Selecting the area for building your patio is very important. Seating in your favorite place with your loved ones will fill you with joy. But, building your patio in a place you do not really like will eventually make neglect your patio and not take advantage of your investment.

Here are things to really consider and keep in mind:

Articles in this series:

  • Do you have a favorite spot in your backyard?
  • The size and shape of your backyard
  • Does privacy really matter to you?
  • Does building the patio will adversely alter the grading of your backyard?
  • You build you patio for your enjoyment

Do you have a favorite spot in your back yard, like I have? If yes, imagine you sitting on a patio in your favorite spot. How does it feel in the morning? Do you have enough privacy? Are you comfortable enough? How does it feel in the afternoon? Do you have enough sun or shade? Is it anything missing?

All it mattersRemember that you will build you patio for your enjoyment. You absolutely have to be happy with the selected area and the size and shape of your patio. Have fun, make this a family activity! Have your loved ones select an area and compare notes.

If you have a preferred spot, but not enough privacy, here are some ideas on how to increase privacy in your backyard .

Now that you have selected an area, do not forget to verify whether building the patio on the selected area will adversely alter the grading of your backyard.

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