Patios are a great place to go and relax after a long day at work or curl up with a great book on a Sunday afternoon. Even if you only have a small area in your backyard you can make the most of it with an outdoor patio. Patios range from a simple concrete slab, with a table and chairs, to beautiful stone or wood multi layer patios complete with outdoor kitchens and dining space. You can also choose to cover your patio with a pergola for a bit of shade or even build a gazebo. There are a few outdoor patio projects that a homeowner could complete on their own, such as a small brick patio and some concrete patios. But if you are looking for something a little larger that includes intricate stone work or water features, you are best to call in a professional. The addition of a even a small patio offers a great return on your investment if you choose to sell your home in the future.
On this page of RenoCompare.com, review pictures of outdoor patios built or installed by other homeowners and contractors. Get ideas for your own project, or share a completed project of your own.