Granite Pool Coping Tiles Drop Face

Granite Pool Coping Tiles – Drop Face

Granite pool coping tiles provide an excellent non-slip clean edge solution for around swimming pools and spas, providing that important finishing touch making it aesthetically pleasing. We provide many different stone profiles for pool surrounds, including bullnose coping pavers which are particularly people friendly, (children can safely sit on the edge of the pool) and drop face pool coping tiles which stand out from the crowd, giving a modern finished edge for pool coping tiles. We also stock square edge pool coping tiles, all carefully selected for suitability for pool coping tiles.

We offer a wide range of slip resistant pool coping tiles including bluestone pool coping tiles, travertine pool coping tiles, granite pool coping tiles and slate pool coping tiles, in profiles to suit any pool design and shape in various sizes.

Drop Face Tiles For Pool Coping

Architects favour use as the final presentation is very clean. It also give the appearance of dimensional stone (blocks of stone) as compared to thin tiles.

Drop face tiles are suitable for pool coping tiles, step treads pavers, garden edge capping tiles.

Granite tiles are suitable for Melbourne’s weather, also is very well priced, especially when compared to man made concrete products, and is generally a far superior product.

Granite Pool Surrounds Paving

Granite Pool Surrounds Paving

This is a fine example of light grey Granite pool surround paving sizing 500x500x20mm. If you prefer a Granite with more colour then have a look at our Taupe Granite 500x500x20mm.

Granite light grey pool coping is a very durable, non slip and easy to maintain paving stone which is resistant to colour changes from U.V light. On this basis it is suitable for all outdoor areas as well as pool surrounds. All our Granite is flamed to create a non slip surface as well as enhancing the colours inherent in the stone.

Our Granite pool coping tiles, the tile surface had been further worked to ensure the pleasant touch when sit on it.

Granite and Marble

Evolution in building technology over the past 60 years has dramatically changed the way in which granite and marble are used in building construction. In older city buildings, the masonry walls were necessarily thick and strong enough to support the upper floors. Stone for this purpose was generally sourced from within the State. A good example of this style of building is Parliament House on North Terrace, built of Kapunda marble on a plinth of granite quarried from West Island near Victor Harbor. Modern multi-storey buildings use thin external panels of granite, typically 30–50 mm thick, as cladding over steel load-bearing frames. Advances in granite processing technology, particularly developments in diamond sawing and computer control systems over the last decade or so, have reduced the relative cost of granite for use in domestic applications such as tiles and benchtops. As a consequence granite has become an international commodity of some importance, with ~16 Mt/year being mined around the world. Much of South Australia’s production is exported as raw blocks weighing up to 30 t.

South Australia is Australia’s largest producer of granite, from quarries on northern Eyre Peninsula and a zone extending from the eastern Mount Lofty Ranges to the South-East. In 1999, production was 22 800 t, and for the first time granite production from Eyre Peninsula exceeded 10000 t.


Granite Tiles Pool Filter Lid Design

Granite Tiles Pool Filter Lid Design

Granite tiles are a versatile type of paving. This tile has been cut to size & a hole drilled through the middle to facilitate easy removal of this pool filter lid.

This landscaping practise commonly seen in Australian design and implementation of outdoor pool stone paving.

Aa swimming pool mostly constructed outdoor and exposed to the weather in Australia, the drainage design around the pool and quickly water release from the surface of the tiles are critical for various reasons. for pool surround plumbing, it is essential to install pipe filter to trap all foreign objects remains outside of the pipe to prevent from the blockage.

These designs will ensure the ease of maintenance for all swimming pool surround stone pavers and tiles, equally important compared to choosing pool coping tiles.

How to Pack Pool Coping Tiles

How to Pack Pool Coping Tiles – Prevent From Damage to Corners

It is important that your supplier uses correct packing methods, especially for pool coping tiles as the corners will chip easily during transport from China to Australia. Using foam strips between the tiles helps prevent damage to corners of stone tiles.

As shown in the photo are Bluestone drop face tiles, all the contact areas between tiles are carefully protected by foam strips. Even Bluestone is very dense stone & each drop face tile is cut into one piece without joint, appropriate packing, protection and transportation are needed to maintain the top quality of individual Bluestone pavers.