Additional space outdoors can also be used for planting beautiful flowers, vegetables and other plants. You can even grow your own organic vegetables and enjoy harvest, as you rest assured that the healthy food you are eating contains absolutely no pesticides. At the same time, adding flowers will be sure to automatically boost the appeal of your home`s portico. While plants and trees are also ornamental in purpose, they also serve to ensure that fresh air circulates around your home regularly. Trees also provide shade and are especially helpful for those hot summer days. Also consider making use of outdoor furniture, to further beautify the space, and to immediately expand your home.
The most common surface for a patio are paving slabs. There are many different types of paving slab with a wide range of price tags. Steer clear of concrete slabs - they are often more expensive than natural stone, will fade over time and always end up looking fake. Indian Sandstone has dominated the paving slab market for years as it is cheap, natural, widely available and looks good. Cheaper Indian Sandstone is not always the bargain it appears as it is thinner, or poorer quality and more porous causing leaching of the minerals in the mortar onto the top surface of the stone. There are some inexpensive granite slabs currently available that make a wonderful surface only slightly more expensive than Indian Sandstone. The more expensive options are Travertine, York stone, Basalt, and Marble. Polished concrete makes a wonderful contemporary surface for the patio. Resin bound gravel is not only great for driveways, but makes an excellent contribution to the patio paving when combined with other materials for textural contrast.
Serve you with pleasure, Architectook proudly presented its first inspiration in 2017. We’re home design and furniture enthusiasts, just like you. Today we're going to have more than 1,000 unique articles with more than 15,000 pictures & ideas …so We are pretty sure that you can find everything you want here. The primary focus of this interior ideas publication is to give you inspiration to make your home, your furniture, or your patio space more beautiful, organized and healthy. We believe that a calm, healthy also beautiful home is a necessary foundation for happiness and success in the world.
© 2005-2018 Architectook. Reproduction without explicit permission is prohibited. All Rights Reserved.