Patio is an element of the garden design, but it is a most expensive part of a garden. Because a patio can fulfill various function thus it need a careful consideration. Therefore, here are some points on different patio designs.
Patio location- patio can be located where it can catch the evening sun and provides a warm spot for evening meal or drink.
Patio intended use- for having a patio you have to decide how you will be going to use it. You want a dining patio, sunbath patio or a relaxing patio with a book or a patio having quality of all three.
Patio capacity- patio can be designed large enough that can accommodate right size, where one can easily pull the chairs and also people move all around when other are seated.
Built-in seating- patio design will incorporate the built-in seating along with outdoor fireplaces and pergolas look very chic as well as transfer the entire patio in an outdoor room.
Privacy- if your patio is overlooking then it is must that the design of patio will include screening. To provide privacy sense walls, fences, hedges and pergolas can be included.
Affordable price- installing patio is quite expansive but you can also spend how much you can afford, as patio is an important part of your garden.
Surface material- most common surface to build a patio is the paving slab. Get best quality slab you can afford and it will last longer as well as look good for many years.