Summer is nearly upon us, and this is the time to turn your thoughts to the garden, which is about to be reclaimed after the chilly winter months, and if your yard is looking a little worse for wear, consider a revamp by adding a spacious patio. Timber decking makes for a very relaxing ambience and is the most practical terrace flooring, as it is easy to keep clean, while natural stone pavers have a timeless elegance all of their own, but before you start to examine the options, talk to an expert first.
Rather than looking at putting a terrace in your back garden, look at the area as a whole. With professional design, the terrace is merely a component of the entire garden, so expect there to be some radical changes.Modern insulated patios in Brisbane incorporate outdoor kitchens and hot tub spas, and with the focus on practicality and comfort, it is possible to significantly add to your living space in a stylish and functional way. If you call in the right company, they will basically take your garden dimensions and start from there, and they would also suggest things you might not have considered, such as multi-level or split areas, and together, you will gradually configure the perfect layout that provides you and your family with a warm and inviting ambience.
The Right Contractor
Everything is in a state of constant change, at least that’s what the scientists tell us, and it could be said of the landscape gardening industry, which has morphed into the “exterior design” facilitator, and they offer a comprehensive, full-on service that covers every aspect of a garden overhaul. Here are just a few things that a modern exterior design company would offer:
· Garage or carport (design and installation)
· Garden furniture
· Terrace (design and installation)
· Lawns, Shrub borders and trees
· Paths and driveways
When looking at design possibilities, one must factor in maintenance, as some garden layouts are very attractive, yet are high maintenance, and unless you have the time, it might be better to go for something more manageable.
At the design stage, you would need to calculate the budget for the project, and a good contractor would work with you to ensure the project is completed to budget. This is going to be a major improvement, and your budget should reflect this, and in the event your finances are not as healthy as they could be, it might be an idea to take out a home improvement loan, or better still, use some of the equity you have accrued over the years. Whatever style you choose, the improvement will add considerable value to the property, and if you are having a hot tub and outdoor kitchen fitted, this will really boost the value.
The modern, holistic approach means you deal with a single contractor, who designs and builds the perfect exterior area that gives you and your family many benefits for many years, and with their expertise, home comfort will be taken to a new level.
I'm Arthur Chapata, a Certified Designer, Home Builder, and Licensed Architect who helps people design and build affordable, sustainable homes.