The right patio design can greatly enhance the appeal of your backyard. Usually found at ground level, they can be made of concrete, stone, or pavers. Each of these options have many further options within them. With these materials you have options that decks can't match, and vice versa. Your design can take almost any shape, including irregular shapes and curves - it can narrow down to the width of a pathway through a garden before opening back into a large area for seating, cooking, or entertaining. Decks aren't that flexible (without great expense). In general, they are low maintenence, extremely durable and longlasting, and are more budget friendly. We will discuss which option is best for you in a seperate article.
Some backyards naturally lend themselves to ground level outdoor living. If your most used back door is near the ground, your best option may be a patio. Even if you have an elevated back door, there is no reason why you can't add a patio out further away in your yard. Whether you use concrete, stone, pavers, or a combination, you have many options that are not practical with a deck. Of course, there is no reason you can't have both!
Patios can be integrated into the overall design of your backyard space. Blend in water or fire features, change levels, even install an outdoor kitchen! And the best part is that you can spread those pieces out over time, according to your budget and other constraints. You don't have to do everything at once and each component can be enjoyed while waiting on the next. Just be sure to plan with the big picture in mind at the beginning!
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