Outdoor entertainment spaces not only add extra living space to your home but they can also increase its value. A thoughtfully designed area, easily accessible from the home can serve as a place for meals, spending time with friends, or just gathering together for the enjoyment of people’s company when the weather cooperates.
Many homeowners utilize such an area for the extra storage, spruce it up with colorful plants, add furniture for the feel of an additional room, or even go all out with the insertion of an outdoor kitchen – complete with grill, sink, and refrigerator. While not everyone is in need of all that outdoor space can offer, implementing one can be extremely beneficial to homeowners both personally and financially.
Construction materials for such a space range from concrete slabs to rubberized surfaces, outdoor carpet, wooden decking, and even brick pavers. While these pavers have made their mark in driveway and walkway projects – utilizing them to implement a new patio, outdoor space, or even a staircase if you’re in need of taking it to the next level – they can be an affordable and long-lasting solution.
Depending on your landscape or the area where you wish to have this outdoor space installed, steps may be required to either get from the house entryway onto the entertainment surface or from one level to the next, if the yard extends downhill. Instead of having to break up the flow of the area, utilizing brick pavers as the staircase or few steps needed between rises can be extremely beneficial. If electing to install yourself there are a few paver steps mistakes to avoid, as the elevation changes can require precise measurements – professional installation is recommended.
The flow created by keeping all ground surfaces the same material correlates to how, inside the home, hardwood floors extend throughout the same level provide a sense of flow. Doing so outdoors can create a similar feeling and keeps the overall look from feeling broken up.
Steps are one area that everyone will use repeatedly. Unlike the ground surface which may receive more traffic in certain areas as opposed to others, the steps will be traversed by all members of the family and guests when using the outdoor space.
Your brick paver patio area is going to last for a lifetime, so why shouldn’t your steps. Instead of having to revisit the area in a few years to replace wooden steps or create an unsightly patch, should concrete steps crack, utilizing the brick pavers across all surfaces makes the most sense.
The experts at AMK Hardscapes are happy to offer a no obligation evaluation of your outdoor space or any other construction project and are willing to answer any questions you may have about the future of your investment. Their consultation involves taking considerations from the client and offering a full service, turnkey, job or providing assistance when needed or asked on any projects when needed. Their involvement is left to the homeowner and can be as much or little as requested during the construction of any particular project. Whether you need an explanation for a recommended surface type or are ready to move forward on a hardscaping project the AMK experts are ready and willing to assist. Call 303-525-8601 or contact us to inquire about an estimate today.