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Anyone who’s ever had to plan a part of their home almost always wishes that they had done something else entirely differently after it's completed. It's that or they somehow realize something they feel they should've done during the planning stages. Hopefully with the help of this quick guide we could go over some of the more important (and some that would just be plain helpful) points you should go over when you plan your Perth Patio.



Cook Up Your Plans in the Heat of Summer

The long, warm days of summer is the perfect time for you to plan your Perth patio. The sunny season is perfect to tell apart where you want your patio to be, especially if you're building it alongside a garden or landscaping project. While there are some who prefer to have their patio on the sunny side of their backyard, there are also those who would rather have in in the shade, and the bright days of summer can help in plotting those places out.

Consider Access Points
Drainage, water access, hose placements, doorways, pathways, windows - these are all things that you should also consider. Your patio will most likely be a place for you to relax and unwind and you can't really do much of that if you get wires in the way, or would have to be bothered in some way.

Decking as Terrain Solution
If you've got an uneven or a drastically sloping backyard, building a deck can be a great way to keep things flat and even. A deck extended out from your home will not only solve your awkward lawn problem, it can also make is a lot safer, especially for kids and elderly folk.

Build It With Your House
When planning your patio it's important that you not treat it separately from your home. Most homeowners put too much focus on building their perfect ideal of a patio that they often forget to consider how it would work with the rest of their house. Even if you do build a great patio, it could end up rather disjointed from the rest of your home.

Check For Permits
Before you even set off building or even designing your patio project, make sure you check with local authorities as to what you're actually allowed to build. This means checking with building permits, property development rights if your home is on lease or such. If unsure about what any of this means, best consult with professionals.