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Should you have a patio installed this summer?

patioShould you have a patio installed this summer?

Adding a deck or a patio to your house provides different advantages, including improved visual aesthetics and possibly a higher home sale value. However, it is not just about the real estate numbers if you’re looking to expand your usable space. Here are the benefits of installing a patio or deck.

Why install a patio or deck during summer?

Improve summer cookouts

Patios and decks with the right outdoor lighting boost backyard cookouts as well as other gatherings by giving a solid space where you and your guests can mingle without trampling the grass or other landscaping components. Stone or wood, composite foundations will keep guests from staying in the dap grass or the mud whenever you host an event after a seasonal downpour or if it’s late in the evening when dew starts to collect.

If you plan on gathering your loved ones at an outdoor table this summer season for cocktails or dinners under the stars with friends, a patio installation Charleston SC will keep everybody feeling comfortable.

Connect your home to the pool

Patio, decks and pools are the ways to link the interior of your home to a swimming pool. This is true regardless if you build a deck surrounding an above ground swimming pool or extend your patio to a certain inground infrastructure.

Decks and patios allow people to move easily from the pool to the house without having to walk on dirt or grass. This will help keep your house and your pool much cleaner and could even reduce your work when it comes to keeping your home clean.

Create a shaded lounge area

Deck or patio options with roof structures offer a cooler place to enjoy the outdoors during the warm season. You could sit with family and friends and enjoy the warm breeze without getting exposed to the sun’s UV rays constantly. Young kids could also escape the direct UV rays of the sun without giving up the enjoyment of the water toys, water tables, as well as small pools.

Some deck and patio designs offer more help in staying cool. Choose designs that will allow not only allow you to boost your landscaping Charleston but also let you add ceiling fans so you will have something that will help circulate the air on humid summer nights for increased enjoyment outdoors.

Offer kids with private and safe play spaces

Decks and patios could assist you in creating a section in your backyard that’s confined or private, which could be ideal for parents of kids. The right kinds of railing and gates could keep kids safely on the deck, letting them play outside without exposing them to the many different risks in the yard. This could be helpful when you have a wooded yard, a large back yard, or property that doesn’t have a fence. For people that live in close quarters with other neighbors, certain kinds of design elements could be added into a deck or patio in order to maximize privacy.


Call now and let our team of experts build a patio that meets your needs and matches the design of your home.


Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC
Charleston, SC 29419
(843) 532-3270

Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC
2170 Bees Ferry Rd #3 Charleston SC 29419