Patio Designs to Suit Your Home in Weatogue, CT
Whether you are having a patio built from scratch or refreshing an existing one, the design you choose influences how you will use your newly designed patio. Here are some patio designs to consider for your Weatogue, CT, landscape.
Foundation Choices and Shapes
With so many foundation selections available for patios today, you can achieve the exact look you want for your patio surface. Paving stones come in every hue of gray, tan, and white, in large rectangles and small squares, and in traditional and permeable pavers. You can match a rustic stone to your home’s rustic exterior, or you can choose to use traditional look of brick for a classic aesthetic.
If your home is modern with clean lines, consider choosing a patio paver in a pale gray or white to bring that aesthetic into the landscape. A traditional home of painted siding might look best with a flagstone patio or a rustic cobblestone.
The shape is also important. You might choose a rectangular patio that adjoins your home to blend the indoor and outdoor living spaces. A circular patio with stepping stones leading to it can feel like a destination in your yard, or you can customize the shape to what fits your landscape and intended use best.
Most any patio can be enhanced by the addition of a contrasting paving stone border to define the edges, or a centered pattern that features multicolored stones.
An elevated patio, made of charming bluestone or slate steps, would sit like royalty above the landscape and feel like a separate outdoor room. If you want to add some privacy and additional seating, think about incorporating a low retaining wall around the patio to give it a finished appearance. With pretty bushes and sweet-smelling flowers to complement the design, the elevated patio can quickly become your favorite place.
Furnishing and Finishing Your Patio
Even in the summertime, the evenings can be chilly. That will no longer be the case when you add a fire feature to add to your design. Picture relaxing in your outdoor area late into the night nestled near a fire pit or an eye-catching fireplace. With comfortable furniture, pillows, and throws, you and your friends can visit as long as you like.
Outdoor lighting can also significantly increase your use of a patio, while bringing a subtle ambiance to the area. Fixtures that point the light down onto the patio can bring more utility and safety after dark, while twinkle lights dotting the trees brings the fun. Uplighting to highlight a special tree, flowering trellis, or water wall increases the enjoyment of your landscape at night.
Bring in some color to your outdoor area through colorful pots filled with multi-hued greenery and seasonal flowers that look inviting and smell so good. Trailing vines that stay green for most of the year can help your patio landscape to look alive even when it is cold outside.
To bring your ideas to life or help you come up with ideas that would work best for your patio, turn to a landscape contractor that has experience with creating beautiful patios using quality materials and today’s styles. Once your design is complete, an installation crew will bring the design to life for you.
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"We didn't want to let too much time pass before writing to you. We are so pleased with the patio and have already used it many times in the past few weeks. We always had a nice retreat in the woods - but now we are actually USING the space to read, cook and relax. Your team was a pleasure to work with on the project. Dave kept everything moving and we felt very well informed throughout the build. He went above and beyond to make sure that our property was well cared for and that the patio ultimately fit our vision. Jimmy was the other key component to the team. He is an extremely hard worker that was very dedicated to the project and easily served as our onsite contact when Dave was unavailable. We cannot compliment either of them enough! From the beginning, we have loved your vision for this project and we hope to work with you again in the future. Thank you for creating our new backyard oasis! It's perfect." Read more comments
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