing family get-togethers and neighborhood potlucks or barbecues. There are many the best outdoor patio flooring ideas, each giving a different look and feel to the space your decorating. One example of patio flooring ideas is tiles. There are many tile types and styles to fit any patio. Slate, ceramic, limestone, terra cotta and sandstone are a few materials from which tiles are made. You can intersperse decorative tiles and create your own pattern to personalize your patio. Many tile types will likely crack in extreme cold, but some tile types, such as porcelain, can withstand winter. You must consider the climate in which you live. Because tile materials widely differ, research or ask a professional before you decide what tile type is best for your location, your patio’s use and its style.