Cost Effective Patio Design and Build
Outdoor Living Area Design
and Build Services in Bergen County
This cost effective patio design and build by almost PERFECT Landscaping of Bergen County shows how to “save” a bundle and gain an outdoor living area at the same time. Utilizing this proven technique, the savings versus flagstone or cobblestone patios is substantial.
With outdoor living areas the current trend in landscape design and build, the average cost of installing a natural stone patio averages somewhere between $15.00 and $20.00 per square foot. That puts an average 18 ft by 12 ft (216 sq ft) patio’s cost at around $3900.00 give or take (usually take).
The above estimated price is inclusive of all costs normally found within a natural stone patio design and build installation. These are surface prep, layout of material, proper drainage sloping and edging restraints.
You can expect to pay extra to have any existing structures demolished or removed or to have their lawn graded extensively.
So just what are my alternatives?
In lieu of pavers, fieldstone or cobble stone; utilize natural stone. Natural stone can be obtained in shades ranging from red to brown to grey to greens, black and more. Some stones may even be multicolored. You can choose to use either a single color of stone in order to create a simple, cohesive look, or elect to use a variety of colors for greater interest.
Natural stones come in all shapes and sizes, including small, large, rounded and flat. Homeowners may choose to create their patios with several smaller stones or only a few larger stones, depending on the size of the patio they want to create and the look they desire. They can also choose between flat, sharper stones for a more modern look or softer rounded stones for a more natural look.
Homeowners also have several options when it comes to the size and shape of their natural stone patio, as natural stone can be used to create pretty much any size or shape a homeowner may request. Homeowners may choose a small, cozy patio to fit into a small backyard or a large, spacious patio to accommodate all of their friends for a barbeque. They may also choose any patio shape, such as a circle, square, rectangle or freeform shape.
Natural stone patios are not just beautiful, but are also very useful as well. Patios are the perfect place to entertain friends and family as well as the perfect place for people to enjoy some peace and quiet at the end of a long day. Patios are also great for decorating, adding additional outdoor living space, adding beauty to a backyard and increasing a home’s market value.
With the use of these materials and proper design and build your patio will last for years and cost wise you will save overall on your project approximtely 25 to 30%.
Interested in a patio or want more information – Call APLNJ today at 201-389-6979 and see for yourself what many others at Angie’s List have already said. “almost PERFECT Landscaping” has won the super service award in many categories for five consecutive years straight” ( 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013,2014 )
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