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    New Year, New Patio: 5 Questions To Get You Started

    As another year ends, it’s always a time for new beginnings. If finally taking the next steps towards your dream patio is on your New Year’s resolution list, we’ve got the patio design ideas you need to start your brainstorming. Now is the time to begin planning and get on your landscaper’s schedule to ensure your dream patio is ready on the first day of spring. First things first – take note of these key questions to answer before you get started.

    5 Questions to Ask When Researching Your Dream Patio:

    What are my goals for my new exterior space? Start with jotting down what you plan to use your patio for. Will you be holding outdoor parties to watch the big game or are you in need of an upscale entertainment venue that rivals the comfort of the interior of your home

    Where do I want my new patio to be located? Understanding the unique layout of your home and its exterior will help you determine the best place for your new patio. Walk around your property and search for the perfect vantage points to determine location and orientation.

    What materials should I use? Stained concrete, gray pavers or the desire for more natural materials like local stone may be considered while reviewing how these materials complement your existing landscapes and the exterior of your home.

    What type of maintenance and upkeep do I want? Be honest with yourself. New Year’s resolutions aside, what type of maintenance and upkeep makes sense of your lifestyle and personality type.

    Who will I choose to turn my vision into reality? Working with an experienced landscaper is the key to making your dream patio a reality. Check references, look at past projects and ask lots of questions before choosing the landscaper who can make it happen.

    The start of a new year is a great time to start brainstorming new patio design ideas. After you ring in the new year, take some time to answer these key questions that will help you define what your dream patio is going to look like.

    Hittle Landscaping, experts in landscaping since 1973, can partner with you to turn your New Year’s dream into reality. We’ll meet with you to truly understand your vision while lending our experience to create a plan that works for your unique property as well as your budget. Our reputation hinges on exceeding our customers’ expectations; we’re sure you’ll feel the same relaxing on your new patio this year.

    Start with a free consultation, and we’ll get to work.

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