About Patio Designs

How to Design Your Dream Patio

Patio designing and planning is the first step before you get your hands dirty. Thorough planning means setting clear objectives, establishing a workable budget, get yourself familiar with the construction process and making informed decisions that keep the project running smoothly.

Surprisingly, the actual installation isn't very difficult. How to have a worthy and nice patio designs using easily sourced patio materials from your local stores or home depot? Below, you will find a video from Lowe’s home improvement expert, Mike Kraft, demonstrating how to design your dream patio and walkways. Some of the essential items required are,

  1. Nylon string
  2. Wood stakes
  3. Hammer
  4. Marking paint
  5. Line level
  6. Tape measure
  7. Garden hose
  8. Patio paver sand

DIY tools

Design a Patio or Walkway


After you created the suitable design for your patio, the next important stage will be laying foundation. Everything begins with a well prepared foundation, therefore you need to build a strong and solid patio foundation. Hence, to view the next step of how to lay your patio foundation correctly, please click here.

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