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Tips For Adding A Patio

patio CharlestonTips For Adding A Patio

A patio serves as an anchor to an outdoor landscape and it offers a level and solid surface for eating, gathering, enjoying, and relaxing in your outdoor space. The perfect patio for you will mix your landscape’s style to your home’s design. It will also have its very own appeal that you, your family, as well as your guests will love.

If you are adding a patio Charleston to your yard, there are a few things you need to know including the ideal size and location, who to hire, what materials to use, and how long the project will take to complete.

Hire a Landscaping Expert

For many homeowners, especially if the patio is huge, the project is a complex and it needs a lot of time to prepare for. You need to hire an experienced landscaping expert. In case you would like to have something that’s elaborate, you should consider consulting with a landscape designer or architect. You need a professional to set up the water and gas lines, as well as the wiring for all electrical features.

A landscaping Charleston expert can take care of the groundwork that is involved in obtaining all the needed permits, prepping the site and inspecting for any utility lines, as well as doing the actual set up. Before you select an expert for your patio project, make sure to check if the potential professional has previous experience with the kind of patio that you want to have. Just like any other project, you should check the reviews and if possible ask for references as well as samples of their past works.

Design Considerations For Your Patio Project

You need to know where you want to place your patio. It can be between your home and your backyard. It most cases, this spot is off the kitchen, which will make it the perfect outdoor entertainment area. A patio that is close to the family or living room, or paired with huge doors between the spaces, is perfect for creating a simple transition between outdoor and indoor living areas. You can also add a patio in your front yard so you can have a spot where you can entertain your friends and interact with your neighbors.

You should also have an idea how you want to use your patio so you can determine who big you want it to be. If you would to use the space for entertaining or dining, make sure that it is huge enough so that it won’t be hard to get around the table or to pull out the chairs. You should also determine if you want to add an outdoor kitchen, a water feature, or perhaps a spa. Just remember that these additional features need more time to prepare for.

The shape is also important. A rectangular or square patio can be used for serve several purposes from an entertainment area to a quiet place where you can relax. If you want to add more flair, you can choose a circular shape. You should also determine your preferred style by knowing what material you want to use. You can choose from different materials such as tile, stone, and brick.

Call now and let our landscaping experts build the perfect patio for your home.

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

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