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    Spanish Tile Patio (Types & Design Ideas)

    Here’s our Spanish tile patio guide including popular styles such as terracotta, Saltillo and hand painted design ideas. Spanish tiles have been around since the Medieval ages, most popularly used for churches and palaces. These artisan tiles eventually found their way into private homes, most popularly used in kitchens, floors, bathrooms, and of course, patios. […] More

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    PVC vs Composite Decking (Differences & Pros and Cons)

    Here’s our guide to PVC vs composite decking including their pros and cons, cost differences, warranty and which deck types are best. A deck provides a great place to visit with family and friends, have a barbecue, and enjoy your morning coffee. Traditionally, decks were made with wood and stained with a high-quality oil stain. […] More

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    Potted Palm Trees for Your Patio

    Welcome to our guide to potted palm trees for your patio including the best types for shaded and sunny patio designs.Any patio, no matter the décor, can benefit from a few potted palm trees. There are, of course, those potted palm trees readily available at your local home and garden store, but there is generally […] More

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    Polished Concrete Patio (Design Guide)

    Welcome to our polished concrete patio design guide including what it is, cost and its differences vs stained concrete patios. A polished concrete patio brings your outdoor living into a whole new level that is so easy to maintain and resists visible wear more than other conventional patio materials. Moreover, a polished concrete patio can […] More

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    Stamped Concrete Patio vs Pavers

    Here’s our comparison of stamped concrete patio vs pavers including the pros and cons, cost and design pictures.Both stamped  concrete patios and paver patios are great choices when it comes to installing or redoing a patio design. Each of these selections have different pros and cons as well as costs associate with them. While the […] More

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    Concrete Patio Finishes (Types & Designs)

    Welcome to our guide to the types of concrete patio finishes including smooth, broom, brush, stamped, pebble, aggregate, salt and stained finish designs.A patio is a great architectural element to add to a home. It provides you with a convenient place to enjoy the outdoors without moving too far from the comforts of your home. […] More

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    Raised Patio Designs (Types & Ideas)

    Here we share our gallery of raised patio designs including cost and popular types such as stone, brick, paver, concrete and tile. Building a raised patio in your backyard can help increase your home’s outdoor living space and value. This can provide more opportunities for outdoor dining and entertaining. What Are Raised Patio Designs? The […] More

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    Pavers vs Concrete Patio (Pros & Cons & Design Guide)

    Pavers vs concrete patio design guide including pros and cons, cost and which one is best for durability, maintenance and installation.When confronted with which type of building material to use for your driveway, walkway, or patio, the most popular materials and options are pavers and concrete.  Pavers are available in a variety of shapes, styles, […] More

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    Electric vs Propane Patio Heater (Pros and Cons)

    Here we share our electric vs propane patio heater guide including differences, pros and cons, usage cost and whether they are worth it for your backyard patio or deck.If you’ve invested in an outdoor space as part of your home, you want to get the most out of it. That means using it as often […] More

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    Outdoor Porcelain Tile (Pros and Cons)

    Here’s our outdoor porcelain tile patio guide including what they are, pros and cons, cost and maintenance tips.Patios are a place for you to entertain your loved ones and enjoy some fresh air when you want it. So, it’s worth considering all of your options when it comes to choosing the best design for your […] More

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    Types of Patio Enclosures (Design Guide)

    Welcome to our guide to the types of patio enclosures including different options, cost and designs.Once the weather turns warm and sunny, people enjoy using their patio for barbecues, parties, and visiting. Yet, depending on the climate they live in, not everyone has the chance to enjoy their patio year-round. Once a homeowner decides they […] More

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    Insulated vs Uninsulated Patio Covers

    Here’s our comparison of insulated vs uninsulated patio covers with pros and cons, cost and best features.When looking into getting a patio cover there are a few selections that need to be chosen: type, material and size. There will be a big price difference based on these selections. Researching the climate you are in and […] More

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