Patio flooring can be made with any material ranging from faux grass and wood to terracotta bricks and texture natural stone. Deciding on which to incorporate into an outdoor room depends not only on durability and sustainability, but on beauty and aesthetics too.
Adding ponds or fountains to outdoor rooms and patios is mostly for its pleasing sights, soothing sounds, and overall aesthetic qualities, while at the same time, serving as a focal point.
I love lanais, porches, verandas - whatever you call them - they are my favorites! I love being outdoors. The ultimate relaxation for me is to be outdoors and comfortable too. That is what the lanai's benefits are to me. Protecting me from the elements of too much sun, too much wind or too much...
A patio garden is a great addition to any home that has a patio, whether you have a real garden or not. Acting as a complement to your landscape and indoor space, turning your patio into a garden has its many benefits. Find out how to turn this outdoor space into welcoming space.
A sunroom can be enjoyed all year round. During the winter months, you can stay warm, yet feel like you are outside. During the summer months, you can open all the windows, feel the breeze, and smell the flowers without worrying about the mosquitoes.
Here is a simple pergola that I constructed at my primary residence. I posted this on MySpace and got a little positive feedback so thought I would share it here was well. I built this on a deck but it could also be constructed over a patio. This...
Patio enclosures and screens serve either as privacy screens, outdoor space dividers, or as vertical structures for semi-enclosed patios. Made from diverse materials in different configurations, they are an essential part of patio designs. Find out here about different types and designs.
Porch columns can be updated by replacing them, painting them, adding a balustrade or even changing the mouldings. Any of these projects can add a new look or style to an existing porch.
With patio shades and covers, there are many types to consider, so, before you go out to purchase patio roof materials, it is good to know about the choices that are available and which one will work best for your patio. Find out here.
This article shows basic steps for installing deck boards after framing a deck. The instructions are part of a series of articles on deck building.