Here are a few tips on making your patio everything you want.
The tradition of building patios is just as old as the tradition of building houses. A well-equipped and designed patio has the capacity of functioning as the main social hangout of any house – which must come as no surprise since it provides the advantages of direct contact to the fresh outside air, more often than not a view that is not limited by walls, or even fences, and the possibility of engaging in many activities that are not suitable to be indoors. The one question that remains is: what makes a conception that is great in general exceptional?
It is hard to find a straightforward and satisfying answer. Designing a patio requires just as much creativity, and courage as the remodeling of a kitchen or a bathroom needs. The options are seemingly endless, and there is a fresh idea on every corner. It can be risked to state that there is no optimal solution, especially not one that fits every unique case.
How to start, then? Best is to summarize the needs and the options first. Answering questions like what you expect from your patio, or what kinds of occasions it is going to be used for, is a head start. But you have to keep limitations in mind too – as the options are seemingly endless, it is a sensible idea to create a budget for the project first and also to identify the location of the patio room. As soon as you know why you are getting this addition to your house and where the financial and physical boundaries of your project lie, many uncertainties will suddenly be eliminated with a couple of simple strokes.
The physical limitations are more stubborn, though. Sometimes the space you have is not necessarily enough to take an all-around patio room in. But these three following ideas are all economical space-wise and still make great patios.
Build your fireplace into the wall
An open fireplace is one of the greatest additions in a patio. It will allow the family to create mouth-watering feasts without sacrificing any of the much valuable ground space.
Rooftop patio rooms
In case you do not have a garden or it is already too small for even a dog to reside there comfortably, why not use the rooftop, if it is suitable, to place your patio at.
Extend your kitchen counterpart
Extending your kitchen counter to the other side of the kitchen window turns your garden suitable for having meals and drinks with the friends or family outside, without creating any major obstructions.
Virtually no obstruction can prevent one from creating one’s dream patio. All it takes is careful planning and out-of-the-box creativity. In case you are short on great ideas, do not hesitate to ask for professional advice – it is a full-time job to keep updated in the world of patios when there is so many great ideas and solutions around. At AAA Remodeling we do everything to keep up with the latest and most popular trends. Feel free to contact us at (636) 349-5777 for any information on your new patio.