Aggie Lala Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-30 19:28:05. Although I've seen it done, I don't think you want to be carrying trays of drinks down several steps. One step down to the patio, and another step or two from the patio to the backyard, is acceptable. Any more than that, and you should build a deck, or build a platform under the patio, because you will then have the ability to adjust the height of the deck or patio to the conditions.
Pax Ivanna Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-30 17:06:12. But such incidents are rare and we should not be controlled by external forces. We could always install a burglar alarm system. Having a trained guard dog is another way of keeping the place safe.
Korinna Kriemhild Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-30 13:59:04. Ideally, you should clean your patio regularly, but if life has been hectic and you haven't done much in the way of maintenance lately, now is a good time to catch up on some essential tasks.
Gunda Misty Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-08 00:30:19. Here's what to think about: overall size of the yard; how do you use the yard; contour of the landscape; what functions need to be accommodated on the deck or patio; will you hang out just with the family, or will you entertain often; which other backyard features will be integrated into the immediate area (i.e. awnings, hot tubs, pools, backyard kitchens, plants, seating, railings, etc.). Of course, your budget has something to do with your choices.
Corina Marisol Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-08 18:35:37. Like any large city, the greater Kansas City area has many homes with smaller backyards. Fortunately, concrete patio design can be developed in such as way as to make the most of these smaller spaces. Concrete can be made to look like stone, slate or marble, and it can be polished or given the appearance of large or small bricks. Pre-cut pavers are also an excellent choice for a patio, and homeowners can enjoy the sensation of an Italian Palazzo or woodsy retreat in their own backyard. A good concrete company can give suggestions and offer examples of their work.
Ella Naamah Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-07 22:36:51. Shade protection given by patio awnings and shade sails keeps the sun-lover safe from painful overexposure to the sun. They can also reduce glare, and can be found in colors to suit any existing color scheme. Article written by Steve-Boulden from The Landscape Design Site which offers free landscaping ideas, patio design ideas, garden plans, pictures, and advice. For more ideas visit his site at .
Corina Marisol Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-09 07:07:08. One thing that's very important is to consider how much space you have available on your patio. After all, a fire pit puts out a lot of heat, and if you only have a small patio, the last thing you need is a huge fire pit taking up lots of space and making the patio feel like the inside of a volcano. So in that situation you would only need a small, simple fire pit. Then you can place it in the middle of the seating area, for effect and warmth, and people can enjoy it without roasting.
Blaguna Rajani Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-07 16:54:47. Patio gazebos are installed by either bolting them to the surface of your patio, or by cutting post holes in your patio and cementing the posts into the ground below. Consult the manufacturer to decide which method to use, and how to go about doing it. Depending on the design and weight of your gazebo, methods will vary.
Marisol Mac Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-08 10:34:05. 3. Safety First - Be sure the gas patio heater you choose is carefully engineered for safety. Industry-approved designs feature safety tilt switches, sealed burners, flame controls, electronic ignitions and emergency cut-off valves. No sense in looking good if you aren't safe.
Rashmi Jameela Patio & Pergola, 2017-04-07 10:19:01. For that professional Patio Cover you would need appropriate tools; you can order a complete tool kit or purchase one. The tools required would be a 3/8" drill bit, hack saw or electric jig saw with fine-toothed blade for metal, a caulking gun, measuring tape, screwdriver, hammer, metal snips, socket and shank, crescent wrench, level, carpenter's square, ladders, heavy duty pencils, masonry and nuts and bolts. If the patio is attached to the house then the existing support system will help cover to fit easily. For a free-standing patio the cover will have to be fitted on all four sides, depending on shape. The building instructions will guide you step by step.How To Design And Build Your Own Pergola
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